The Dotnet Watch Tool Revisited

The dotnet watch tool is a file watcher for dotnet that restarts the application when changes in the source code are detected. You can use dotnet watch in Visual Studio by using the launchSettings.json configuration file.

ASP.NET Core Caching in Practice

How to use and implement Cache-Control, Cache-Control Immutable, E-Tag, Last-Modified and If-Modified-Since Caching HTTP headers in ASP.NET Core.

ASP.NET Core Lazy Command Pattern

Move your ASP.NET Core MVC action method logic into lazily loaded commands using the command pattern, to reduce Controller complexity.

SEO Friendly URL's for ASP.NET Core

An SEO friendly URL is human readable and gives your site a higher page rank. Learn how to implement SEO friendly URL's using ASP.NET Core.

Making Application Insights Fast & Secure

Implementing Application Insights into your ASP.NET Core application with performance and security as a top priority in this advanced scenario.

The Dotnet Watch Tool

The dotnet watch tool is a file watcher for dotnet that restarts the application when changes in the source code are detected.

Social TagHelpers for ASP.NET Core

Enhance the experience of sharing a page from your site through the use of social media meta tags implemented with ASP.NET Core TagHelpers.

Whats New in ASP.NET Core Boilerplate

With the release of ASP.NET Core Boilerplate, this post discusses what's new and what is currently missing due to ASP.NET Core still being in beta.

Minifying HTML for ASP.NET MVC

How much bandwidth does minifying HTML save. Minifying HTML in ASP.NET MVC 5 is hard work. Minifying HTML should be a built in feature of ASP.NET Core.

Canonical URL's for ASP.NET MVC

Use canonical URL's in ASP.NET MVC for better Search Engine Optimization (SEO) using ASP.NET Core Boilerplate and the RedirectToCanonicalUrlAttribute.

Building RSS/Atom Feeds for ASP.NET MVC

How to build a fully featured RSS/Atom feed for ASP.NET MVC, including Google's PubSubHubbub and the 'Subscribe to this feed' button.

Securing the ASP.NET MVC Web.config

The web.config file is insecure in the default ASP.NET MVC project template. This post talks you through securing the ASP.NET MVC Web.config file.

Custom Visual Studio Project Templates

A guide to creating custom Visual Studio project templates in .zip and VSIX form and submitting them to the Visual Studio Gallery, so it can be downloaded.

Internet Favicon Madness (Updated)

Add favicon's to your website to support iOS, Android, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows Phone and more. Find out where icons are used on each platform and how.

ASP.NET Core Boilerplate

ASP.NET Core Boilerplate is a professional ASP.NET MVC template for building secure, fast, robust and adaptable web applications or sites.