Tag Archives: ASP.NET Core

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 […]

Using Protobuf Media Formatters with ASP.NET Core

Theis 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 Setting up te […]

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: […]

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 […]

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 […]

.NET Core, ASP.NET Core logging with NLog and PostgreSQL

This article shows how .NET Core or ASP.NET Core applications can log to a PostgreSQL database using NLog. Code: https://github.com/damienbod/AspNetCoreNlog Other 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 .NET Core logging […]