64 bit ASP.NET Core on Azure App Service

When creating an Azure App Service .NET Core is already pre-installed. However, only the 32 bit .NET runtime is installed. In this post we will look at a  few ways that you can get a 64 bit runtime on Azure App Service During the 2.1 timeframe we are hoping to have both 32 and 64… Read more

Testing ASP.NET Core MVC web apps in-memory

This post was written and submitted by Javier Calvarro Nelson, a developer on the ASP.NET Core MVC team Testing is an important part of the development process of any app. In this blog post we’re going to explore how we can test ASP.NET Core MVC app using an in-memory server. This approach has several advantages:… Read more

Configuring HTTPS in ASP.NET Core across different platforms

As the web moves to be more secure by default, it’s more important than ever to make sure your websites have HTTPS enabled. And if you’re going to use HTTPS in production its a good idea to develop with HTTPS enabled so that your development environment is as close to your production environment as possible…. Read more

Recent updates for publishing

We have recently added a few interesting features for ASP.NET publishing. The updates include: Container Registry Publish Updates Create publish profile without publishing In this post, we will briefly describe these updates. We will get started with the container related news. Container Registry Publish Updates Container development (e.g. Docker) has grown in popularity recently, including… Read more

Sharing Configuration in ASP.NET Core SPA Scenarios

This is a guest post from Mike Rousos ASP.NET Core 2.0 recently released and, with it, came some new templates, including new project templates for single-page applications (SPA) served from an ASP.NET Core backend. These templates make it easy to setup a web application with a rich JavaScript frontend and powerful ASP.NET Core backend. Even… Read more

User accounts made easy with Azure

One of the most common requirements for web applications is for users create accounts for the purpose of access control and personalization. While ASP.NET templates have always made it easy to create an application that uses a database you control to register and track user accounts, that introduces other complications over the long term. As… Read more

Announcing SignalR (alpha) for ASP.NET Core 2.0

Today we are glad to announce an alpha release of SignalR for ASP.NET Core 2.0. This is the first official preview release of a new SignalR that is compatible with ASP.NET Core. It consists of a server component, a .NET client targeting .NET Standard 2.0 and a JavaScript/TypeScript client. What’s New? SignalR for ASP.NET Core… Read more

Getting Started with Windows Containers

Containers provide a way of running an application in a controlled environment, isolated from other applications running on the machine, and from the underlying infrastructure. They are a cost-effective way of abstracting away the machine, ensuring that the application runs in the same conditions, from development, to test, to production. Containers started in Linux, as… Read more

ASP.NET Core 2.0 Features

Last week we announced the release of ASP.NET Core 2.0 and described some top new features, including Razor Pages, new and updated templates, and Application Insights integration. In this blog post we are going to dig into more details of features in 2.0. This list is not exhaustive or in any particular order, but highlights… Read more