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Entity Framework Core InMemory provider with ASP.NET Core

Entity Framework Core InMemory provider with ASP.NET Core

One of the new feature of EF Core is, Entity Framework Core InMemory provider. It’s a new db Provider which holds everything in memory. There is no database written to disk. This is useful for unit testing entity framework DB operations as InMemory storage behaves same as the actual database storage. So you don’t have to connect and query to actual database. So in this post, let’s see how to configure and use Entity Framework Core InMemory provider with an ASP.NET Core Application.
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How to Install ASP.NET Core And Create Your First Application

How to Install ASP.NET Core And Create Your First Application

Finally, ASP.NET Core is out and there is lots of excitement among developers. As you might be knowing ASP.NET Core is completely a new framework and will definitely require some learning. In this post I will take you through about how to install ASP.NET Core along with tooling and then creating your first .NET Core application and ASP.NET Core application using dotnet cli tool. (more…)

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Gulp is no longer default choice for ASP.NET Core

Gulp is no longer the default choice for ASP.NET Core

Today when you create an ASP.NET Core application, you will find “gulpfile.js” present in your project structure (At the time of writing this post with RC2 release). However Microsoft is making a move with task runner and Gulp is no longer the default choice for ASP.NET Core application in a future release. It’s time to say “Goodbye Gulp“. And it is replaced with a new VS extension called BundlerMinifier. Gulp will be removed from default ASP.NET Core project template, but if you wish to use then, you can add it back. Earlier, an announcement was made about Project.json going away and now its turn for Gulp.
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