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Announcing ASP.NET 5 features in Visual Studio 2015 Preview and VS2013 Update 4

Xinyang Qiu provides all of the details on the the releases of Visual Studio 2015 Preview and VS2013 Update 4.

Working with Sass Stylesheets in ASP.NET MVC Applications and Visual Studio

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Nice post by Marius Schulz showing how to use Sass in Visual Studio with the Mindscape Web Workbench extension, explaining how to organize your Sass stylesheets and set up Bundling and Minification.

Formatters in ASP.NET MVC 6

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Filip Woj. shows how formatters work in ASP.NET MVC 6, describes the 9 pre-defined formatters, and shows how you can customize them.

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Web API Thoughts 2 of 3 - Working with HTTPS

Nov 22, 2014 by Wonde Tadesse

Working with Web API and HTTPS

Single Page CRUD Application (SPA) using ASP.NET Web API, MVC and Angula...

Nov 21, 2014 by Suprotim Agarwal

Using ASP.NET Web API, MVC and Angular.js to create a Single Page Application (SPA) that supports...

Configuring cloud service using diagnostics.wadcfg

Nov 20, 2014 by bibhudutta05

This post takes a look at the diagnostics.wadcfg configuration file, understanding the various se...

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ASP.NET 5 Overview

Nov 12, 2014

ASP.NET 5 is a significant redesign of ASP.NET. This topic introduces the new concepts in ASP.NET...

Manage Client-Side Web Development in Visual Studio 2015, Using Grunt an...

Nov 12, 2014

ASP.NET 5.0 brings some big changes to the project system and build process for ASP.NET apps. In...

View components and Inject in ASP.NET MVC 6

Nov 12, 2014

This topic shows how to create a view component in ASP.NET MVC 6 and how to inject a service into...

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Community Blogs RSS Feed

Entity Framework Pitfalls – Registering Custom Database Functions f...

Nov 21, 2014 by RicardoPeres

Like I said in my previous post, it’s not enough to add a DbFunctionAttribute attribute to a meth...

Published slides for the Azure Search and ML session at MUG

Nov 21, 2014 by andresv

Yesterday I participated (togheter with Rodolfo Finochietti & Mariano Sánchez) in the...

Registering SQL Server Built-in Functions to Entity Framework Code...

Nov 21, 2014 by RicardoPeres

It is possible to register custom functions that exist in the database so that they can be called...

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Microsoft Blogs RSS Feed

ASP.NET 5 (vNext) Work in Progress - Exploring TagHelpers

Nov 20, 2014 by Scott Hanselman

TagHelpers are a new feature of ASP.NET 5 (formerly and colloquially ASP.NET vNext) but it's take...

Katana, ASP.NET 5, and bridging the gap

Nov 14, 2014 by pranav rastogi

This post is for developers that have been using the Microsoft Owin components (e.g. the Katana p...

Announcing Open Source of .NET Core Framework, .NET Core Distributi...

Nov 12, 2014 by scottgu

This week we are holding our Connect() developer event in New York City. This is an event that is...

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MSDN Samples RSS Feed

How to convert Image to PDF in C#

Nov 17, 2014 by pqScan

This is a C# example to convert image files to PDF documents, such as adding jpeg, png, bmp, gif,...

Convert Doc to XML in C#

Nov 17, 2014 by .NET Office Programming

In some cases, developers have the requirement to convert Doc/Docx to XML. This sample gives a C#...

ASP.NET MVC5 - AngularJS, Create PDF file using Microsoft Report

Nov 16, 2014 by João Eduardo Sousa

This article walks you through the steps for create a report in Word or PDF format using Microsof...

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NuGet - Most Popular

Microsoft ASP.NET Web Optimization Framework


ASP.NET Optimization introduces a way to bundle and optimize CSS and JavaScript files.



This package contains the Microsoft.Web.Infrastructure assembly that lets you dynamically registe...



Entity Framework is Microsoft's recommended data access technology for new applications.

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Forums - Recent Activity RSS Feed

How to prevent 302 error dropping the .ASPXFORMSAUTH Cookie

5 minutes ago by Gambit

I have a .Net 4.0 web app running Forms Authentication, running on IIS 7.5 <forms loginUrl...

Bind data to dropdownlist code behind

30 minutes ago by oned_gk

Dim comd As New OleDbCommand ( "SELECT ID1 FROM [Tak1] Where not id1 is null and Section...

please: how to run ASP.NET VNext project on hosted server with IIS

31 minutes ago by Markus S

Did you try to publish the site directly out of Visual Studio ? Did you check the checkbox &q...

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Forums - Unanswered Threads RSS Feed

How to prevent 302 error dropping the .ASPXFORMSAUTH Cookie

5 minutes ago by Gambit

I have a .Net 4.0 web app running Forms Authentication, running on IIS 7.5 <forms loginUrl...

WebGrid with Pagination for Delete Operation

59 minutes ago by bhushand

Hi I am using webgrid to display the list of records. Now I want to implement the delete function...

Linq To Entity Framework: Search exact sting and substring from list

3 hours, 31 minutes ago by nikhil.mittal

I have a list of string: List<string> lst = selectedGridRows.Split(',').ToL...

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