Deploying Ember.js with ASPNET WEB API

I am using lineman.js to create my ember app which talks to an web api backend.  Ember expects all css files at /css, all js files at /js, all font at /fonts and all images at /images. My build script moves these folders in the /content folder.  Luckily, there is an easy way to(…)

EmberJs and ASPNET MVC WebAPI Validation

EmberJs and ASPNET MVC WebAPI Validation

I use ember.js for my front end which talks to an REST ASP.NET Web API backend.  I wanted to leverage the awesome validation built into ASP.NET.  So when I post the following JSON to my /api/users

I should get errors because the email and password are required fields and I do.  The returned JSON(…)

EmberJs and ASP.NET Web API and JSON Serialization

I just switched from Angular to Ember for a new project and really enjoying it.  Per the requirements, I need to use ASP.NET WEB API which is actually pretty impressive.  I instantly ran into a problem though.  Ember expects its json results to be wrapped i.e. Ember expects:

But the API returns


StarterWeb MVP – A Modern Web App Starter Template

My co-founder and I have been reading a lot of startup books lately.  If you are mildly interested in startups, you can’t escape the term MVP.  MVP or Minimum Viable Product is a concept popularized by Eric Ries author of  The Lean Startup. In product development, the Minimum Viable Product or MVP is a strategy used for fast and quantitative market testing(…)

Simplify Azure Deployment

It blows my mind how freaking difficult and slow Azure deployments are…  I have used AppHarbor and Google AppEngine in other projects and I can deploy a new version in about 20 seconds flat.  Azure is painful.  For starters, my deployment package is 50 megs.  50 FREAKING MEGS!!!  Are you kidding me???  It’s an MVC(…)