Build your first ASP.NET 5 middleware

Posted by Anuraj on Wednesday, July 8, 2015 Reading time :1 minute

.Net .Net 3.0 / 3.5 ASP.Net ASP.Net MVC

This post is about developing your own ASP.NET 5 middleware. What is Middleware - The definition of “Middleware” varies depends on its context, but in ASP.NET 5, the definition provided by the OWIN specification is probably closest - Pass through components that form a pipeline between a server and application to inspect, route, or modify request and response messages for a specific purpose. Middleware components are similar to ASP.NET HttpModules and/or HttpHandlers. You can access the ASP.NET request pipeline via Startup.cs class, Configure() method. Configure method helps developers to plugin middleware components. Here is the Startup.cs from HelloMVC sample project

How to create and access session variables in ASP.NET 5

Posted by Anuraj on Tuesday, July 7, 2015 Reading time :1 minute

.Net ASP.Net ASP.Net MVC

ASP.NET session state enables you to store and retrieve values for a user as the user navigates ASP.NET pages in a Web application. Sessions values can be stored for the duration of the visitor’s session on your site. Most cases, they are stored in server memory. You can configure session to store either in State server or in SQL Server. In ASP.NET MVC, you can create and access session variables using HttpContext.Current.Session. In ASP.NET 5, ASP.NET team implemented a middleware to support session management.

File upload in ASP.NET Core

Posted by Anuraj on Monday, July 6, 2015 Reading time :1 minute


In ASP.NET 5 MVC 6 Microsoft changed the File upload feature. Now MVC 6 support model binding of multipart form data, which means, you can include file as the property of your model.

Continuous Integration with ASP.NET 5, GitHub and Travis CI - Part 2

Posted by Anuraj on Sunday, July 5, 2015 Reading time :1 minute

.Net ASP.Net ASP.Net MVC Version Control

Few days back I did a post on Continuous Integration with ASP.NET 5, GitHub and Travis CI. In that post I was using K runtime and K commands. From ASP.NET 5 Beta 4, Microsoft changed the runtime to DNX, the K runtime became obsolete. This post is about continuous integration using DNX runtime. Only minor changes are required. Here is the .travis.yml file.

How to unit test async controllers in ASP.NET 5

Posted by Anuraj on Saturday, July 4, 2015 Reading time :1 minute

.Net ASP.Net ASP.Net MVC Unit Testing Visual Studio

In .NET 4.5 Microsoft introduced Async methods, which helps developers write asynchronous code similar to normal code. Instead of returning ActionResult async method returns Task

Getting started with ASP.NET 5 configuration

Posted by Anuraj on Friday, June 26, 2015 Reading time :1 minute

.Net ASP.Net ASP.Net MVC HTML5 Visual Studio Windows Azure

When ASP.NET introduced, unlike conventional web.config, it was project.json. When I started exploring ASP.NET code, I couldn’t find the System.Configuration namespace as well. This post is about reading configuration in ASP.NET from project.json file. ASP.NET 5’s configuration system has been re-architected from previous versions of ASP.NET. The new configuration model provides streamlined access to key/value based settings that can be retrieved from a variety of sources.

Excecute SSIS package (DTSX) from C#

Posted by Anuraj on Wednesday, June 24, 2015 Reading time :1 minute

.Net .Net 4.0 ASP.Net ASP.Net MVC SQL Server Visual Studio

SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) is a component of the Microsoft SQL Server database software that can be used to perform a broad range of data migration tasks. SSIS is a platform for data integration and workflow applications.
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