CORS support for ASP.NET Web API

added by kalyanms1
3/26/2013 1:25:17 AM


Cross-origin resource sharing (CORS) is a standard that allows your web pages to make AJAX requests to another domain. The idea of implementing this standard to ASP.NET Web API came from Brock Allen. This post outlines the preview of CORS support for ASP.NET Web API.If you try to make a request to a service that is hosted in different domain then browser actually blocks that request. Create a new ASP.NET Web API project in Visual Studio 2012 and run the application then you will see the result something like below