How to increase file upload size in ASP.NET Core

ASP.NET Core 2.0 enforces 30MB (~28.6 MiB) max request body size limit, be it Kestrel and HttpSys. Under normal circumstances, there is no need to increase the size of the HTTP request. But when you are trying to upload large files (> 30MB), there is a need to increase the default allowed limit. In this short post, we’ll see how to increase file upload size in ASP.NET Core application and various options to control this restriction. (more…)

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3 ways to use HTTPClientFactory in ASP.NET Core 2.1

Microsoft introduced the HttpClient in .Net Framework 4.5 and is the most popular way to consume a Web API in your .NET server-side code. But it has some serious issues like disposing the HttpClient object doesn’t close the socket immediately, too many instances affecting the performance and Singleton HttpClient or shared HttpClient instance not respecting the DNS Time to Live (TTL) settings. HttpClientFactory solves the all these problems. It is one of the newest feature of ASP.NET Core 2.1. It provides a central location for naming and configuring and consuming logical HttpClients in your application, and this post talks about 3 ways to use HTTPClientFactory in ASP.NET Core 2.1. (more…)

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Using jQuery with ASP.NET Core Blazor

If you are following the progress of Blazor, 0.3.0 is the latest version to play with (at the time of writing this post). I created a CRUD app using blazor 0.1, and since then things have changed a lot like syntax for event handling and data binding, async event handlers, better encapsulation of component parameters and many others. One of the most important and unnoticed change is, including references of any third-party JavaScript library like jQuery and placing the JavaScript code. This post talks about using jQuery with ASP.NET Core Blazor and what’s new in 0.3 regarding JavaScript code. (more…)

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Implement ASP.NET Core SPA template features in an Angular 6 app

Earlier, I posted about creating an angular 6 based app with VS 2017. It’s a pure Angular 6 app and doesn’t use features comes with the ASP.NET Core SPA template. At the time of writing this post, default ASP.NET Core SPA template for angular points to angular 5. The SPA template uses angular on the client side and ASP.NET Core as back-end. It uses a package Microsoft.AspNetCore.SpaServices as a middleware to provide different configurable options for your application such as HMR (Hot Module Replacement), Routing Helper, SSR (Server Side Rendering) etc.. In this post, let’s find out how to create an angular 6 app with ASP.NET Core 2.1 and implement ASP.NET Core SPA template features in the same app. (more…)

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