Install ASP.NET Core RC2

A First look at ASP.NET Core 1.0 RC2

Previously I posted about what is expected in ASP.NET Core 1.0 RC2 and then posted about what’s new in ASP.NET Core 1.0 RC2. Some of the important changes from RC1 to RC2 are the introduction of new command line tool named “dotnet” to replace “dnx” and moving towards .NET Platform Standards. And I think we are now getting closer to ASP.NET Core 1.0 RC2 release as in last week ASP.NET team released a sample ASP.NET Core 1.0 RC2 project. In this post, I will take you through how to download, build and run this sample project. (more…)

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Where is Package.json in ASP.NET Core Project?

ASP.NET Core prefers JSON over XML for configuration and earlier I posted about all different JSON files present in new ASP.NET Core solution. And one of the JSON configuration file is Package.json and it is the place for npm modules. But when you won’t find this file in solution explorer for your ASP.NET Core project, as by default, this file is hidden. In this short post, you will find various way to make this file visible in Solution explorer.

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