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Announcing ASP.NET Core 2.0

The ASP.NET team is proud to announce general availability of ASP.NET Core 2.0. This release features compatibility with .NET Core 2.0, tooling support in Visual Studio 2017 version 15.3, and the new Razor Pages user-interface design paradigm.

Announcing Preview 1 of ASP.NET MVC 5.2.4, Web API 5.2.4, and Web Pages 3.2.4

Dan Roth announces the release of Preview 1 of ASP.NET MVC 5.2.4, Web API 5.2.4, and Web Pages 3.2.4 on NuGet. This release contains some minor bug fixes and a couple of new features specifically targeted at enabling .NET Standard support for the ASP.NET Web API Client.

Exploring the .NET Core Docker files: dotnet vs aspnetcore vs aspnetcore-build

Jan 17, 2018

Andrew Lock looks at the various Docker base images available for .NET Core development, how they differ, and when each should be used.

Using an EF Core Database for the IdentityServer4 Configuration Data

Jan 16, 2018

Damien Bowden implements a database store for the IdentityServer4 configurations for the Client, ApiResource, and IdentityResource settings using Entity Framework Core and SQLite.

Creating Authorization Policies Dynamically with ASP.NET Core

Jan 15, 2018

Jerrie Pelser resolves authorization policies dynamically at runtime without having to call AddPolicy for every scope check.

ASP.NET Core Gotchas – No. 3

Jan 12, 2018

Steve Gordon looks at why his hyperlinks don't work on his Razor Pages in ASP.NET Core 2.0.

Tools for bundling and minification in ASP.NET Core

Jan 11, 2018

This post talks about 5 tools for bundling and minification in ASP.NET Core.

How to launch different browsers from VS Code for debugging ASP.NET Core

Jan 10, 2018

Anuraj Parameswaran chooses which browser to launch from VSCode while debugging ASP.NET Core by adding debug configuration.

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