ASP.NET MVC 5.2.3, Web Pages 3.2.3 and Web API 5.2.3 Beta releases

While the MVC team is working hard on MVC 6 as part of the ASP.NET 5 effort, we also keep working on the 5.x packages. Today we are releasing a Beta of ASP.NET MVC 5.2.3, Web Pages 5.2.3 and Web API 5.2.3. This preview release addresses 12 issues. Here is the full list. Highlight of… Read more

Adding New Items to Your ASP.NET 5 Project with Yeoman Subgenerators

Hi Sayed here, this post is graciously authored by Shayne Boyer who is a member of the ASP.NET community that I’ve been working with lately. Enjoy. Sourabh Shirhatti did a great write up on the use of yeoman and the ASP.NET generator for creating projects, http://blogs.msdn.com/b/webdev/archive/2014/12/17/yeoman-generators-for-asp-net-vnext.aspx , but another advantage of yeoman is subgenerators for… Read more

Yeoman generators for ASP.NET 5

Hi everyone, this post is in my name but itโ€™s authored by Sourabh Shirhatti. He was a Program Manager Intern from the University of Texas at Austin that Iโ€™ve had the pleasure of working with this summer. This post is long overdue, we should have posted this a while back. Better late than never ๐Ÿ™‚… Read more

Content negotiation in MVC 6 (or how can I just write JSON)

[Update] – We decided to make two significant changes starting with Beta3, we are to not include the XML formatter by default, as well as special treat browsers. The content below is still relevant up to MVC 6 Beta2. Intro In this blog, I intend to provide a simplified how-things-work and how-to-change-the-behavior. It is not… Read more

Katana, ASP.NET 5, and bridging the gap

This post is for developers that have been using the Microsoft Owin components (e.g. the Katana project) and want to know how it relates to ASP.NET 5. As discussed in Katana’s roadmap, the next major version of Katana is being fully integrated into ASP.NET 5. This integration has resulted in several changes that make Katana… Read more

Announcing ASP.NET features in Visual Studio 2015 Preview and VS2013 Update 4

Today we released both Visual Studio 2015 Preview and VS2013 Update 4. The ASP.NET team provided many new features and updates to both the runtime and tooling in Visual Studio 2015 Preview, including: ASP.NET 5 Preview runtime with VS2015 Preview only. ASP.NET 5 Preview tooling with VS2015 Preview only. ASP.NET tooling update for both VS2015… Read more

New Developer and Debugging Features for Azure WebJobs in Visual Studio

With Visual Studio Update 3, the Web Tools Extensions team added a number of great features to make it easier for ASP.NET developers publishing web applications to Azure Websites to enable background processing using Azure WebJobs. Since the Update 3 release, Azure WebJobs has reached general availability, and to coincide with the release of Azure… Read more

Dialog box may be displayed to users when opening projects in Microsoft Visual Studio after installation of Microsoft .NET Framework 4.6

After the installation of the Microsoft .NET Framework 4.6, users may experience the following dialog box displayed in Microsoft Visual Studio when either creating new Web Site or Windows Azure project or when opening existing projects. Configuring Web http://localhost:64886/ for ASP.NET 4.5 failed. You must manually configure this site for ASP.NET 4.5 in order for… Read more

Where can you meet the team? November 2014 at AngleBrackets and Connect();

We’ve got two big events coming up next week.  AngleBrackets Nov 10th-13th in Vegas is an exciting open-source web conference that’s collocated with DevIntersections. That means you can register for one and attend both! Come see Scotts Hanselman and Scott Guthrie, along with web tooling PM Mads Kristensen and Mohit Srivastava , and industry luminaries like… Read more

ASP.NET Identity 2.2.0-alpha1

We are releasing a preview of ASP.NET Identity 2.2.0-alpha1. The main focus in this release was to fix bugs and address performance issues. Download this release You can download ASP.NET Identity from the NuGet gallery. You can install or update these packages using the NuGet Package Manager Console, like this: Install-Package Microsoft.AspNet.Identity.EntityFramework –Version 2.2.0-alpha1 -pre … Read more