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Using Glimpse in ASP.NET Core

January 30, 2016 by Anuraj


This post is about integrating Glimpse in ASP.NET Core application. Glimpse is a web debugging and diagnostics tool used to gain a better understanding of whats happening inside of your ASP.NET application. First you need to add reference of Glimpse in the project.json file.

Generating dynamic XML Sitemaps in ASP.NET 5

December 30, 2015 by Anuraj

ASP.NET5 MVC XML Sitemap Middleware

This post is about creating a XML Sitemap middleware in ASP.NET 5 MVC 6. Sitemaps provide a way of informing search engines about pages in your site. For small websites you could probably generate an XML sitemap file manually. For large sites with dynamic content, a programmatic approach is required. Recently there was some discussion on ASP.NET forum regarding how to create a dynamic sitemap based on the ontrollers and action methods. In this post I am building a middleware, which intercepts request for sitemap.xml file (which doesn’t exists) and returns xml based on contoller classes and action methods. Since it is difficult to get application url in ASP.NET5, it is provided as a configuraion parameter.

Build your first Office 365 addin using HTML and Javascript

December 12, 2015 by Anuraj

Office365 Javascript Outlook Addin

This post is about building office 365 addin using HTML and Javascript technologies. You don’t require Visual Studio, but it is recommended. VS 2015 has a project type Apps for Office. In this post I am creating an outlook addin add-in that provides audio transcription of the mail content. For converting text to speech I am using a Javascript API from The API is free for non-Commercial use. First you need to create the add in using Visual Studio.

Angular JS CRUD operations with ASP.NET5 - Part 5

December 05, 2015 by Anuraj

Jasmine Blanket.js Javascript Code Coverage

This post is about enabling javascript code coverage through Blanket.js. First you need to install the blanket.js via bower. So here is my updated bower.json.

Running Jasmine Tests with phantomjs

December 01, 2015 by Anuraj

Jasmine PhantomJS

Last post is about writing javascript unit tests. This post is about integrating Jasmine tests in Continuous Integration. For integrating in CI, you need an application - PhantomJS. PhantomJS is a headless WebKit scriptable with a JavaScript API. You can download PhantomJS from the PhantomJS download page.. To run Jasmine test cases you also require run-jasmine.js.

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