.NET is a software framework developed by Microsoft. The .NET Framework has been around since 2002 and is mainly used on Windows platform.

However, to support the ability to run .NET on multiple operating systems, .NET Core was born. MVC, Entity Framework and Dependency Injection are just some of the popular features to migrate from the .NET Framework to .NET Core.

The introduction of the Nuget Gallery began when popularity in .NET grew. The Nuget Gallery is a free and open-source package manager for the Microsoft platform, and continues to provide plugins for Microsoft applications.

Add a React App to your ASP.NET Core Application

1 week ago

There are many benefits to adding a React application to your ASP.NET Core application. The fact that you can house your front-end React tools with your API .NET tools in one application has to be one of the biggest. So how do you go about doing it? Well, if you have not created your React […]

Setting up your DbContext for Entity Framework in .NET Core

3 weeks ago

In-order to use Entity Framework successfully, you need to set your DbContext. But what exactly is it? The DbContext is the relationship between the database and your application. You will configure your connection to the database and which entities you wish to query against inside the DbContext. You can set the entities by storing them […]

Entity Framework Migrations in .NET Core

1 month ago

Entity Framework migrations have been around for some time. They are particularly useful if you are using Entity Framework code-first migrations. Migrations recognise changes in your Entity Framework pattern and script those changes. You can then perform those changes against your database. What is Code-First? Code-first is when you build up your entities inside your […]

Configuring Startup in .NET Core 3: Endpoint Routing and IHostApplicationLifetime

1 month ago

.NET Core 3 was officially launched two months ago. The inclusion of Windows Forms and Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) was one of the major changes. But, it also included a number of small changes, particularly when configuring the application. How a .NET Core App Starts One of the major changes between .NET Framework and Core […]

Hooking into Mediator Pipelines

1 month ago

We are going to be expanding on the mediator design pattern and seeing how we can hook into it’s pipelines. However, if you are unfamiliar with what the mediator design pattern is, or just want a refresher, then I recommend reading my article entitled “How the Mediator Design Pattern Simplifies an Application“. From that, we […]

MVC: Patterns, Constraints, Controllers, Actions, Views

2 months ago

Ever been wondering what happens behind-the-scenes in MVC to render a page in an ASP.NET application? Wonder no more! I will take you through the processes that MVC does to solve that very action. Routes The first stage is that it will look through your list of routes. Declaring the Pattern Now, each route has […]

Dependency Injection in .NET Core

3 months ago

When using Dependency Injection in a .NET Framework application, there is a popular NuGet package out there that developers are using. Autofac is the Dependency Injection package where you can include your dependencies on the start up of an application, and reference them at several stages of your application. Not only is it available in […]

The Difference between Static and Non-Static Classes and Methods

3 months ago

We are going to discover what happens when we mark something as static. In C#, the static modifier can be marked against classes, functions, variables and properties amongst other things. But what is this static modifier? And how does something mark static behave? That’s discover. What is Static and Non-Static? When you mark something as […]

How to Create and Read CSV, Excel and PDF Files in .NET For Free

3 months ago

With the number of online businesses soaring, being able to produce reports on how a business is performing is essential. The reports could vary from a sales report, to a customers report. And businesses want to be able to create these on demand. But how can you automate these reports in .NET? Popular File Types […]

.NET Core 3 is Coming

4 months ago

It’s coming! Microsoft have announced that .NET Core 3 will be officially launched at .NET Conf 2019. According to it’s website, .NET Conf 2019 is free, three day virtual developer event organised by Microsoft. The event is happening between 23rd and 25th September 2019. So What’s New with .NET Core 3? If you read one […]