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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Difference between .NET Framework and .NET Core

ASP.NET 5 is now ASP.NET Core 1.0

Last week Microsoft announced that ASP.NET 5.0 has been renamed to ASP.NET Core 1.0. And it’s a welcome change and quite needed to address the confusion. As ASP.NET 5 is completely a new platform to build cross platform applications and it was written from scrath. The latest version of ASP.NET is 4.6 and It is possible to run ASP.NET 5 on top of the full .NET 4.6 Framework/platform or to run ASP.NET 5 on .NET Core.
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