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Open sourcing and releasing ASP.NET Identity 2.2.0
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
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 ...
Automatic code formatter released to GitHub
Automatic code formatter released to GitHub
Code formatting can be a huge pain point. In this post, Jared Parsons, software developer on the Roslyn team, showcases a tool that takes care of it. We have just released the code formatting tool we use to automatically format our code to the prescribed coding guidelines. This tool is based on Roslyn and will work on any C# project. We ...
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Introducing the Visual Studio 2015 Extension for ASP.NET Project Templates
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 ...
Debugging ASP.NET 5 framework code using Visual Studio 2015
Debugging ASP.NET 5 framework code using Visual Studio 2015
In the previous versions of ASP.NET it was possible to debug certain parts of the framework stack but setting up the development environment and compiling all the binaries was not the easiest task. ASP.NET 5 changes that and makes debugging framework code as easy as debugging your own application. This article shows how to debug into the ASP....
CoreCLR is now Open Source
CoreCLR is now Open Source
We’re excited to announce that CoreCLR is now open source on GitHub. CoreCLR is the .NET execution engine in .NET Core, performing functions such as garbage collection and compilation to machine code. .NET Core is a modular implementation of .NET that can be used as the base stack for a wide variety of scenarios, today scaling from console ...
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.NET Core Open Source Update
.NET Core Open Source Update
Wow. Just wow. I don’t know of a better way to describe my feelings right now. Open source is probably one of the most energizing projects our team has been working on. It’s been a blast so far and the stream of enthusiastic contributors and interactions doesn’t seem to stop any time soon. In this post, I want to give you a long ...
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Making It Better: Updates for ASP.NET 5 in Visual Studio 2015 CTP 5
Making It Better: Updates for ASP.NET 5 in Visual Studio 2015 CTP 5
It's been about two months since we released the first beta of ASP.NET 5, and today we happy to announce that ASP.NET 5 Beta2 is available. For developers using Visual Studio, you'll find great new tools to support and enhance your development process.  All ASP.NET developers will be able to take advantage of a new runtime and many ...
Running ASP.NET 5 applications in Linux Containers with Docker
Running ASP.NET 5 applications in Linux Containers with Docker
As a part of our ASP.NET 5 cross-platform efforts, we are actively working on making applications written in ASP.NET 5 easy to deploy and ship on Linux and Mac OS X. A while ago, we have released the first official Docker image by Microsoft: the ASP.NET 5 Preview Docker Image. Docker is an open source project that makes it easier to run ...