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Implementing Two-factor authentication with IdentityServer4 and Twilio

This article shows how to implement two factor authentication using Twilio and IdentityServer4 using Identity. On the Microsoft’s Two-factor authentication with SMS documentation, Twilio and ASPSMS are promoted, but any SMS provider can be used. Code: https://github.com/damienbod/AspNetCoreID4External Setting up Twilio Create an account and login to https://www.twilio.com/ Now create a new phone number and use […]

Implementing OpenID Implicit Flow using OpenIddict and Angular

This article shows how to implement the OpenID Connect Implicit Flow using OpenIddict hosted in an ASP.NET Core application, an ASP.NET Core web API and an Angular application as the client. Code: https://github.com/damienbod/AspNetCoreOpeniddictAngularImplicitFlow Three different projects are used to implement the application. The OpenIddict Implicit Flow Server is used to authenticate and authorise, the resource […]

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 Blogs in this series: ASP.NET Core, Angular with Webpack and Visual Studio […]