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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. […]

.NET Core logging to MySQL using NLog

This article shows how to log to MySQL in a .NET Core application using NLog. Code: https://github.com/damienbod/AspNetCoreNlog NLog posts in this series: ASP.NET Core logging with NLog and Microsoft SQL Server ASP.NET Core logging with NLog and Elasticsearch Settings the NLog database connection string in the ASP.NET Core appsettings.json ASP.NET Core, logging to MySQL using […]

Contributing to OSS projects on gitHub using fork and upstreams

This article is a simple guideline on how you could contribute to gitHub OSS projects using fork and upstream. This is not the only way to do it. git Extensions is used for this demo, but any git client can be used. In this example, aspnet/AspLabs from Microsoft is used as the target repository. So […]

ASP.NET Core, Angular with Webpack and Visual Studio

This article shows how Webpack could be used together with Visual Studio ASP.NET Core and Angular. Both the client and the server side of the application is implemented inside one ASP.NET Core project which makes it easier to deploy. Code: VS2017 angular 4.x | VS2017 angular 2.x Blogs in this series: ASP.NET Core, Angular with […]

SQL Localization NuGet package for ASP.NET Core

I have released a simple SQL Localization NuGet package which can be used with ASP.NET Core and any database supported by Entity Framework Core. The localization can be used like the default ASP.NET Core localization. I would be grateful for feedback, new feature requests, pull requests, or ways of improving this package. Features Supports any […]

Adding Cache safe links to a Grunt build in ASP.NET Core 1.0

The post shows how to add cache safe links and scripts to a HTML file using grunt in a ASP.NET Core 1.0 application. The post uses the grunt build configuration from this blog, ( ASP.NET Core 1.0 Typescript AngularJS application with a grunt production configuration ). Code: https://github.com/damienbod/AspNet5TypescriptProductionGrunt 2016.07.01: Updated to ASP.NET Core 1.0 RTM […]

MVC searching with Elasticsearch Highlighting

This article shows how to use Elasticsearch highlighting in a MVC application for search results. The application does a simple Elasticsearch Fuzzy Query and the highlighted results are displayed in a Razor view. Code: https://github.com/damienbod/MVCSearchHighlightingElasticsearch Other Tutorials: Part 1: ElasticsearchCRUD introduction Part 2: MVC application search with simple documents using autocomplete, jQuery and jTable Part […]