AspNet Core NodeServices – Execute JavaScript on the Server at Runtime

Screencast on how to execute javascript from AspNet Core on the backend, inspired by Steve Sanderson NDC Sydney talk. Thumbnail trying to illustrate how my mind gets blown by the possibilities! 😉 Screencast Awesome work by the AspNet team, until next time, have an excellent day!


Angular 2 RC 5 NgModules

Angular Modules, also known as NgModules, are the powerful new way to organize and bootstrap your Angular application. In this screencast we upgrade the ng2play repo to the latest release candidate (RC5). Screencast Links Here are the links related to the screencast. Source code Live demo Angular Teams RC5 announcement RC4 to RC5 Migration Guide […]


Do’s and Don’ts when Using AspNet with Single Page Applications such as Angular, Aurelia or React

Discussion on do’s and don’ts when combining AspNet with Single Page Applications such as Angular, Aurelia or React. Main question: Should we separate frontend and backend into separate solutions or keep them together as the new AspNet template in VS2015 suggests? Screencast What’s your take on it? Agree or disagree? Let me know! Until next […]


Git Deploying a Bundled Angular 2 App using Angular CLI to Microsoft Azure

In this screencast I use the angular-cli tool for the first time to package an angular2 app for production before git deploying it to Microsoft Azure. Screencast Angular CLI The CLI is at the moment of writing in beta and very much still a work in progress. It’s an excellent tool imho for scaffolding a […]


Angular 2 Upgrading to new 3.0 Router

In this episode we upgrade the ng2play repo to leverage the new 3.0 router and implement a route guard to protect components that require authentication. Here’s the entire changeset, not that bloody considering the changes but this is also a very small application. Screencast Defining Routes With the old router we decorated our app component […]


Structured Logging with AspNet Core using Serilog and Seq

In this episode we take a first look at structured logging from an AspNet Core application using Serilog and Seq. Screencast Adding Serilog Configuring the web app to leverage serilog only requires 3 simple steps. First make sure to get the nuget packages by adding these lines to your packages.json. “Serilog.Extensions.Logging”: “1.0.0-rc2-*”, “Serilog.Sinks.RollingFile”: “2.0.0-rc-*”, “Serilog.Sinks.Seq”: […]