Microsoft DevRadio: (Part 3) Using Windows Azure to Build Back-End Services for Windows 8 Apps – ASP.NET Web API

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Abstract:
Back for part 3 in their series for “Using Windows Azure to Build Back-End Services for Windows 8 apps”, Peter Laudati, Brian Hitney and Andrew Duthie show us how easy it is to host services built with the ASP.NET Web API using the new Windows Azure Web Sites feature. Check out the full article here.

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IMPORTANT:

The Queryable attribute, as shown in the demo in this show, allows all supported query operations by default. Since some of these operations could potentially be used to attempt to mount DOS attacks, by sending complex queries to your service. As such, you should consider limiting the types of queries you allow using some simple properties you can add to the Queryable attribute, as shown in this blog post.

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