Category: Tutorial

Articles within this category are tutorials, designed to help you get to grips with .NET Core. Some will be stand alone examples (using Entity Framework Core, for example), while others will combine together to create full applications.

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User Secrets – What Are They And Why Do I Need Them?

Jamie Taylor5 comments

Committing passwords, api keys and connection strings to open source projects can be incredibly dangerous. Even once they've been removed from the repo they can still be found in the commit history. The .NET Core boffins have come up with a technique called User Secrets, which is meant to help alleviate this. What are they and how do they work? In this post, we'll find out.

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.NET Core and .NET Framework Working Together, Or: The Magic of .NET Standard

Jamie Taylor4 comments

Now that the first previews of .NET Core and .NET Standard 2.0 have been released, we're able to use .NET Framework NuGet packages with .NET Core applications. In this post, I'll run you through the steps required to use a .NET Framework NuGet package in a .NET Core 2.0 application, and we'll build a .NET Core 2.0 desktop application which consumes an amazing .NET Framework class library.

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ASP.NET Core 2.0 Configuration and Razor Pages

Jamie Taylor3 comments

At Build 2017, there were a lot of new features announced for ASP.NET Core 2.0, .NET Core 2.0 and .NET Standard 2.0. In this week's blog post, we're going to look at a few of the changes, specifically: the new configuration model and Razor Pages. I'll even cover a bug that was found in Razor Pages. Remember a preview build isn't necessarily ready for production

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