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

Detecting that a .NET Core app is running in a Docker Container and SkippableFacts in XUnit

I have moved my podcast site over to ASP.NET Core 2.1 and I’ve got it running in a Docker container. Take a moment a check out some of the Continue ReadingDetecting that a .NET Core app is running in a Docker Container and SkippableFacts in XUnit

Using Flurl to easily build URLs and make testable HttpClient calls in .NET

I posted about using Refit along with ASP.NET Core 2.1’s HttpClientFactory earlier this week. Several times when exploring this space (both on Twitter, googling around, and in my own Continue ReadingUsing Flurl to easily build URLs and make testable HttpClient calls in .NET

Using ASP.NET Core 2.1’s HttpClientFactory with Refit’s REST library

When I moved my podcast site over to ASP.NET Core 2.1 I also started using HttpClientFactory and wrote up my experience. It’s a nice clean way to centralize both Continue ReadingUsing ASP.NET Core 2.1’s HttpClientFactory with Refit’s REST library

Calling a Stored Procedure from VB.Net or C# Program

http://theITvideos.com/ This Tutorial can be used for both VB and C# programs. This is a very simplest video showing how to call a stored procedure from VB.Net … source

Real Browser Integration Testing with Selenium Standalone, Chrome, and ASP.NET Core 2.1

Buckle up kids, this is nuts and I’m probably doing it wrong. 😉 And it’s 2am and I wrote this fast. I’ll come back tomorrow and fix the spelling. Continue ReadingReal Browser Integration Testing with Selenium Standalone, Chrome, and ASP.NET Core 2.1

Building, Running, and Testing .NET Core and ASP.NET Core 2.1 in Docker on a Raspberry Pi (ARM32)

I love me some Raspberry Pi. They are great little learning machines and are super fun for kids to play with. Even if those kids are adults and they Continue ReadingBuilding, Running, and Testing .NET Core and ASP.NET Core 2.1 in Docker on a Raspberry Pi (ARM32)

The Programmer’s Hindsight – Caching with HttpClientFactory and Polly Part 2

In my last blog post Adding Cross-Cutting Memory Caching to an HttpClientFactory in ASP.NET Core with Polly I actually failed to complete my mission. I talked to a few Continue ReadingThe Programmer’s Hindsight – Caching with HttpClientFactory and Polly Part 2