• Practical .NET

    Managing Production and Development Settings in ASP.NET Core

    The reality is that you will need to have, at least, two different configurations: one for production and one for development. Here's how to automate those conversions. 03/18/2019

  • Routing Razor Pages

    By default, the URLs you use to access Razor Pages are tightly tied to file names and folders in your project -- not something you could call "loose coupling." Fortunately, you can change that. 03/15/2019

  • News

    VS Code in the Browser Project Tops GitHub's Trending List

    Coder Technologies Inc.'s newly open sourced project to provide a remotely hosted port of Visual Studio Code running in the browser has officially become the "hottest" project on GitHub. 03/15/2019

  • Practical .NET

    Extending Razor Pages

    If you move beyond the basics of working with Razor Pages, there are at least two things you should know to support creating Pages that do more than one thing and integrate with existing code. 03/14/2019

  • News

    Microsoft Offers Engineer to Help You Take ML.NET into Production

    Microsoft's latest update of its ML.NET open source machine learning framework comes with a twist: The company is offering to provide an engineer for one-on-one help to get it working in production use. 03/14/2019

  • Proving You're Making a Difference with Code Metrics

    You've rewritten some code to make it "better" ... how do you know that? 03/13/2019

  • Cycling Through All of the Object References in Visual Studio

    You want to find all the places some object is used and, once you've found them, walk through them. Good news! You're just two keystrokes away from your goal. 03/12/2019

  • News

    Missing Silverlight and Waiting for Blazor? CSHTML5 for C# Web Development Goes Open Source

    Microsoft's experimental Blazor project to allow .NET coding for Web projects via experimental WebAssembly may be getting all the attention, but new open source tooling does something similar, acting like a bridge between the death of Silverlight and the production readiness of WebAssembly. 03/12/2019

  • Practical .NET

    Navigating in Blazor

    If you're moving your application's client-side code to Blazor, then you'll want Blazor to manage navigating between pages, too. 03/11/2019

  • Initializing a Project with an Existing Database

    You want to use code-first Entity Framework and the idea of driving your database schema from your object model makes sense to you. Here's what you need to do when you're extending an existing database both in the .NET Framework and .NET Core. 03/11/2019

  • News

    Quick Tip: How to Try .NET Core 3.0 in Visual Studio 2019

    .NET Core 3.0 won't be ready for Visual Studio 2019's April 2 ship date, but a manual download and a menu configuration setting will let you use both previews together right now. 03/08/2019

  • News

    Blazor (.NET for Web Experiment) Hits 0.9.0

    Microsoft's experimental Blazor project for C#-based .NET Web development (as an alternative to JavaScript) has reached version 0.9.0 on its possible journey to becoming generally available for production use. 03/08/2019

  • News

    What's New in the Visual Studio Code February 2019 Release

    Microsoft shipped the February 2019 update of its open source, cross-platform Visual Studio Code editor with a bevy of improvements and fixes for a wide range of functionality. 03/08/2019

  • News

    Razor Components (Server-Side Blazor) Refined in ASP.NET Core Preview

    ASP.NET Core's Razor Components -- aka server-side Blazor -- received a lot of attention in the just-released NET Core 3.0 Preview 3 as Microsoft continues to mature its initiative to run C# code in the browser instead of just JavaScript. 03/07/2019

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