Dockerize an existing ASP.NET MVC 5 application

Posted by Anuraj on Thursday, October 19, 2017

ASP.NET Docker Container

This post is about describe the process of the migrating of existing ASP.NET MVC 5 or ASP.NET Web Forms application to Windows Containers. Running an existing .NET Framework-based application in a Windows container doesn’t require any changes to your app. To run your app in a Windows container you create a Docker image containing your app and start the container.

How to handle Ajax requests in ASP.NET Core Razor Pages?

Posted by Anuraj on Tuesday, October 10, 2017

ASP.NET Core Razor Pages

This post is about handling Ajax requests in ASP.NET Core Razor Pages. Razor Pages is a new feature of ASP.NET Core MVC that makes coding page-focused scenarios easier and more productive.

How to create a self contained .Net core application?

Posted by Anuraj on Sunday, October 8, 2017

.NET Core Deployment

There are two ways to deploy a .NET Core application. FDD (Framework-dependent deployments) and SCD (Self-contained deployments), a self-contained deployment (SCD) doesn’t rely on the presence of shared components on the target system. All components, including both the .NET Core libraries and the .NET Core runtime, are included with the application and are isolated from other .NET Core applications. This post is about deploying .NET Core application in Self-contained way.

Token based authentication in ASP.NET Core

Posted by Anuraj on Friday, October 6, 2017

ASP.NET Core Authentication JWT

This post is about token based authentication in ASP.NET Core. The general concept behind a token-based authentication system is simple. Allow users to enter their username and password in order to obtain a token which allows them to fetch a specific resource - without using their username and password. Once their token has been obtained, the user can offer the token - which offers access to a specific resource for a time period - to the remote site.

jQuery Unobtrusive Ajax Helpers in ASP.NET Core

Posted by Anuraj on Sunday, September 24, 2017

ASP.NET Core JQuery Unobtrusive

This post is about getting jQuery Unobtrusive Ajax helpers in ASP.NET Core. AjaxHelper Class represents support for rendering HTML in AJAX scenarios within a view. If you’re migrating your existing ASP.NET MVC project to ASP.NET Core MVC, but there is no tag helpers available out of the box as replacement. Instead ASP.NET Core team recommends data-* attributes. All the existing @Ajax.Form attributes are available as data-* attributes.

Getting started with SignalR using ASP.NET Core

Posted by Anuraj on Wednesday, September 20, 2017

ASP.NET Core SignalR

This post is about getting started SignalR in ASP.NET Core. SignalR is a framework for ASP.NET developers that makes developing real-time web functionality easy. SignalR allows bi-directional communication between server and client. Servers can now push content to connected clients instantly as it becomes available.

Building ASP.NET Core web apps with VB.NET

Posted by Anuraj on Tuesday, September 19, 2017


This post is about developing ASP.NET Core applications with VB.NET. I started my career with VB 6.0, and .NET programming with VB.NET. When Microsoft introduced ASP.NET Core, people where concerned about Web Pages and VB.Net. Even though no one liked it, every one is using it. In ASP.NET Core 2.0, Microsoft introduced Razor Pages and support to develop .net core apps with VB.NET. Today I found one question on ASP.NET Core Web application template in VB.NET. So I thought of creating a ASP.NET Core Hello World app to VB.NET.

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