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Background A widget in simple terms is a client side, browser based application, with small functionality, and which displays data coming from different sources.  I created a web widget for the Quote Me application in order to allow other applications to access my application data.  The application database is located in the cloud (Windows Azure Mobile Services).  I used the Web API to create a controller that will retrieve quote information from Azure.  ASP.NET Web API is a framework that makes it easy to build HTTP services that reach a broad range of clients, including browsers and mobile devices. ASP.NET Read more


Background I have a WinRT application called Quote Me.  I had an immediate need to allow the users to share my quotes via the People app in Windows 8. The only real way to accomplish this is to create a web application to provide a link for the share contract in WinRT. I decided to create a MVC application that will connect to my Azure database and display the quote. Some manipulation to the meta tag headers will be required in order to ensure that my share link displays properly in Facebook. Implementation in MVC I created a new WebAPI Read more