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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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