Tag Archives: ASP.NET WebAPI

Passed 70-487

I’m so excited, because I just passed the 70-487 exam, “Developing Microsoft Azure and Web Services”. That means I have earned the designation of “Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer: Web Applications”. It’s been over two years since I started studying for my first exam, with a break in the middle. So, I am really proud of this achievement, and I think it really validates my experience.
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Portico API

Sidwell’s flagship web product, Portico, is growing in so many ways. In addition to maintaining the original Silverlight control, I’ve developed a mobile website, and I am about to develop a whole new application containing several “widgets” using the Web AppBuilder for ArcGIS. We also have an Advanced Print Preview and some custom reports that access the backend. Portico has become so much more than a website — it’s a development platform — and I certainly will not predict the next applications to be built on this platform. So, I decided the time has come to separate the traditional Portico website from it’s backend services, and deliver the backend through a new API.
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