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Notes from the ASP.NET Community Standup – October 11, 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...

Hosting .NET Core Services on Service Fabric

This post was written by Vaijanath Angadihiremath, a software engineer on the .NET team. This tutorial is for users who already have a group of ASP.NET Core services which they want to host as microservices in Azure using Azure Service Fabric. Azure Service Fabric is a great way to host microservices in a PaaS world to obtain many benefits ...

.NET Framework Monthly Rollup: October 2016

Today marks the first release of the new .NET Framework Monthly Rollup. Here's what went into the release: Security Microsoft Security Bulletin MS16-120 - Important: Security Update for Microsoft Graphics Component (3192884) This update resolves vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Office, Skype for Business, Silverlight, Microsoft...

.NET Framework Monthly Rollups Explained

Updated (2017/5/31) We recently introduced the .NET Framework Monthly Rollup, a new and simpler way for you to install all applicable .NET Framework updates in a single step. We wanted to go into more depth on these new releases. This post describes the three monthly update types that you can install. It shows you what the install ...

Storing and using secrets in Azure

Most applications need access to secret information in order to function: it could be an API key, database credentials, or something else. In this post, we'll create a simple service that will compare the temperatures in Seattle and Paris using the OpenWeatherMap API, for which we'll need a secret API key. I'll walk you through the usage of ...