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  1. Support for Asp.Net Core running on UWP as Windows IoT Core Background Task

    Currently there is no support for Kestrel on UWP as Windows IoT Core Background Task. As Microsoft is trying to push Windows IoT Core, getting Asp.Net Core to run on that platform would be ideal. It is a real showstopper that there isn't any support for it.

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      8 comments  ·  General ASP.NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Asp.net Core MVC with Razor as Universal Rendering engine

      We can create single page application using Asp.net core and Angular or React. But we don't have something like "zeit/next" for universal rendering. If we can have universal rendering in Asp.net core then it will be the coolest framework for developing web application as it will have power of c# and SEO enabled SPAs, fastest initial rendering, state management using single source of truth, same rendering region on client and server and many more.

      I tried to create simple POC to achieve the above and results was successfull
      https://github.com/vijaytanwar/asp-net-core-univeral-app

      So, It means we can create Universal application using Asp.net core,…

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      • autogenerate bindingRedirects using configSection or fully autogenerate web.config allowing it to be added it to .gitignore

        There are various issues with web.config being committed. For the most part, various configuration which can be automatically generated or depends on external factors currently goes into web.config and the user is required to commit web.config. It would be much easier if it were built and it were possible to place the built web.config or the built portion of the web.config into .gitignore while committing the non-generated portion.

        One common issue with web.config is that any project using it cannot benefit from automatic `<bindingRedirect/>` generation. Binding redirects must be written manually by the user or by VisualStudio when clicking on…

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          0 comments  ·  Tooling  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • ASP.NET MVC Render View as String

          It would be nice to add ability to render MVC View as String. This will allow to generate emails using strongly typed models.

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          • Add Aurelia support to Visual Studio templates

            Visual Studio has support for Angular and React when doing File->New, why not add Aurelia in there too?

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              • Please hide all ip address according to GDPR

                Much discussed topic is the IP address. The GDPR states that IP addresses should be considered personal data as it enters the scope of ‘online identifiers’. Of course, in the case of a dynamic IP address – which is changed every time a person connects to a network – there has been some legitimate debate going on as to whether it can truly lead to the identification of a person or not. The conclusion is that the GDPR does consider it as such. The logic behind this decision is relatively simple. The internet service provider (ISP) has a record of…

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                  • Way to hadnle 'DropDownList' has a SelectedValue which is invalid because it does not exist in the list of items.

                    In next version of dot net framework please add a way to suppress this message. In MVC if no item is found it selects the first item here it should do the same.

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                    • Microsoft.AspNet.Mvc package to support PackageReference

                      With regard to:

                      https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/nuget/reference/migrate-packages-config-to-package-reference

                      https://blog.nuget.org/20180409/migrate-packages-config-to-package-reference.html,

                      The NuGet package Microsoft.AspNet.Mvc (and associated ones) give this error when trying to upgrade to PackageReference:

                      "content" assets are not available when the package is installed after the migration

                      This prevents a full-framework ASP MVC application from successfully consuming .NET Standard NuGet oackages.

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                      • MVC must have a design view like ASP.net

                        If we can have a layout designer view for .chtml files it will be great and time saving. A designer with properties windows and for automatically generating placeholder code to implement actions corresponding to the events. e.g. submit button action, or onClick() events. etc.

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                          0 comments  ·  General ASP.NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • login with email instead

                          When a person goes to other websites, they have option of logging in with username OR EMAIL.

                          Can you make it where a person logs in with username OR EMAIL on

                          https://login.asp.net/account/login?ReturnUrl=https://www.asp.net/

                          I kept typing in EMAIL and unable to log in. Of course I thought I had typed in wrong password. ( I have so many passwords like everyone else).

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                          • remove Try C# from https://www.asp.net/freecourses

                            I am trying to learn C# and opened the link but was informed that CodeSkills will be shutting down on June 1, 2018 and it also prompts you for a subscription

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                            • asp.net core idea

                              I think asp.net core Razor page is unsless,
                              It's a lot of trouble for a lot of people to cooperate, it like webform ,simple is better

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                                • searching database filter in new query on like command

                                  there are many database in my list and it is difficult to search without specific database when using new query command

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                                  • OptionGroup support in DropDownList

                                    OptionGroup support in DropDownList

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                                    • WHY Report Server is not available in Asp Net Core

                                      WHY Report Server is not available in Asp Net Core

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                                      • incomplete/unanswered threads marked resolved

                                        this is for the asp.net website.
                                        i too often see threads with incorrect/incomplete answers marked as resolved and cannot have the correct answer posted because thread is locked. asp.net website cannot be taken as a serious resource for answers, that is a shame. as its domain name and direct affiliation with microsoft should mean its an authority for the best answers.

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                                        • Add support for Redis Sentinel to RedisSessionStateProvider

                                          RedisSessionStateProvider configuration allows only a single redis host name to be configured; this host is a single point of failure in non-azure installations. To allow use of the distributed high-availability features of redis it is necessary for this provider to support redis sentinel.

                                          Background:

                                          RedisSessionStateProvider is in use in the Azure platform where redis is provided as a guaranteed service at a given host name (or IP address?), presumably via some form of load balancer that can redirect traffic in the event of server failures.

                                          In a non-azure installation the standard approach for high-availability redis is to use redis sentinel,…

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