The article shows how to implement user management for an ASP.NET Core application using ASP.NET Core Identity. The application uses custom claims, which need to be added to the user identity after a successful login, and then an ASP.NET Core policy is used to authorize the identity. Code: https://github.com/damienbod/AspNetCoreAngularSignalRSecurity Setting up the Project The demo […]

The article shows how to implement an OData client from an ASP.NET Core application. Bearer token authorization is used to secure the API. Code: https://github.com/damienbod/AspNetCoreOData This blog is part 2 from this blog: Part 1: OData with ASP.NET Core Setting up the applications Three applications are used to implement this, the StsServerIdentity, which is the […]

This article explores how to setup an OData API with ASP.NET Core. The application uses Entity Framework Core with a database first approach using the adventureworks 2016 Microsoft SQL Database. Code: https://github.com/damienbod/AspNetCoreOData Part 2: Using an OData Client with an ASP.NET Core API https://damienbod.com/2018/10/18/using-an-odata-client-with-an-asp-net-core-api/ Setting up the Database The adventureworks 2016 database from the Microsoft/sql-server-samples […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]