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Learning ASP.NET

ASP.NET is a free web framework for building web sites,
apps and services with HTML, CSS and JavaScript.

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Web Sites

ASP.NET is great for building standards-based websites with HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript.

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ASP.NET powered Web APIs

You can write ASP.NET Web APIs and Services that produce JSON or XML to talk to connected devices!

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Real-time ASP.NET

With ASP.NET SignalR you can enable real-time bi-directional communication between client and server with web sockets.

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Mobile Apps & Sites with ASP.NET

ASP.NET can power your mobile apps with responsive design or mobile frameworks like jQuery Mobile and more.

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Sessions in ASP.NET 5

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Mike Brind explains that session state is an opt-in component in ASP.NET 5, shows how to use it, and points out some differences from previous versions.

[video] 5 Things about ASP.NET 5 that will Blow your Mind!

Monday, April 6, 2015

Great interview with Daniel Roth on Web Camps TV overviewing some great new features of ASP.NET 5, with plenty of coding examples.

How ASP.NET MVC 6 discovers controllers

Friday, April 3, 2015

Filip Woj. explains the logic ASP.NET MVC 6 uses to determine which assemblies to search, how types are selected as controllers, and how you can customize the process.

SignalR Database update notifications in ASP.NET MVC using SQL Dependency

Thursday, April 2, 2015

Interesting post from Venkat Baggu showing how to display real time updates from SQL Server by using SignalR and SQL Dependency in ASP.NET MVC.

Microsoft AppFabric 1.1 for Windows Server Ends Support 4/2/2016

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Important post from Erica Mohler detailing the end of support for AppFabric and recommending migration options.

Using Gulp for ASP.NET 5 & Visual Studio 2015

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Shayne Boyer demonstrates how to use Gulp in the current preview of ASP.NET 5 with sample gulpfile.

ASP.NET 5 Middleware, Or Where Has My HttpModule Gone?

Monday, March 30, 2015

Mike Brind explains how ASP.NET 5 middleware relates to HttpModules in previous versions of ASP.NET.

Unstructured Blob Storage (Building Real-World Cloud Apps with Azure)

Monday, March 30, 2015

The Building Real World Cloud Apps with Azure e-book is based on a presentation developed by Scott Guthrie. It explains 13 patterns and practices that can help you be successful developing web apps...

SignalR Connection Density Testing with Crank

Sunday, February 22, 2015

This article describes how to use the Crank tool to test an application with multiple simulated clients.

Using SignalR Performance Counters in an Azure Web Role

Monday, January 12, 2015

This article describes how to install and use SignalR performance counters in an Azure Web Role.