Author Archives: damienbod

Creating a PDF in ASP.NET Core using MigraDoc PDFSharp

This article shows how to use MigraDoc in ASP.NET Core to create PDF documents. In the last blog post, Creating a PDF in ASP.NET Core, PDFSharp was used to create the PDF. MigraDoc is used on top on this, which makes it easy to create tables and other document layouts. Code: https://github.com/damienbod/AspNetCorePdf Setting up the […]

Creating PDF files in ASP.NET Core

This article shows how to create PDF files in ASP.NET Core. I decided I wanted to use PDFSharp, because I like this library, but no NuGet packages exist for .NET Standard 2.0. YetaWF created a port for this, which was used 1:1 in this example, without changes. It would be great to see PDFSharp as […]

Deploying an ASP.NET Core application to Windows IIS

This article explains how to deploy an ASP.NET Core application to a Windows hosted IIS Server. Most applications are now deployed to a cloud hosted solutions like Azure App Services, but sometimes it is required to deploy to an IIS. I ran into an number of issues, which weren’t very well documented, which surprised me […]

Implementing a multi-tenant OIDC Azure AD external login for IdentityServer4

This article shows how to setup a multi-tenant Azure AD external login for IdentityServer4 which uses ASP.NET Core Identity. Code: IdentityServer4 app with Identity Setting up the Azure AD Application registration for multiple tenants An Azure AD Application registration needs to be setup for the Active Directory tenant. Login to the Azure portal and switch […]

Is Active Route Tag Helper for ASP.NET MVC Core with Razor Page support

Ben Cull did an excellent tag helper which makes it easy to set the active class element using the route data from an ASP.NET Core MVC application. This blog uses this and extends the implementation with support for Razor Pages. Original blog: Is Active Route Tag Helper for ASP.NET MVC Core by Ben Cull The […]

Disabling parts of ASP.NET Core Identity

This article shows how to disable parts of ASP.NET Core Identity in a Web Application. In the ASP.NET Core Identity, the Identiy UI is deployed as part of the NuGet package. So per default everything is enabled and you have to opt-out, unlike the older versions which was opt-in. If you are not careful, this […]

Updating part of an ASP.NET Core MVC View which uses Forms

This article shows how to update part of an ASP.NET Core MVC view which uses forms. Sometimes, within a form, some values depend on other ones, and cannot be updated on the client side. Changes in the form input values sends a partial view update which updates the rest of the dependent values, but not […]