Tag Archives: ASP.NET Core

Securing an ASP.NET Core MVC application which uses a secure API

The article shows how an ASP.NET Core MVC application can implement security when using an API to retrieve data. The OpenID Connect Hybrid flow is used to secure the ASP.NET Core MVC application. The application uses tokens stored in a cookie. This cookie is not used to access the API. The API is protected using […]

Sending Direct Messages using SignalR with ASP.NET core and Angular

This article should how SignalR could be used to send direct messages between different clients using ASP.NET Core to host the SignalR Hub and Angular to implement the clients. Code: https://github.com/damienbod/AspNetCoreAngularSignalRSecurity Other posts in this series: Getting started with SignalR using ASP.NET Core and Angular SignalR Group messages with ngrx and Angular Using EF Core […]

Angular Configuration using ASP.NET Core settings

This post shows how ASP.NET Core application settings can be used to configure an Angular application. ASP.NET Core provides excellent support for different configuration per environment, and so using this for an Angular application can be very useful. Using CI, one release build can be automatically created with different configurations, instead of different release builds […]

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 2017-09-23 Updated to ASP.NET Core 2.0 Setting up Twilio Create an account and login to https://www.twilio.com/ Now create […]

Using Protobuf Media Formatters with ASP.NET Core

This article shows how to use Protobuf with an ASP.NET Core MVC application. The API uses the WebApiContrib.Core.Formatter.Protobuf Nuget package to add support for Protobuf. This package uses the protobuf-net Nuget package from Marc Gravell, which makes it really easy to use a really fast serializer, deserializer for your APIs. Code: https://github.com/damienbod/AspNetCoreWebApiContribProtobufSample History 2017-08-19 Updated […]

Implementing a silent token renew in Angular for the OpenID Connect Implicit flow

This article shows how to implement a silent token renew in Angular using IdentityServer4 as the security token service server. The SPA Angular client implements the OpenID Connect Implicit Flow ‘id_token token’. When the id_token expires, the client requests new tokens from the server, so that the user does not need to authorise again. Code: […]