Tag Archives: ASP.NET-MVC

Using EF6 with ASP.NET MVC Core 1.0 (aka MVC 6)

This week Microsoft announced that it is renaming ASP.NET 5 to ASP.NET Core 1.0.  In general I think this is a very good step.  Incrementing the version number from 4 to 5 for ASP.NET gave the impression that ASP.NET 5 … Continue reading

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WCF Is Dead and Web API Is Dying – Long Live MVC 6!

The time has come to start saying goodbye to Windows Communication Foundation (WCF).  Yes, there are plenty of WCF apps in the wild — and I’ve built a number of them.  But when it comes to selecting a web services … Continue reading

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Deploy ASP.NET 5 Apps to Docker on Azure

NOTE: This post is part 4 of a series on developing and deploying cross-platform web apps with ASP.NET 5: Develop and Deploy ASP.NET 5 Apps on Mac OS X Develop and Deploy ASP.NET 5 Apps on Linux Deploy ASP.NET 5 … Continue reading

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Deploy ASP.NET 5 Apps to Docker on Linux

NOTE: This post is part 3 of a series on developing and deploying cross-platform web apps with ASP.NET 5: Develop and Deploy ASP.NET 5 Apps on Mac OS X Develop and Deploy ASP.NET 5 Apps on Linux Deploy ASP.NET 5 … Continue reading

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Develop and Deploy ASP.NET 5 Apps on Linux

NOTE: This post is part 2 of a series on developing and deploying cross-platform web apps with ASP.NET 5: Develop and Deploy ASP.NET 5 Apps on Mac OS X Develop and Deploy ASP.NET 5 Apps on Linux (this post) Deploy … Continue reading

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Develop and Deploy ASP.NET 5 Apps on Mac OS X

NOTE: This post is part 1 of a series on developing and deploying cross-platform web apps with ASP.NET 5: Develop and Deploy ASP.NET 5 Apps on Mac OS X (this post) Develop and Deploy ASP.NET 5 Apps on Linux Deploy … Continue reading

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Handle Cyclical References with ASP.NET Web API 2 and MVC 6

Many ORM (object-relational mapping) tools, such as Entity Framework 6 Tools for Visual Studio 2012 & 2013, Entity Framework Power Tools, or Entity Framework Reverse POCO Generator, generate entity classes that contain cyclical references. Note: The Web API 2 solution … Continue reading

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Trackable Entities Version 1.0 Released!

I am pleased to announce the release of Trackable Entities version 1.0 – with support for both WCF and ASP.NET Web API with Visual Studio 2012 and 2013! The idea behind this tool is simple: enable you to build n-tier … Continue reading

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Trackable Entities: N-Tier Support for Entity Framework

Writing N-Tier apps can get complicated fast.  Consider the assortment of n-tier technologies now consigned to the ash heap of history: WCF RIA Services, Self-Tracking Entities, and good old typed DataSets.  These have all suffered from lack of interoperability and … Continue reading

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More Fun with Async ASP.NET Web API Services

My last post made the case for building async services in .NET 4.5 with the Task-based Asynchronous Pattern, or TAP for short. I profiled an ASP.NET Web API service that uses synchronous methods, showing how long-running services with high throughput … Continue reading

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