C# Interactive with Visual Studio 2015

Visual Studio 2015 update 1 comes with C# interactive window. C# interactive window is a read-eval-print-loop (REPL) with advanced editor support. It supports features like IntelliSense as well as the ability to redefine functions & classes. After entering a code snippet–which can contain class and function definitions at top-level along...


Markdown tag helper for ASP.NET Core

Markdown is a lightweight markup language with plain text formatting syntax designed so that it can be converted to HTML and many other formats using a tool by the same name. Markdown is often used to format readme files, for writing messages in online discussion forums, and to create rich...


Attribute Routing in ASP.NET Core

Routing feature helps to match a URI to an action. In Web API 2, attribute routing introduced. Attribute Routing helps to implement routing by providng the attribute to action methods. ASP.NET Core also supports the convention-based routing as well. In convention based routing, all the routing information can be configured...


Using Remote validation with ASPNET Core

Remote validation allows the developer to call the controller actions using client side script. This is extremely useful when you want to perform a back end query without having to perform a full server postback. ASP.NET MVC Remote configuraion helps us to do this by decorating the model properties with...


Bundling and Minifying an AngularJS Application with ASP.NET MVC

Bundling and minifying an application scripts and CSS reduces page load time and asset size. This post is about the challenges and solutions while enabling bundling and minification in your aspnet mvc application. ASP.NET MVC comes with ASP.NET Web Optimization Framework which helps to combine and minify CSS and JS...


Running your ASPNET application from Ubuntu 14.04

Ubuntu is a Debian-based Linux operating system and distribution for personal computers, smartphones and network servers. This post is about running ASP.NET Core application on Ubuntu VM running on Azure and making the application accessible via browser. First you need to install DNX runtime on the server, you can find...


Using ELMAH in ASP.NET Core

ELMAH (Error Logging Modules and Handlers) is an application-wide error logging facility that is completely pluggable. It can be dynamically added to a running ASP.NET web application, or even all ASP.NET web applications on a machine, without any need for re-compilation or re-deployment. ELMAH does not work with ASP.NET 5...