Updating my ASP.NET Website from .NET 2.2 Core Preview 2 to .NET 2.2 Core Preview 3

I’ve recently returned from a month in South Africa and I was looking to unwind while the jetlagged kids sleep. I noticed that .NET Core 2.2 Preview 3 came Continue ReadingUpdating my ASP.NET Website from .NET 2.2 Core Preview 2 to .NET 2.2 Core Preview 3

ASP.NET Core 2.2 Parameter Transformers for clean URL generation and slugs in Razor Pages or MVC

I noticed that last week .NET Core 2.2 Preview 3 was released: You can download and get started with .NET Core 2.2, on Windows, macOS, and Linux: Docker images Continue ReadingASP.NET Core 2.2 Parameter Transformers for clean URL generation and slugs in Razor Pages or MVC

Major Updates for my Building Secure Services in Azure Course

I’ve completely reworked my secure services course from scratch. There’s a lot of demos across a wide range of technologies here, including: Docker Containers Building ASP.NET Core projects using Visual Continue ReadingMajor Updates for my Building Secure Services in Azure Course

Real world ASP.NET Core Performance Tips from a Real customer

When the engineers on the ASP.NET/.NET Core team talk to real customers about actual production problems they have, interesting stuff comes up. I’ve tried to capture a real customer Continue ReadingReal world ASP.NET Core Performance Tips from a Real customer

Customer Notes: Diagnosing issues under load of Web API app migrated to ASP.NET Core on Linux

When the engineers on the ASP.NET/.NET Core team talk to real customers about actual production problems they have, interesting stuff comes up. I’ve tried to capture a real customer Continue ReadingCustomer Notes: Diagnosing issues under load of Web API app migrated to ASP.NET Core on Linux

Azure DevOps Continuous Build/Deploy/Test with ASP.NET Core 2.2 Preview in One Hour

I’ve been doing Continuous Integration and Deployment for well over 13 years. We used a lot of custom scripts and a lovely tool called CruiseControl.NET to check out, build, Continue ReadingAzure DevOps Continuous Build/Deploy/Test with ASP.NET Core 2.2 Preview in One Hour

A complete containerized .NET Core Application microservice that is as small as possible

OK, maybe not technically a microservice, but that’s a hot buzzword these days, right? A few weeks ago I blogged about Improvements on ASP.NET Core deployments on Zeit’s now.sh Continue ReadingA complete containerized .NET Core Application microservice that is as small as possible

Improvements on ASP.NET Core deployments on Zeit’s now.sh and making small container images

Back in March of 2017 I blogged about Zeit and their cool deployment system “now.” Zeit will take any folder and deploy it to the web easily. Better yet Continue ReadingImprovements on ASP.NET Core deployments on Zeit’s now.sh and making small container images

Developing locally with ASP.NET Core under HTTPS, SSL, and Self-Signed Certs

Last week on Twitter @getify started an excellent thread pointing out that we should be using HTTPS even on our local machines. Why? You want your local web development Continue ReadingDeveloping locally with ASP.NET Core under HTTPS, SSL, and Self-Signed Certs

Example Code – Opinionated ContosoUniversity on ASP.NET Core 2.0’s Razor Pages

The best way to learn about code isn’t just writing more code – it’s reading code! Not all of it will be great code and much of it won’t Continue ReadingExample Code – Opinionated ContosoUniversity on ASP.NET Core 2.0’s Razor Pages

7 Tips for Troubleshooting ASP.NET Core Startup Errors

“An unexpected error occurred” is the least informative error message of all error messages. It is as if cosmic rays have transformed your predictable computing machinery into a white noise Continue Reading7 Tips for Troubleshooting ASP.NET Core Startup Errors