Fast track your Angular 2 and .NET Core web app development

This is post 1 of 6 in the series “Checking the weather with Angular 2 and ASP.NET Core” Modern front-end development is a mess of competing frameworks, task runners and build systems that may just have you running back to the safety of ASP.NET and Visual Studio before you’ve even begun. The slow road With Angular 1, you could take …


Not sure what to learn next?

Another day, another framework. Should you learn NET or .NET Core, Angular 2 or React, ASP.NET or ASP.NET Core? What about those underlying principles? How are your design patterns and SOLID principles? Decisions, decisions One thing you’re not short on is choice but choice has a nasty side effect, it can stop you choosing anything. Don’t let this stop you …


Start using Dependency Injection with ASP.NET Core

This is post 10 of 10 in the series “ASP.NET Core from scratch using the command line” ASP.NET Core ships with a built-in Dependency Injection Framework. DI frameworks give you a way to set up all your dependencies in one place. You can then use these dependencies anywhere in your web application. The common approach is to inject them via …


Build your .NET Core app using Yeoman

Creating new projects seems to have become awfully complicated in recent times.

Step in Yeoman, a scaffolding tool that uses generators to help you get a new project up and running quickly (using predefined templates).


Creating a new .NET Core web application, what are your options?

You want to jump on board the .NET Core train and you’re wondering how best to create your first project. Here are three ways to do just that. (for a bonus fourth way check out using Yeoman to create your .NET Core app) 1. Use the command line (dotnet new) Start off by downloading the .NET Core SDK for Windows. …


Learn .NET Core by example

Tutorials are great for getting started but the best way to learn is by looking at real projects and seeing how the technology works in the wild


Should I learn .NET Core?

It’s new, shiny and all the cool kids are using it, but is Core right for you? If you’re just setting out with .NET Core (as most of us are) you’re starting with a lot of the landscape hidden from you. Here’s a rough plan of action to help you get started.