Using Application Insights in ASP.NET Core

Posted by Anuraj on Thursday, June 23, 2016

C# ASP.NET ASP.NET Core Application Insights Azure

This post is to about using Application Insights in ASP.NET Core. Application Insights is an extensible analytics platform that monitors the performance and usage of your live ASP.NET Core web applications. To use Application Insights, you need to create one Application Insights. It is still in Preview mode, you can create one using portal.azure.com website.

How to configure Kestrel URLs in ASP.NET Core RC2

Posted by Anuraj on Thursday, June 23, 2016

C# ASP.NET ASP.NET Core Kestrel

This post is to about configuring Kestrel URLs. Prior RC2, you can configure the Kestrel URLs in the project.json using –server.urls option, inside the Web command section. And if nothing specified, it will use the default binding http://localhost:5000. As of RC2 we have a new unified toolchain (the .NET Core CLI) and ASP.NET Core applications are effectively just .NET Core Console Applications, commands are no more relevant. You can modify the main method to change the URLs using the UseUrls method.

Using WebSockets in ASP.NET Core

Posted by Anuraj on Friday, June 17, 2016

C# ASP.NET ASP.NET Core WebSocket Chat

This post is to about using WebSockets in your ASP.NET Core application.WebSockets is an advanced technology that makes it possible to open an interactive communication session between the user’s browser and a server. With this API, you can send messages to a server and receive event-driven responses without having to poll the server for a reply. In ASP.NET Core Web Sockets is implemented as a middleware, so to use WebSockets in ASP.NET Core, you need to add the reference of WebSockets server package to the references section. And add WebSockets middleware to the configure method and need to handle the web socket requests.

How to host your ASP.NET Core in a Windows Service

Posted by Anuraj on Saturday, June 11, 2016

C# ASP.NET ASP.NET Core Windows Service

This post is to about hosting your ASP.NET Core application as Windows Service. This implementation is not relevent on dotnet core, since Windows service feature is only available on Windows. First you need reference of “Microsoft.AspNetCore.Hosting” and “Microsoft.AspNetCore.Hosting.WindowsServices” in the project.json file.

Creating your first ASP.NET Core Web API with Swashbuckle

Posted by Anuraj on Saturday, June 11, 2016

C# ASP.NET ASP.NET Core Documentation Swashbuckle

This post is to help developers on how to create interactive interface which represent their Restful API to provide a rich discovery, documentation and playground experience to their API consumers in ASP.NET Core Web API. First you need to create an ASP.NET Core web api project. In this post I am using the default project; I didn’t modified any code. Once you created the project you need add reference of Swashbuckle. For RC2 you need to add reference of 6.0.0-beta9 version.

Unit test ASP.NET Core Applications with MSTest

Posted by Anuraj on Tuesday, June 7, 2016

C# ASP.NET ASP.NET Core Unit Testing MS Test

This post is about running aspnet core unit tests with MS Test. Few days back Microsoft announced support of MS Test for ASP.NET Core RC2 applications. And MS released two nuget packages to support the development as well as tooling. Similar to XUnit, MS Test also require reference of MS Test Framework and tool to run the unit tests aka Test Runner. So in the project.json file add reference of “dotnet-test-mstest”, which the test runner and “MSTest.TestFramework” is the framework.

Using ASP.NET Core RC2 in Appveyor

Posted by Anuraj on Tuesday, June 7, 2016

C# ASP.NET ASP.NET Core Appveyor Continuous Integration

This post is about using ASP.NET Core RC2 in Appveyor for Continuous Integration. Recently Microsoft released RC2 version of ASP.NET Core. But for Windows OS, there is an installer exe available.(Unlike DNX there is not commandline / powershell install options.) In this post I am downloading the binaries and extracting to the location.
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