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ASP.NET Core 2.1-preview1: Introducing HTTPClient factory

HttpClient factory is an opinionated factory for creating HttpClient instances to be used in your applications. It is designed to: 1. Provide a central location for naming and configuring logical HttpClients. For example, you may configure a client that is pre-configured to access the github API. 2. Codify the concept of outgoing middleware...

ASP.NET Core 2.1.0-preview1: Improvements for building Web APIs

ASP.NET Core 2.1 adds a number of features that make it easier and more convenient to build Web APIs. These features include Web API controller specific conventions, more robust input processing and error handling, and JSON patch improvements. Please note that some of these features require enabling MVC compatibility with 2.1, so be sure to ...

ASP.NET Core 2.1.0-preview1: Introducing compatibility version in MVC

This post was written by Ryan Nowak In 2.1 we're adding a feature to address a long-standing problem for maintaining MVC - how do we make improvements to framework code without making it too hard for developers to upgrade to the latest version? This is not an easy concern to solve - and with 7 major releases of MVC (dating back to 2009) there...

ASP.NET Core 2.1.0-preview1: Getting started with SignalR

Since 2013, ASP.NET developers have been using SignalR to build real-time web applications. Now, with ASP.NET Core 2.1 Preview 1, we're bringing SignalR over to ASP.NET Core so you can build real-time web applications with all the benefits of ASP.NET Core. We released an alpha version of this new SignalR back in October that worked with ASP....

ASP.NET Core 2.1.0-preview1: Using ASP.NET Core Previews on Azure App Service

There are 3 options to get ASP.NET Core 2.1 Preview applications running on Azure App Service: 1. Installing the Preview1 site extension 2. Deploying your app self-contained 3. Using Web Apps for Containers Installing the site extension Starting with 2.1-preview1 we are producing an Azure App Service site extension that contains ...

Announcing Entity Framework Core 2.1 Preview 1

Today we are releasing the first preview of EF Core 2.1, alongside .NET Core 2.1 Preview 1 and ASP.NET Core 2.1 Preview 1. The new bits are available in NuGet as part of the individual packages, and as part of the ASP.NET Core meta-packages (both Microsoft.AspNetCore.All and the new Microsoft.AspNetCore.App), and included in the .NET Core ...

Announcing .NET Core 2.1 Preview 1

Today, we are announcing .NET Core 2.1 Preview 1. It is the first public release of .NET Core 2.1. We have great improvements that we want to share and that we would love to get your feedback on, either in the comments or at dotnet/core #1297. ASP.NET Core 2.1 Preview 1 and Entity Framework 2.1 Preview 1 are also releasing today. You can...

ASP.NET Core 2.1.0-preview1: Improvements for using HTTPS

Securing web apps with HTTPS is more important than ever before. Browser enforcement of HTTPS is becoming increasingly strict. Sites that don't use HTTPS are increasingly labeled as insecure. Browsers are also starting to enforce that new and existing web features must only be used from an secure context (Chromium, Mozilla). New privacy ...

ASP.NET Core 2.1.0-preview1 now available

Today we're very happy to announce that the first preview of the next minor release of ASP.NET Core and .NET Core is now available for you to try out. We've been working hard on this release over the past months, along with many folks from the community, and it's now ready for a wider audience to try it out and provide the feedback that will ...

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