Web Developers Community (WDC) updates

July 29, 2011

If you are not familiar with our user group, the Israeli WDC user group is a meeting place for web developers, designers, and architects, where we discuss new and existing web technologies, best practices in web development, and any other interesting stuff that relates to the web world. The user group is managed by Gal Kogman and yours truly, with the support of Microsoft Israel. You can read more about the user group on our Microsoft page (a bit outdated), and for the latest news and information, I suggest you visit our Facebook page. The first reason...
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Cross-Origin Resource Sharing (CORS) and WCF

July 2, 2011

Yesterday I encountered the following question in the MSDN forums about calling a cross-domain WCF RESTful service from Chrome. The problem with doing the above is because there is a cross-domain call to a WCF service. When you are using Chrome, the browser tries to find out if it can do the call by sending a cross-origin resource sharing (CORS) request, as explained in this article. In IE, you will most likely get a cross-domain exception. After searching the web a bit, I found that the immediate solution is to change the supported HTTP method of the...