Enabling GZip Compression in ASP.NET5

Compression is an easy and effective way to reduce the size and increase the speed of communication between a client and remote resource. Two common compression algorithms used on the web are GZip and Deflate. The Accept-Encoding header is used by a client to restrict the encoding types that are...


dnx-watch - A no-compile developer experience

If you’re using Visual Studio 2015 for ASP.NET 5 development, you can leaverage no-compile developer experience from Visual Studio, powered by Roslyn. This feature helps developers to see the code changes without compiling the source code. This feature was not available for DNX / K runtimes. There are some third...


Ajax file upload with ASP.NET5

This post is about uploading files to ASP.NET 5 web application using HTML5 file API. Most of the HTML5 File upload examples are using the “HttpContext.Current.Request.Files” which is not implemented in the ASP.NET5. The alternative is to use IFormFile, it is working fine, if you are using the normal Form...


Minimal ASP.NET MVC 6 Application

Today in ASP.NET forums someone asked a question like a minimal MVC 6 application, where the controller method returns a simple string. For an ASP.NET 5 project, you require minimum two files, project.json, references required for the project and startup.cs, entry point and services configuration. Since it is MVC6 application...


Using Typescript in aspnet5

This post is about using Typescrit in ASP.NET 5. TypeScript is a typed superset of JavaScript that compiles to plain JavaScript. Any browser. Any host. Any OS. Open Source. Since ASP.NET can run on any platform, this post is not using Visual Studio, but using Visual Studio code, you can...


Generic repository in aspnet5

In this post, I am explaining generic repository pattern using EF7. The Repository Pattern is a common construct to avoid duplication of data access logic throughout our application. The purpose of the repository is to hide the details of accessing the data. We can easily query the repository for data...


Bye bye Wordpress, welcome Jekyll

Due to some technical issues, I am migrating my blog from WordPress to Jekyll. I am trying to migrate old posts as well, but I am not sure. I sincerely apologize for the inconvenience. Initially I thought of creating the blog again in Azure, but I am using MSDN subscription...