No more Dockerfiles with the help of .NET CLI

No more Dockerfiles with the help of .NET CLI

This article shows how to use dotnet publish to create a Docker image without using a Dockerfile – including deployment with GitHub Actions. Continue reading No more Dockerfiles with the help of .NET CLI

Upgrading an ASP.NET Core Web API Project to .NET 6

Upgrading an ASP.NET Core Web API Project to .NET 6

Upgrading an ASP.NET Core 5 application to .NET 6, all what needs to be done is to change the project file for .NET 6, and update the NuGet packages to the new versions, and you’re done and can build and run the application. However, to take advantage of new features, and reduce the number of source code lines, some things can be changed – as shown in this article. Continue reading Upgrading an ASP.NET Core Web API Project to .NET 6

Professional C# and .NET – 2021 Edition

Professional C# and .NET – 2021 Edition

The new edition of my book is available – covering .NET, C#, WinUI, ASP.NET Core, EF Core, and more! Compared to the previous edition, it not only covers the newest editions of C# and .NET, you don’t have to carry a book with 1500 pages – the number of pages have been reduced – but I made sure that all the important topics are covered, you shouldn’t miss anything important topics needed to develop applications with .NET, C#, and Microsoft Azure. Continue reading Professional C# and .NET – 2021 Edition

Local Users with ASP.NET Core – ASP.NET Core Identity

Local Users with ASP.NET Core – ASP.NET Core Identity

Authentication and authorization is a built-in feature of ASP.NET Core. Creating an application, you can select to authenticate with the Azure Active Directory or the Azure Active Directory B2C, or store user information in a local database with the Web application. This article gives you the information to use local accounts, create roles programmatically from the application, and to restrict access to users belonging to specific roles. Continue reading Local Users with ASP.NET Core – ASP.NET Core Identity

Microsoft Build 2020 – Highlights

Microsoft Build 2020 – Highlights

This Microsoft Build 2020 conference was very different from all the previous ones as a digital experience event because of the COVID-19 Coronavirus. Microsoft made it a great experience – with announcements on Microsoft Azure, .NET 5, Windows, and more.
Here’s my view with a summary of announcements. Continue reading Microsoft Build 2020 – Highlights

Project Tye – easier development with .NET for Kubernetes

Project Tye – easier development with .NET for Kubernetes

Visual Studio 2019 has great support for Docker and Kubernetes. After opening a solution, Dockerfile files and Helm charts can be added from within the Solution Explorer. For simple project, it still can be too complex to work with Helm chats, define deployments and services. Defining a Dockerfile can be avoided as well. With .NET projects, all the information needed to create a docker image can be found in the project file. This is where the Project Tye comes into play – deploy Microservices to Kubernetes with minimal configuration. In this article I’m showing an example creating a .NET Core web application and API service, let it run locally with tye, and deploy it to an Kubernetes cluster. Continue reading Project Tye – easier development with .NET for Kubernetes