Empty ASP.NET Web API Project Template
This is a much emptier project template for ASP.NET Web API.
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To add VS 2013 support, download the file somewhere and rename to .zip
Then open it with some archiver and edit extension.vsixm anifest . Change <VisualStudio Version="11.0"> to <VisualStudio Version="12.0"> under <SupportedProdu cts>. Rename back to .vsix and you are ready to go.
if you have issue under Visual Studio 2010, please see solution in this link:
https://github. com/moodmosaic/ EmptyWebApiProj ectTemplate/iss ues/2 replaced "AspNetMvc4VS11 " with "AspNetMvc4VS20 10" in EmptyWebApiProj ectTemplate.vst emplate file and rebuilded extension
Used this in combination with the nice tutorial over at http://www.code
project.com/Art icles/615805/Cr eating-a-Clean- Minimal-Footpri nt-ASP-NET-WebA PI to mock a lightweight RESTful service at work. Worked fine in vs2012. Thanks!
I can't get this to work for VS 2010 on Windows XP. I keep getting a 'path too long' error.
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September 25, 2013
Any way we can get a VB version of this?
September 27, 2013
Good idea. I will keep this thread updated.
October 21, 2013
Any updates on a possible VB version? thx
October 23, 2013
I am planning to create a VB version too.
Although I haven't start creating the template yet, it is going to available for Visual Studio 2013 (here, on the Visual Studio gallery) while previous versions (2010, 2012 will be archived on the github repository.)
March 06, 2015
Nikos, did you ever get the VB version online?
March 07, 2015
Thank you for asking. Unfortunately, no. :( I've been busy with so many other stuff, that I've actually lost track of what the current state is, regarding Web API templates.
December 11, 2012
After installation, where do I find the new project type? What's it called?
December 12, 2012
Select 'ASP.NET MVC 4 Web Application', then the 'Empty Web API' project template.
December 12, 2012
Ah, it's a template for a template :) Tricky.