ASP.NET 5 is dead – Introducing ASP.NET Core 1.0 and .NET Core 1.0

This post originally appeared on Scott Hanselman’s blog at: Naming is hard. There are only two hard things in Computer Science: cache invalidation and naming things. – Phil Karlton It’s very easy to armchair quarterback and say that “they should have named it Foo and it would be easy” but very often there’s many… Read more

WCF Connected Service Visual Studio Extension Preview for ASP.NET 5 Projects

Over the years, many Visual Studio developers have enjoyed the productivity that Add Service Reference Dialog Box provided when their projects need to access Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) services. WCF team is excited to introduce you to the support of Add Service Reference functionality for ASP.NET 5 projects via WCF Connected Service extension preview. This… Read more

.NET Core and ASP.NET Bug Bounty Update

As we’ve now released RC1 of .NET Core and ASP.NET restrictions on areas for investigation are now lifted. The entire cross platform stack, including networking is now in scope and eligible for bounty submissions. The ASP.NET web site has instructions on how to install RC1 on Windows, Linux and OS X. Windows researchers can use Visual… Read more

Announcing ASP.NET 5 Release Candidate 1

Update – 11-30-2015: The ASP.NET 5 RC1 installers and DNX packages have been updated to address the following issues: If you run the Windows installer from a folder that contains previous versions of the MSI installers for DNVM (DotNetVersionManager-x64.msi or DotNetVersionManager-x86.msi) or the ASP.NET tools for Visual Studio (WebToolsExtensionsVS14.msi or WebToolsExtensionsVWD14.msi), the installer will fail… Read more

Unit testing with DNX (ASP.NET 5) projects

One common question that I get is “How do I unit test my ASP.NET 5 (DNX) projects?” The biggest reason for the question is because we don’t have a good starting point (File->New Project) for unit testing. I’m happy to say that today we’ve solved this problem. We now have templates for both Visual Studio… Read more

Announcing Availability of ASP.NET 5 beta 6

It feels like we just did this… we just announced an ASP.NET release, and here comes another one.  The development team has been hard at work right through the release of Visual Studio 2015 to deliver an updated set of packages and tools for you to use with ASP.NET 5.  This release, labeled ASP.NET 5… Read more

Announcing ASP.NET 4.6 and ASP.NET 5 beta 5 in Visual Studio 2015 Release

Long time readers of this blog or followers of the ASP.NET Community Standup know that this day was coming, and we have a released version of ASP.NET 4.6 framework and tools with Visual Studio 2015.  Not only are we shipping ASP.NET 4.6, but we are also including with Visual Studio 2015 a bundle of ASP.NET… Read more

Updates to ASP.NET 5 yeoman generators for beta 5

Hi everyone the blog post below is written by Peter Blazejewicz, who is a core contributor to the yeoman generators for ASP.NET 5. Peter took care of the majority of the updates for beta 5. I hope you enjoy, please leave your thoughts below in the comments. Hi folks! This week marks the release of… Read more

ASP.NET 5 Beta5 Now Available

This week we released ASP.NET 5 Beta5 as an in-place update to Visual Studio 2015 RC on! The version that shipped with VS2015RC was Beta4 so you’ll definitely want toget this update. ASP.NET 5 Beta5 is loaded with lots of new features, improvements, and bug fixes. It’s important to remember that there’s the ASP.NET… Read more

Application Insights for ASP.NET 5 – you’re in control

ASP.NET 5 apps can now be monitored for performance and usage with Visual Studio Application Insights. The composability of components in ASP.NET 5 makes it very easy to integrate telemetry modules into your app design in a flexible way. With the feedback you get about the performance and effectiveness of your app in the wild,… Read more