I’ve been playing with the new MVC 4 Web API bits this week, and it seems really great so far. After playing around a bit, one of the first things that I realized I would need to do would be to fix the JSON serialization date format. Below are links to a couple of great articles that help when switching it from the DataContractSerializer to JSON.Net while it’s in Beta. Apparently JSON.Net will be there as the default once it releases, though.

Using JSON.Net with ASP.Net Web API

On the nightmare that is JSON Dates…

Media Formatters


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