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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Project.json file in ASP.NET 5

What is Project.json in ASP.NET 5

With the release of ASP.NET 5 ASP.NET Core 1.0 (new version of ASP.NET), things are changing quite a lot with the way we code, organize dependencies, manage runtimes and many other things. Today, we will be looking at one of the most exciting change that Microsoft made which is introduction of “Project.json” file in ASP.NET 5 ASP.NET Core 1.0. This new file the way to define your dependencies, managing your runtime frameworks, compilation settings, adding scripts to execute at different events (Prebuild, Postbuild etc.)  (more…)

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