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DOTNET 5.4 or .NET Platform Standard

DotNet 5.4 or .NET Platform Standards

Yes, you read it right “DotNet 5.4“. Create a nuget class library using Visual Studio 2015 and RC 1 update. And take a look at the Project.json file, you will be surprised to see “DotNet 5.4” in the framework section. Recently ASP.NET 5 was renamed to ASP.NET Core 1.0, then from where DotNet 5.4 came from? They are yet to release RC 2 for ASP.NET Core 1.0 and I was like “Have I really missed the release of Dotnet 5.1 to 5.3? “.
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How to rename wwwroot folder in ASP.NET Core 1.0

As mentioned earlier in my post quick summary of what’s changed in ASP.NET Core 1.0, wwwroot folder is new addition to ASP.NET Core 1.0 project structure. It’s place to keep all your static content like images, css and js files. Though, you can remove this folder from your project but if it is present then ASP.NET Core 1.0 expects folder with name wwwroot. And you can’t change the name directly from wwwroot to anything of your choice, as it works on conventions. In this post, let’s see how to rename wwwroot folder in ASP.NET Core 1.0.
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Difference between “dnx run” and “dotnet run”

Earlier I posted about dotnet cli, which is a new command line tool which is going to replace DNX commands and it will be part of ASP.NET 5 RC 2 release. Since ASP.NET 5 is now ASP.NET Core 1.0, so not quite sure what would be the release name now but irrespective the name, it is expected to release this month only. I was playing with dotnet commands and noticed that dotnet run command is different from dnx run command. So in this post, you will see the difference between “dnx run” and “dotnet run”. (more…)

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