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Updates for ASP.NET 4.6 – Web Forms/ MVC 5/ Web API 2

We released Visual Studio 2015 RC which included ASP.NET 5 Preview. Along with ASP.NET 5 Preview we have also been working on improving ASP.NET 4.6 which includes Web Forms, MVC 5 and Web API 2. This post highlights updates in this area. What is ASP.NET 4.6? ASP.NET 4.6 is an umbrella term used to describe updates existing Frameworks such as ...

ASP.NET Identity 2.2.1

We are releasing ASP.NET Identity 2.2.1. The main focus in this release was to fix issues reported in 2.2.0 release. Download this release You can download ASP.NET Identity from the NuGet gallery. You can install or update these packages using the NuGet Package Manager Console, like this: Install-Package Microsoft.AspNet.Identity....

Open sourcing and releasing ASP.NET Identity 2.2.0

We are releasing the final version of ASP.NET Identity 2.2. The main focus in this release was to fix bugs and address performance issues. Open source We have also made the source code publicly available on aspnetidentity.codeplex.com and will be taking contributions to the project. Check out the project home page for more details. Note: ...

Improve performance by optimizing queries for ASP.NET Identity and other Membership Providers

If your application is using ASP.NET Identity or other membership systems such as SQL, Universal or Simple membership, then you might be running into the following issue. If you are using ASP.NET Identity 2.x, the query for getting profile values (among other things) uses the UPPER() function on Username - this causes any indexes on username ...

Introducing the Visual Studio 2015 Extension for ASP.NET Project Templates

In Visual Studio 2013, there were a handful of templates that supported developing ASP.NET projects with various frameworks and data structures.  Some of those project templates from the Visual Studio 2012 era have been removed from the Visual Studio 2015 install and added to the Visual Studio Extension gallery as the ASP.NET Project ...

Katana, ASP.NET 5, and bridging the gap

This post is for developers that have been using the Microsoft Owin components (e.g. the Katana project) and want to know how it relates to ASP.NET 5.As discussed in Katana’s roadmap, the next major version of Katana is being fully integrated into ASP.NET 5. This integration has resulted in several changes that make Katana v3.0 based ...

ASP.NET Identity 2.2.0-alpha1

We are releasing a preview of ASP.NET Identity 2.2.0-alpha1. The main focus in this release was to fix bugs and address performance issues.Download this releaseYou can download ASP.NET Identity from the NuGet gallery. You can install or update these packages using the NuGet Package Manager Console, like this:Install-Package Microsoft.AspNet....

Announcing the 0.6.0-beta preview of Microsoft Azure WebJobs SDK

We are releasing another preview of the Microsoft Azure WebJobs SDK, which was introduced by Scott Hanselman. To read more about the previous preview, read this announcement post. This release has the same general feature set as 0.5.0-beta as well as a few new exciting ones. Download this release You can download the WebJobs SDK from the ...

Upgrading to jQuery.UI.Combined 1.11.0

The jQueryUI team released a new version of their library recently. This release has some changes which will impact your apps as you migrate to 1.11.0. This post will highlight the changes you need to do to use jQuery.UI.Combined NuGet package.ChangesI am going to highlight the change that is relevant to this post. For a full list of changes/ ...

Announcing RTM of ASP.NET Identity 2.1.0

We are releasing RTM of ASP.NET Identity 2.1.0. The main focus in this release was to fix bugs and add SignInManager to make it easier to use security features such as Account Lockout, Two-Factor Authentication for login. ASP.NET Identity 2.1 is included in the ASP.NET templates which were released with VS 2013 Update 3. The templates have ...