ASP.NET 5 – Development Exception

Sometimes when you are working on a web application you are going to though an exception or two. When this happens it might be nice if your project returns a more complete error page than a Server 500 exception. As before we will be starting with an empty web project and adding to it. Before […]

ASP.NET 5 – Static Files From Class Libaries

Recently I was asked about using files from separate class library projects as static files in an ASP.NET 5 application. And while I can understand wanting to break a project down into smaller portions to allow for easier separation of work between developers, not saying this was the reason for the question just a reason […]

ASP.NET 5 – Beta8

Last week the ASP.NET team announced the availability of ASP.NET 5 Beta8. This of course means it’s time to update our sample projects. Oh what Fun! Basically the steps are they same as the last time, when we installed Beta7. This time the download is located here. Be sure to get the DotNetVersionManager-x**.msi and the […]

ASP.NET 5 – Camel Case Property Names

If you have used ASP.NET MVC in the past you may be used to using Newtonsoft.Json’s CamelCasePropertyNamesContractResolver and wondering how to do that with ASP.NET 5. Well the good news is it is possible to still use that handy feature from Newtonsoft.Json and configure it globally. For this demo I have set up a simple […]

ASP.NET 5 – Installing Beta7

ASP.NET Beta7 was anounced earlier this month. In the announcement it says to go download the beta7 version (14.0.60831.0) of ASP.NET and Web Tools 2015. Now if you’re like me you see the big old Download button. And you click it because you just want to get the install and move on. Unfortunately if you […]

Getting Started with Aurelia and ASP.NET 5

In this post we will go over getting started with Aurelia and ASP.NET 5 using Visual Studio 2015. You should have NodeJs already installed since it came with Visual Studio 2015. If you aren’t familiar with Aurelia it is a next generation JavaScript framework that allows development with little boilerplate code and can utilize a […]

ASP.NET 5 MVC Controllers: Controllers

This is the second post about ASP.NET MCV and Web API Controllers. If you missed the first post feel free to take the time to go back and read ASP.NET 5 MVC Controllers: Setup. All that work and it still wont run So now that we have the bare minimum set up we can actually […]

ASP.NET 5 MVC Controllers: Setup

Previous versions of ASP.NET MVC and Web API had 2 different kinds of controllers. One was the “C” in MVC and the other was the controller that was the endpoint for Web API. While they both performed similar functions and had access to similar features they were actually two different beasts. That all changes with […]