Category .NET

Secure ASP.NET Core MVC with Angular using IdentityServer4 OpenID Connect Hybrid Flow

This article shows how an ASP.NET Core MVC application using Angular in the razor views can be secured using IdentityServer4 and the OpenID Connect Hybrid Flow. The user interface uses server side rendering for the MVC views and the Angular app is then implemented in the razor view. The required security features can be added […]

Using Angular in an ASP.NET Core View with Webpack

This article shows how Angular can be run inside an ASP.NET Core MVC view using Webpack to build the Angular application. By using Webpack, the Angular application can be built using the AOT and Angular lazy loading features and also profit from the advantages of using a server side rendered view. If you prefer to […]

ASP.NET Core IdentityServer4 Resource Owner Password Flow with custom UserRepository

This article shows how a custom user store or repository can be used in IdentityServer4. This can be used for an existing user management system which doesn’t use Identity or request user data from a custom source. The Resource Owner Flow using refresh tokens is used to access the protected data on the resource server. […]

ASP.NET Core Error Management with elmah.io

This article shows how to use elmah.io error management with an ASP.NET Core application. The error, log data is added to elmah.io using different elmah.io nuget packages, directly from ASP.NET Core and also using an NLog elmah.io target. Code: https://github.com/damienbod/AspNetCoreElmah elmah.io is an error management system which can help you monitor, find and fix application […]

Testing an ASP.NET Core MVC Protobuf API using HTTPClient and xUnit

The article shows how to test an ASP.NET Core MVC API using xUnit and a HTTPClient client using Protobuf for the content formatters. Code: https://github.com/damienbod/AspNetMvc6ProtobufFormatters Posts in this series: ASP.NET Core Using Protobuf Formatters Testing an ASP.NET Core MVC Protobuf API using HTTPClient and xUnit The test project tests the ASP.NET Core API produced here. […]

Implementing an Audit Trail using ASP.NET Core and Elasticsearch with NEST

This article shows how an audit trail can be implemented in ASP.NET Core which saves the audit documents to Elasticsearch using NEST. Code: https://github.com/damienbod/AspNetCoreElasticsearchNestAuditTrail Should I just use a logger? Depends. If you just need to save requests, responses and application events, then a logger would be a better solution for this use case. I […]

Docker compose with ASP.NET Core, EF Core and the PostgreSQL image

This article show how an ASP.NET Core application with a PostgreSQL database can be setup together using docker as the deployment containers for both web and database parts of the application. docker-compose is used to connect the 2 containers and the application is build using Visual Studio 2017. Code: https://github.com/damienbod/AspNetCorePostgreSQLDocker Setting up the PostgreSQL docker […]