MySQL with Entity Framework Core in ASP.NET Core

.NET Core offers.NET developers a great way to create cross-platform applications. If you want to create a web app with some database support, most likely you will use Entity Framework (EF) Core and ASP.NET Core. In this blog post, I’d like to give you some tips if you choose to use MySQL. 1. Db Provider…


PowerShell Core 6.0: Generally Available (GA) and Supported!

PowerShell Core 6.0 is a new edition of PowerShell that is cross-platform (Windows, macOS, and Linux), open-source, and built for heterogeneous environments and the hybrid cloud. First and foremost, thank you to all of our amazing community, especially our open-source contributors (the most recent of which you can find on our community dashboard at https://aka.ms/PSGitHubBI)…


How to call an async method from a console app main method

This article has been moved to its new home here:  https://benperk.github.io/msdn/2017/2017-03-how-to-call-an-async-method-from-a-console-app-main-method.html I find myself needing to look this code snippet up time to time so I thought I’d write it up. Check out some of my other articles I wrote in regards to ASP.NET Core and .Net Core How to call an async method from a…


.NET Core application, where is my EXE, how to publish

This article has been moved to its new home here:  https://benperk.github.io/msdn/2017/2017-03-net-core-application-where-is-my-exe-how-to-publish.html Short answer, there isn’t one.  When you compile your .NET Core console application for example, you get a DLL.  Then you execute it using the DOTNET command from the .NET Core SDK found here. Check out some of my other articles I wrote in regards…


How I called an asynchronous method from a loop

This article has been moved to its new home here:  https://benperk.github.io/msdn/2017/2017-03-how-i-called-an-asynchronous-method-from-a-loop.html Check out some of my other articles I wrote in reagrds to ASP.NET Core and .Net Core How to call an async method from a console app main method How to deploy a .NET Core console application to Azure, WebJob .NET Core application, where is…


Setting up and using GitHub in Visual Studio 2015

This article has been moved to its new home here:  https://benperk.github.io/msdn/2016/2016-04-setting-up-and-using-github-in-visual-studio-2015.html Although I use TFS a lot, I thought I would setup a GitHub repository to host a public copy of my IIS, ASP.NET and C# troubleshooting labs located here. Here is how I did it. Install the GitHub extension for Visual Studio Create your GitHub…