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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.

Using ConfigR as a Configuration Source in ASP.NET vNext

Friday, November 28, 2014

Nice post from Filip Woj. explaining how to leverage ASP.NET vNext extensibility - this time with ConfigR, a CSharp script based configuration source.

Content negotiation in MVC 6 (or how can I just write JSON)

Thursday, November 27, 2014

Yishai Galatzer explains why you might see XML instead of JSON response from an API response in ASP.NET MVC 6 as well as how to override the response to return JSON.

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Create CAPTCHA Using Google API in ASP.NET

Nov 28, 2014 by Vithal Wadje

This article explains creation of a CAPTCHA using the Google reCAPTCHA API to prevent input from...

Search Data Table using ASP.NET Web API, jQuery and Knockout.js

Nov 27, 2014 by Mahesh Sabnis

Using a mashup of technologies like ASP.NET Web API, jQuery and Knockout.js, you can create power...

Get database change notification in using SignalR

Nov 26, 2014 by Ruchira

This article explains how to get database change notification real time in an ASP.NET web applica...

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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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Emaroo 2.0.0 Released

Nov 27, 2014 by WeigeltRo

Emaroo is a free utility for browsing most recently used (MRU) lists of applications like Visual...

Entity Framework Pitfalls: Collections of Types Other Than ICollect...

Nov 27, 2014 by RicardoPeres

If you expose in your entity a collection of a type other than ICollection<T> (or one inher...

Lesser-Known NHibernate Features

Nov 27, 2014 by RicardoPeres

Here I will list some of NHibernate’s hidden or not so well known gems.Mapping a Class to a Query...

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Microsoft Blogs RSS Feed

OmniSharp - Making cross-platform .NET a reality, and a pleasure

Nov 27, 2014 by Scott Hanselman

In case you missed it, make sure to read Announcing .NET 2015 - .NET as Open Source, .NET on Mac...

Content negotiation in MVC 6 (or how can I just write JSON)

Nov 24, 2014 by Yishai G_

Intro In this blog, I intend to provide a simplified how-things-work and how-to-change-the-behavi...

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...

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MSDN Samples RSS Feed

Add Header and Footer to Word in C#

Nov 26, 2014 by .NET Office Programming

We often put company logo, page number or text in Word header or footer to show extra information...

Custom Xml setting website in ASP.NET

Nov 24, 2014 by Paolo Pranzo

The sample code demonstrates how to create an custom file setting in XML in your web site ASP.NET...

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,...

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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

Compilation Error exception!

4 minutes ago by cjinojl

Thank you for your reply. No details for this exception, here is full message: Server Error in &#...

VSE 2013 Output to console

4 minutes ago by Siva Krishna Macha

If the Console application project template is not found, then there is something wrong with your...

Print PDF to defined list of printers

18 minutes ago by infodemers

Then could I have a SSIS script to run to do this kind of things, or a batch file, or else? I hav...

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Forums - Unanswered Threads RSS Feed

How can I convert the VBA OCT() function in to a VB .NET function

22 minutes ago by holdorfs

I am converting a VBA function to a VB .NET function. Here the VBA has an Oct() function for spli...

Indexed collection binding, EditorFor displaying POSTed values and model...

45 minutes ago by f4st4

Hello everyone, I seem to have stumbled upon a bug which manifests itself when you combine the fo...

change dataset on page load for report

53 minutes ago by cicciuzzo

my goal is to create images (barcode) and place in a field of my table and then view them from th...

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