The "protocol violation" with the misleading error message

Before reading this, refresh your memory of Joel Spolsky's wonderful post on the Law of Leaky Abstractions []. After determining it was possible to write a replacement HttpClient for WP8.1 Silverlight [https://www.

Dealing with a "protocol violation" on WP 8.1

In my last post [], I discussed how Windows Phone and Store apps will refuse to parse HTTP responses (namely headers) that do not strictly follow RFC2616 []

WP8 Debugging for Fun and ... Profit?

Since I lost several hours on this today, I thought I'd quickly share my experience. There were very few results for the inital terms I searched for so perhaps this may help someone in the future. Laziness I've been working

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