This morning, I jumped in to help out my friend Julie Lerman with a question about using jQuery with ASP.NET WebAPI. In my mind, that's easy... something I've wired up lots of times and shouldn't be a problem. I offered to pair program for a bit and take a look at the code, after all... how hard could it be?
This was an interesting and simple block of jQuery that was expecting JSON from a service. A simple WebAPI controller, similar to the one we were attempting to query looked a little like this: