I Need Your Feedback – ASP.NET Core Application Framework Essentials

I’m finally creating a new “Build Your Own Application Framework” course. Now is your chance to shape this course and make sure it covers the topics you care about!

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Passing Data from ASP.NET Core to Angular

Every application needs some configuration data. For ASP.NET Core applications, we can pull configuration data from JSON files, environment variables, or anywhere else we want. For Angular applications, we can define environment-specific configuration files that are automatically wired up for us based on our build configuration. But what do we do when we need to…

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New Course: Getting Started with Azure IoT Hub

This post may seem a bit off-topic, but for the past several years, when I’m not building Angular and ASP.NET applications, I’ve been working in the Internet of Things. Microsoft Azure IoT Hub has been a game-changer in this space, and my latest Pluralsight course, Azure IoT Hub for Developers: Getting Started, was crafted to…

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SpecsFor Mega Update

There’s actually news in the world of SpecsFor! .NET Standard support has arrived, plans for the next version are becoming a little more concrete… read on if you want to catch up!

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Using Angular 6 with Visual Studio 2017

Angular 6 is out! That’s great, except that the Visual Studio 2017 Angular templates haven’t been updated yet. BUT, all is not lost, because it’s actually (relatively) easy to upgrade. Let’s take a look!

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Heroic.AutoMapper for .NET Core Released!

It’s been a long time coming, but Heroic.AutoMapper 5.0 is now live on NuGet, and with it, support for .NET Standard (and therefore .NET Core)!

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Easy Angular Notifications with ASP.NET Core

Displaying feedback to your users is one of those common, cross-cutting (boring!) requirements that should be baked in to your application’s framework. That’s just as true with old-school ASP.NET MVC as it is with ASP.NET Core and Angular. In this post, I’ll show you how you can bake this capability in to a modern Angular…

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Improving the Dev Experience with ASP.NET Core and Angular CLI

In my previous article, I showed how we could easily create an Angular 5 CLI app inside of an ASP.NET Core application. There was one big thing that bugged me about that approach though: our ASP.NET Core application and our Angular CLI application were hosted separately during local development. After spending some time with the…

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Creating a New ASP.NET Core 2.1 Preview Project with Angular

The Angular project template has been updated in ASP.NET Core 2.1-preview. The new template makes several improvements over the old one. Let’s take a look!

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Creating a New Project with ASP.NET Core and Angular

You would think that creating an ASP.NET Core application that uses Angular would be easy-peasy. After all, there’s an “Angular” option in the new project wizard for an ASP.NET Core application! Sadly, reality is a cruel mistress, and if you take that approach to creating your next Angular + ASP.NET Core project, you’ll be in…

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