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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: 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 ...

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 ...

ASP.NET Core 2.1 roadmap

Five months ago, we shipped ASP.NET Core 2.0 as a foundational release for our high performance, cross-platform web framework for .NET and .NET Core. Since then we have been hard at work to deliver the next wave of features in ASP.NET Core 2.1. Below is an outline of the features and improvements that are planned for this release, which is ...

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 ...

Testing ASP.NET Core MVC web apps in-memory

This post was written and submitted by Javier Calvarro Nelson, a developer on the ASP.NET Core MVC team Testing is an important part of the development process of any application. In this blog post we are going to explore how we can test ASP.NET Core MVC applications using an in-memory server. This approach has several advantages: The...