Glenn Condron [MSFT]

Principal Program Manager, .NET

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Messaging Practices

This post is a collection of content from David Boike from the Particular.net blog calling out some common problems and solutions for building message based distributed systems. They are relevant to anyone building apps using messaging, and anyone building a Microservice based solution should definitely be interested in the first post about ...

.NET Core and systemd

In preview7 a new package was added to the `Microsoft.Extensions` set of packages that enables integration with systemd. For the Windows focused, systemd allows similar functionality to Windows Services, there is a post on how to do what we discuss here for Windows Services in this post. This work was contributed by Tom Deseyn from Red Hat. In...

.NET Core Workers as Windows Services

In .NET Core 3.0 we are introducing a new type of application template called Worker Service. This template is intended to give you a starting point for writing long running services in .NET Core. In this walkthrough we will create a worker and run it as a Windows Service. Create a worker Preview Note: In our preview releases the worker ...

ASP.NET Core 2.2.0-preview3 now available

Today we're very happy to announce that the third 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, 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 continue to shape ...

ASP.NET Core 2.2.0-preview1: Endpoint Routing

Endpoint Routing in 2.2 What is it? We're making a big investment in routing starting in 2.2 to make it interoperate more seamlessly with middleware. For 2.2 this will start with us making a few changes to the routing model, and adding some minor features. In 3.0 the plan is to introduce a model where routing and middleware operate together ...

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: 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: 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 ...

64 bit ASP.NET Core on Azure App Service

When creating an Azure App Service .NET Core is already pre-installed. However, only the 32 bit .NET runtime is installed. In this post we will look at a  few ways that you can get a 64 bit runtime on Azure App Service During the 2.1 timeframe we are hoping to have both 32 and 64 bit runtimes installed as well as enabling the portal ...

Announcing SignalR for ASP.NET Core Alpha 2

A few weeks ago we released the alpha1 version of SignalR for ASP.NET Core 2.0. Today we are pleased to announce a release of the alpha2 version of SignalR for ASP.NET Core 2.0. This release contains a number of changes (including API changes) and improvements. Notable Changes Release notes can be found on github. API Changes ...