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Introducing IdentityServer4 for authentication and access control in ASP.NET Core

This is a guest post by Brock Allen and Dominick Baier. They are security consultants, speakers, and the authors of many popular open source security projects, including IdentityServer. Modern applications need modern identity. The protocols used for implementing features like authentication, single sign-on, API access control and federation ...

Announcing September 2016 Updates for .NET Core 1.0

Today, we are releasing a set of reliability and quality updates for .NET Core 1.0. The quickest way to get the updates is to head over to dot.net/core and follow the updated install instructions for your operating system. You can download and install the update as an MSI for Windows, a PKG for macOS and updated zips and packages for Linux ...

Announcing the ASP.NET Core September 2016 Patch Release

Today we are making available a patch release to the ASP.NET Core 1.0 release.  This patch contains some updates to MVC, Routing, AntiForgery, Entity Framework Core, and the Kestrel server.  Release notes and links to the issues that are addressed for these packages are available on GitHub.  There are updated ASP.NET Core templates ...

Notes from the ASP.NET Community Standup – September 6, 2016

This is the next in a series of blog posts that will cover the topics discussed in the ASP.NET Community Standup. The community standup is a short video-based discussion with some of the leaders of the ASP.NET development teams covering the accomplishments of the team on the new ASP.NET Core framework over the previous week. Within 30 minutes...

The week in .NET – 9/7/2016

To read last week's post, see The week in .NET – 8/30/2016. On .NET Last week, Ayende Rahien was on the show to talk about RavenDB and .NET: This week, we'll speak with Benjamin Fistein and Jakub Míšek from Peachpie to get an update on their PHP compiler for .NET, which now works on .NET Core and Docker, and can consumer NuGet ...

Notes from the ASP.NET Community Standup – August 30, 2016

This is the next in a series of blog posts that will cover the topics discussed in the ASP.NET Community Standup. The community standup is a short video-based discussion with some of the leaders of the ASP.NET development teams covering the accomplishments of the team on the new ASP.NET Core framework over the previous week. Within 30 minutes...

Announcing the ongoing Bug Bounty for .NET Core and ASP.NET Core

It's with a great deal of pleasure that I can announce an on-going bug bounty for .NET Core and ASP.NET Core, our cross platform runtime and web stack. During the RC1 and RC2 bounty periods we received quite a few interesting, intriguing and even puzzling bugs which we've addressed. The RC 1 bounty included one report which prompted an entire...