How to create and access session variables in ASP.NET 5

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ASP.NET session state enables you to store and retrieve values for a user as the user navigates ASP.NET pages in a Web application. Sessions values can be stored for the duration of the visitor’s session on your site. Most cases, they are stored in server read more →

Continuous Integration with ASP.NET 5, GitHub and Travis CI – Part 2

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Few days back I did a post on Continuous Integration with ASP.NET 5, GitHub and Travis CI. In that post I was using K runtime and K commands. From ASP.NET 5 Beta 4, Microsoft changed the runtime to DNX, the K runtime became obsolete. This read more →

How to unit test async controllers in ASP.NET 5

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In .NET 4.5 Microsoft introduced Async methods, which helps developers write asynchronous code similar to normal code. Instead of returning ActionResult async method returns Task<ActionResult> This post is about various methods which helps to write unit tests. XUnit is used as unit framework. Here is read more →

Getting started with ASP.NET 5 configuration

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When ASP.NET introduced, unlike conventional web.config, it was project.json. When I started exploring ASP.NET code, I couldn’t find the System.Configuration namespace as well. This post is about reading configuration in ASP.NET from project.json file. ASP.NET 5’s configuration system has been re-architected from previous versions of read more →

Excecute SSIS package (DTSX) from C#

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SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) is a component of the Microsoft SQL Server database software that can be used to perform a broad range of data migration tasks. SSIS is a platform for data integration and workflow applications. You can execute SSIS package from C# read more →