Tag Archives: dotnet

Create, Build, Deploy and Configure an Azure App Service with Azure DevOps and Azure CLI

This post shows how to create, build, deploy and configure an Azure App Service using Azure DevOps, Azure CLI and Powershell. An Azure Service is created in Azure using Azure DevOps with Azure CLI and Powershell. The Azure App Service is created and built using ASP.NET Core and Visual Studio. This solution is deployed to […]

Creating PDF files in ASP.NET Core

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 […]

Using the dotnet Angular template with Azure AD OIDC Implicit Flow

This article shows how to use Azure AD with an Angular application implemented using the Microsoft dotnet template and the angular-auth-oidc-client npm package to implement the OpenID Implicit Flow. The Angular app uses bootstrap 4 and Angular CLI. Code: https://github.com/damienbod/dotnet-template-angular History 2019-09-23 Updated to ASP.NET Core 3.0, OIDC 10.0.8 2018-07-13 Removed static calls to the […]

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 […]

ASP.NET Core IdentityServer4 Resource Owner Password Flow with custom UserRepository

This article shows how a custom user store or repository can be used in IdentityServer4. This can be used for an existing user management system which doesn’t use Identity or request user data from a custom source. The Resource Owner Flow using refresh tokens is used to access the protected data on the resource server. […]

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/AspNetCoreMvcProtobufFormatters Posts in this series: ASP.NET Core Using Protobuf Formatters Testing an ASP.NET Core MVC Protobuf API using HTTPClient and xUnit 2019-01-30 Updated to ASP.NET Core 2.2 2017-08-17 Updated ASP.NET Core […]

Implementing an Audit Trail using ASP.NET Core and Elasticsearch with NEST

This article shows how an audit trail can be implemented in ASP.NET Core which saves the audit documents to Elasticsearch using NEST. Code: https://github.com/damienbod/AspNetCoreElasticsearchNestAuditTrail History 2020-01-12 Updated to .NET Core 3.1 2019-02-15 Updated to .NET Core 2.2 Should I just use a logger? Depends. If you just need to save requests, responses and application events, […]

Creating an ASP.NET Core Docker application and deploying to Azure

This blog is a simple step through, which creates an ASP.NET Core Docker image using Visual Studio 2017, deploys it to Docker Hub and then deploys the image to Azure. Thanks to Malte Lantin for his fantastic posts on MSDN. See the links at the end of this post. Code: https://github.com/damienbod/AspNetCoreDockerAzureDemo 2017.02.03: Updated to VS2017 […]

Building production ready Angular apps with Visual Studio and ASP.NET Core

This article shows how Angular SPA apps can be built using Visual Studio and ASP.NET Core which can be used in production. Lots of articles, blogs templates exist for ASP.NET Core and Angular but very few support Angular production builds. Although Angular is not so old, many different seeds and build templates already exist, so […]

Implementing a Client White-list using ASP.NET Core Middleware

This article shows how a client safe-list could be implemented using ASP.NET Core middleware checking the Remote IP address of the request. If the client IP is on the safe-list, no restrictions exist. Code: https://github.com/damienbod/ClientIpAspNetCoreIIS History 2018-08-30 Updated to .NET core 2.1 and added support for IP6 The middleware uses an admin white-list parameter from […]