Introducing the ASP.Net Async OutputCache Module

OutputCacheModule is ASP.NET’s default handler for storing the generated output of pages, controls, and HTTP responses.  This content can then be reused when appropriate to improve performance. Prior to the .NET Framework 4.6.2, the OutputCache Module did not support async read/write to the storage. Starting with the .NET Framework 4.6.2 release, we introduced a new… Read more

Visual Studio Tools for Azure Functions

Warning: We have discovered that installing this Preview breaks the ability to create or open .NET Core projects in Visual Studio 2015.  We are currently investigating, and will make a fix available as soon as it is ready.  In the meantime, do not install this on any machines where you plan to work with .NET… Read more

Notes from the ASP.NET Community Standup – November 22, 2016

This is the next in a series of blog posts that will cover the topics discussed in the ASP.NET Community Standup. The community standup is a short video-based discussion with some of the leaders of the ASP.NET development teams covering the accomplishments of the team on the new ASP.NET Core framework over the previous week…. Read more

MVP Hackathon 2016: Cool Projects from Microsoft MVPs

Last week was the annual MVP Summit on Microsoft’s Redmond campus.  We laughed, we cried, we shared stories around the campfire, and we even made s’mores.  Ok, I’m stretching it a bit about the last part, but we had a good time introducing the MVPs to some of the cool technologies you saw at Connect()… Read more

Notes from the ASP.NET Community Standup – November 1, 2016

This is the next in a series of blog posts that will cover the topics discussed in the ASP.NET Community Standup. The community standup is a short video-based discussion with some of the leaders of the ASP.NET development teams covering the accomplishments of the team on the new ASP.NET Core framework over the previous week…. Read more

Client-side debugging of ASP.NET projects in Google Chrome

Visual Studio 2017 RC now supports client-side debugging of both JavaScript and TypeScript in Google Chrome. For years, it has been possible to debug both the backend .NET code and the client-side JavaScript code running in Internet Explorer at the same time. Unfortunately, the capability was limited solely to Internet Explorer. In Visual Studio 2017… Read more

Put a .NET Core App in a Container with the new Docker Tools for Visual Studio

By now hopefully you’ve heard the good news that we’ve added first class support for building and running .NET applications inside of Docker containers in Visual Studio 2017 RC.  Visual Studio 2017 and Docker support building and running .NET applications using Windows containers (on Windows 10/Server 2016 only), and .NET Core applications on Linux containers,… Read more

Announcing the Fastest ASP.NET Yet, ASP.NET Core 1.1 RTM

We are happy to announce that ASP.NET Core 1.1 is now available as a stable release on nuget.org! This release includes a bunch of great new features along with many bug fixes and general enhancements. We invite you to try out the new features and to provide feedback. To update an existing project to ASP.NET… Read more

Bearer Token Authentication in ASP.NET Core

This is a guest post from Mike Rousos Introduction ASP.NET Core Identity automatically supports cookie authentication. It is also straightforward to support authentication by external providers using the Google, Facebook, or Twitter ASP.NET Core authentication packages. One authentication scenario that requires a little bit more work, though, is to authenticate via bearer tokens. I recently… Read more

Announcing ASP.NET Core 1.1 Preview 1

Today we are happy to announce the release of ASP.NET Core 1.1 Preview 1. This release includes a bunch of great new features along with many bug fixes and general enhancements. We invite you to try out the new features and to provide feedback. To update an existing project to ASP.NET Core 1.1 Preview 1… Read more