20. January 2013 15:00
Your typical web service call to an OWIN based application goes through the following path:
The purpose of OwinHttpMessageHandler is to allow you to do this:
This is useful for:
- End-to-end testing where you don't want to hit the network stack for performance or build server reasons.
- Testing your owin middleware or owin compatible framework.
- Invoking web service http endpoints or issuing requests against web applications in embedded scenarios through a common pipeline.
Feeback welcome, as always.