Running a specific test with .NET Core and NUnit

This post is about running a specific test or specific category with .NET Core and NUnit. dotnet-test-nunit is the unit test runner for .NET Core for running unit tests with NUnit 3. First you need to enable NUnit in dotnet core. "dependencies": { "System.Runtime.Serialization.Primitives": "4.3.0", "NUnit": "3.4.1", "dotnet-test-nunit": "3.4.0-beta-2" },...


Integrate HangFire With ASP.NET Core

This post is about integrating HangFire With ASP.NET Core. HangFire is an incredibly easy way to perform fire-and-forget, delayed and recurring jobs inside ASP.NET applications. CPU and I/O intensive, long-running and short-running jobs are supported. No Windows Service / Task Scheduler required. Backed by Redis, SQL Server, SQL Azure and...


Using MEF in .NET Core

This post is about using MEF (Managed Extensibility Framework) in .NET Core. The Managed Extensibility Framework or MEF is a library for creating lightweight, extensible applications. It allows application developers to discover and use extensions with no configuration required. It also lets extension developers easily encapsulate code and avoid fragile...


Using NLog in ASP.NET Core

This post is about using NLog in ASP.NET Core. NLog is a free logging platform for .NET, Xamarin, Silverlight and Windows Phone with rich log routing and management capabilities. NLog makes it easy to produce and manage high-quality logs for your application regardless of its size or complexity. To use...


Building Dotnet with Gitlab CI

This post is about enabling Continuous Integration of .NET projects in Gitlab. Majority of GitLab’s CI examples are around Open Source technologies. In this post I will explain about implementing CI in ASP.NET and ASP.NET Core projects with Gitlab. Building ASP.NET project with Gitlab In GitLab CI, Runners run your...


Compile your ASP.NET Core MVC Views

This post is about compiling your ASP.NET Core MVC Views. Normally in ASP.NET MVC, the views are not compiled until they are requested by the browser. To avoid this you can precompile the views. Precompile also helps to identify any errors upfront than at runtime. In previous versions in ASP.NET...


Unit Testing in dotnet core

This post will give a brief idea about creating and executing unit tests in dotnet core. Unit testing is a software development process in which the smallest testable parts of an application, called units, are individually and independently scrutinized for proper operation. Unit testing is often automated but it can...