Blog posts on .NET, Azure, and more.

Upgrading ASP.NET Core 7.0 to ASP.NET Core 8.0

April 12, 2024 by Anuraj


In this blog post, we’ll how we can upgrade ASP.NET Core 7.0 to ASP.NET Core 8.0. Microsoft will stop supporting .NET Core 7.0 on May 14th 2024. In this post I will be upgrading a ASP.NET Core Web API application which uses .NET 7.0, EF Core and MySql provider. Also I will be using Azure Open AI and Serilog for logging.

Working with Database in .NET Aspire

April 05, 2024 by Anuraj

AspNetCore Aspire CloudNative MongoDb

In this blog post, we’ll explore how we can work with Mongo databases in .NET Aspire. For working with Mongo database, we need to run Docker desktop. First we need to launch Docker desktop.

Working with Angular applications with .NET Aspire

March 22, 2024 by Anuraj

AspNetCore Aspire CloudNative Angular

In this blog post, we’ll explore how we can work with Angular applications with .NET Aspire. We can install .NET Aspire using the dotnet workload install aspire command. Next we can create the .NET Aspire application using the following command - dotnet new aspire --name Weatherforecast --output Src. This command will create two projects - Weatherforecast.AppHost and Weatherforecast.ServiceDefaults. Next we can add the API application, for creating the API application, we can create ASP.NET Core Minimal API, with the command dotnet new webapi --name Weatherforecast.Api --output Src\Weatherforecast.Api. We may need to modify the solution file and add the API application with the command - dotnet sln add .\Weatherforecast.Api\, otherwise it may not load in VS Code.

Working with Smart Components in ASP.NET Core MVC

March 15, 2024 by Anuraj

AspNetCore AI Azure

In this blog post, we’ll explore Smart Components for ASP.NET Core MVC. Smart Components helps developers to add genuinely useful AI-powered features to your .NET apps quickly, easily, and without risking wasted effort. Recently at MVP Summit, Steve Sanderson spoke about Smart Components - the demo was awesome. The demo was on Blazor, so I thought I will use ASP.NET Core MVC and implement it. These components will work from .NET 6.0 onwards.

Supercharge Your ASP.NET Core Web API: A Beginner's Guide to Bombardier Benchmarking

February 29, 2024 by Anuraj


Making sure your ASP.NET Core Web API runs like a well-oiled machine is crucial for a smooth user experience. Enter Bombardier, a user-friendly tool designed specifically to test and optimize the performance of your web API. In this guide, we’ll explore how Bombardier can be your ally in ensuring your web API stands up to the demands of real-world usage.

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