Reusing Configuration Files in ASP.NET Core

Introduction The release of ASP.NET Core 1.0 has enticed existing ASP.NET customers to migrate their projects to this new platform. While working with a customer to move their assets to ASP.NET Core, we encountered an obstacle. Our customer had a many configuration files (*.config) they used regularly. They had hundreds of configuration files that would… Read more

The week in .NET: On .NET with Steeltoe – C# Functional Extensions – Firewatch

To read last week’s post, see The week in .NET: .NET Core 1.0.1 – On .NET with Peachpie – Avalonia – Folk Tale. On .NET Last week, we had David Morhovich and Zach Brown on the show to talk about Steeltoe: This week, we’ll speak with Sébastien Ros about Orchard 2, the new version of… Read more

Custom ASP.NET Core Middleware Example

One of the great things about ASP.NET Core is its extensibility. The behavior of an ASP.NET Core app’s HTTP request handling pipeline can be easily customized by specifying different middleware components. This allows developers to plug in request handlers like MVC middleware, static file providers, authentication, error pages, or even their own custom middleware. In… Read more

The week in .NET: .NET Core 1.0.1 – On .NET with Peachpie – Avalonia – Folk Tale

To read last week’s post, see The week in .NET – 9/7/2016. .NET Core 1.0.1 shipped! We shipped .NET Core 1.0.1 yesterday. Check out the announcement! On .NET Last week, we spoke with Benjamin Fistein and Jakub Míšek about Peachpie, a PHP compiler for .NET. We’ve had Ben and Jakub on the show before, and… Read more

Announcing September 2016 Updates for .NET Core 1.0

Today, we are releasing a set of reliability and quality updates for .NET Core 1.0. The quickest way to get the updates is to head over to dot.net/core and follow the updated install instructions for your operating system. You can download and install the update as an MSI for Windows, a PKG for macOS and… Read more

The week in .NET – 9/7/2016

To read last week’s post, see The week in .NET – 8/30/2016. On .NET Last week, Ayende Rahien was on the show to talk about RavenDB and .NET: This week, we’ll speak with Benjamin Fistein and Jakub Míšek from Peachpie to get an update on their PHP compiler for .NET, which now works on .NET… Read more

The week in .NET – 8/30/2016

To read last week’s post, see The week in .NET – 8/23/2016. On .NET Last week, Phillip Carter was on the show and gave some pretty neat intro-level F# demos. This week, we’ll talk to Ayende Rahien from Hibernating Rhinos, about RavenDB and .NET. The show begins at 11AM Pacific Time on Channel 9. We’ll… Read more

What’s New in C# 7.0

What follows is a description of all the planned language features in C# 7.0. With the release of Visual Studio “15” Preview 4, most of these features are coming alive. Now is a great time to take them for a spin and tell us your thoughts! C# 7.0 adds a number of new features and… Read more

The week in .NET – 8/23/2016

To read last week’s post, see The week in .NET – 8/16/2016. On .NET Last week, we moved into our new studios with Channel 9, where JB Evain joined me to interview Lucas Meijer from Unity. We had our fair share of technical hiccups, but Lucas gave some great demos: This week, we’ll bump up… Read more

PowerShell is now open-source, and cross-platform

The PowerShell team made a few announcements today: it’s going open-source, and it’s now available on Windows, Mac, and Linux. This is excellent news in itself, but the .NET team wanted to take the time to analyze what this means for .NET developers. First, the availability of PowerShell on Linux and macOS, while it doesn’t… Read more