Here's a Handy List of Social Login Providers

If you would like to have your web site use a social identity provider rather than creating or maintaining your own identity store you’ve got options.

The Monsters Weekly - Episode 19 - 'Building Advanced Tag Helpers'

Back in Episode 7 we looked at creating custom tag helpers in ASP.NET Core MVC. This week, we take a look at a more advanced scenario where a custom tag helper can be used to cleanup our markup and help enforce consistency.

The Monsters Weekly - Episode 12 - 'Dependency Injection in ASP.NET Core'

What is dependency injection, and how can it be leveraged in your project? Monster James walks through the setup in an application as it is configured in the default project in ASP.NET Core and MVC Core in this episode of the Monsters Weekly.

The Monsters Weekly - Episode 11 'Yeomon Generators for ASP.NET Core and MVC'

If cross platform is going to be the song sung by the ASP.NET community, the console tooling is really going to have to keep step with other tech stacks. Yeomon generators for ASP.NET Core give developers the basics needed to avoid the requirement of crufting toghether projects and new files.

The Monsters Weekly - Episode 10 'Loading Settings From a Database in ASP.NET Core'

While configuration has been greatly simplified in ASP.NET Core, it won’t provide an answer for all the situations all of the time. One such case is when you need to save and load configuration settings from a database so, here, we’ll show you how.

The Monsters Weekly - Episode 9 - What Makes a Controller

With ASP.NET Core we have new options for the way we build out our controllers. Sure, the conventions we know are there, but today we have the option to use as much or as little of the base class as we like in MVC Core.

The Monsters Weekly - Episode 8 'Tour of the Default ASP.NET MVC Project'

There is a lot of newness in the default project in MVC Core, so we wanted to break it down and help make it feel a little more familiar. This is episode #8, and we’re walking you through the “File -> New Project” experience.

The Monsters Weekly - Episode 7 'Custom Tag Helpers'

Back in Episode 4 we looked at tag helpers in the Razor View Engine that make some of the lifting we need to do a little lighter when crafting our views. In this edition of the Monsters Weekly we’ll go a little further and create a custom tag helper.

The Monsters Weekly - Episode 6 'JSON Data and The Options Pattern'

Now that we’ve wrapped our heads around the basics of configuration in ASP.NET Core, let’s start to take control of our appliaction settings. In this episode, we’re looking at a pattern and leveraging the framework to get strongly-typed settings as objects at runtime.

The Monsters Weekly - Episode 5 'Configuration Settings'

Your first impression of configuration in ASP.NET Core may be that a tyrant of a coyote with ACME corporate sponsorship laid into the system with a box of explosives. You wouldn’t be wrong, but here’s why it was the right thing to do.