Five Visual Studio 2017 Extensions for Web Developers

You’ve downloaded and installed Visual Studio 2017, and it’s a great improvement over previous versions.  Now what?  How can you make your web development experience better?  In this article, we will recommend five Visual Studio extensions that will make your day-to-day tasks easier and even more enjoyable. Razor Language Service When you’re building ASP.NET Core… Read more

ASP.NET Documentation Now on docs.microsoft.com

This post was written by Wade Pickett We are happy to announce ASP.NET documentation and guidance has been migrated to docs.microsoft.com! Better Together and Great Features This brings the ASP.NET documentation together with ASP.NET Core, C#, Entity Framework Core, Azure, Visual Studio, C++, and SQL on Linux. docs.microsoft.com will allow for a consistent experience across… 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 the ongoing Bug Bounty for .NET Core and ASP.NET Core

It’s with a great deal of pleasure that I can announce an on-going bug bounty for .NET Core and ASP.NET Core, our cross platform runtime and web stack. During the RC1 and RC2 bounty periods we received quite a few interesting, intriguing and even puzzling bugs which we’ve addressed. The RC 1 bounty included one… Read more

Notes from the ASP.NET Community Standup – Feb. 23, 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 5 framework over the previous week. … Read more

ASP.NET Community Standup – February 16, 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 5 framework over the previous week. … Read more

ASP.NET Community Standup – February 2, 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 5 framework over the previous week. … Read more

An Update on ASP.NET Core and .NET Core

Two weeks ago, the ASP.NET team announced during the weekly ASP.NET Community Standup and on our blogs it was decided to rename ASP.NET 5 to ASP.NET Core 1.0. This announcement generated great questions that I’ll answer in this post. I’ll also update you on our progress with the ASP.NET Core and .NET Core releases. Why… Read more