Questions tagged [asp.net-core]

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How should domain services be referenced?

I'm working on a test project, with the intention of using DDD. So far I have this basic project structure: My question is: How should the Core.Domain.Services be referenced? do I create an ...
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Difficulty understanding the purpose of ViewComponents in MVC

I've thrown some of these into my new MVC project for pages where I need 'widgets' on the screen that are on multiple pages. But I'm thinking of scrapping them and using RenderAction instead. All my ...
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Extending IdentityUser with nullable foreign key to another IdentityUser

I'm working on a framework which builds on .net core Identity. Let's say I wanted to extend the IdentityUser<TKey> class with a ParentUserId property while the developer should still be able to ...
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Tradeoffs between Testability and Performance when filtering using SQL vs LINQ

My team has recently decided to adopt the CQRS pattern similar to the one used in the famous Microsoft EShopsOnContainers repository. In this solution, the queries are made in Query classes using ...
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Should I put the messages for business logic validations in API?

I have a REST API written using ASP.NET Core Web API. There are a few business logic based messages I want to send to the clients from the API. I am in a dilemma on which of the following ways I can ...
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Authentication, bussiness logic and several entities in asp.net core

I'm working on an asp.net core application, using Identity as authentication/authorization management. Depending on the role the user can do "some thing", this is the normal way of authorization. But ...
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If we are allowing anonymous users to register inside our web site, how we can prevent hackers from occupying others' email address

I am planning to start a new asp.net core MVC web application. One of the features we are having is that anonymous users can register inside our web application by entering their email addresses. then ...
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Clean Architecture - What is the difference between Use Cases and Core Services?

I'm trying to apply Clean Architecture to a simple ASP.NET MVC Core app by following Microsoft's ASP.NET architecture guidelines and their eShopOnWeb sample project. In the standard Clean ...
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Internationalization in .net core

I am currently in the process of developing an ASP.NET Core application which requires internationalization to Russian. I have been reading over the documentation that Microsoft provide for .NET Core ...
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EventSourcing / CQRS Implementation with ASP.NET Core WebApi and Azure Cosmos DB

I was looking for an easy implementation of the Event Sourcing and CQRS Pattern in ASP.NET Core using Azure Cosmos DB as Event Store. As I couldn't find anything appropriate I decided to write a ...
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Is ASP.NET-Core Hosted-Services supposed to replace Windows Service?

Some time ago when there were no ASP.NET-Core hosted-services the choice for a service-type application was pretty clear, it was a Windows Service. However, recently I've noticed that at least some ...
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Why do some eShopOnContainers Service API Unit Tests not reference API classes only WebMVC? [closed]

I have been trying to learn more about MicroServices architecture and I am using Microsoft's eShopOnContainers as a reference because I am familiar with .NET. I am getting into the part about testing, ...
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Asp.Net Core: creating files in background

I have a web app with SPA client. When user requests a report, that request should create an excel or pdf file in background and notify user via SignalR. I guess I need to save that file somewhere ...
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Pros and Cons of using ASPNET.Core In-Memory Caching instead of Redis? [closed]

I know redis is a very robust caching solution and scales great, but when it comes to simpler non-enterprise websites I feel as if it's a bit too expensive (Azure Standard/C1: $100/m). I'm ...
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Circuit Breaker + Retry - Repository or Application Layer

I currently have a Web App using ASP.NET Core 2.2, Domain Driven Design, Clean Architecture, and CQRS. I'm using MongoDB as persistence. I have developed a Repository pattern to abstract the MongoDB ...
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Queueing async code to execute later

I have a website with basic crud operations that involve data and photos. I also need to extract the metadata for the photos that are being uploaded. My original implementation did not have var puts =...
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How to implement HTTP PUT correctly

I'm really looking for one good example how to PUT operations should be implemented correctly. What I understood until now: The operation must be idempotent When the resource doesn't exists it will ...
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Should we design our code from the beginning to enable unit testing?

There's a debate going on in our team at the moment as to whether modifying code design to allow unit testing is a code smell, or to what extent it can be done without being a code smell. This has ...
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Authenticated ASP.NET Core MVC site consuming web API

I have an ASP.NET Core 2.2 MVC site, that uses Facebook as an identity provider. Users can click the login button, they are redirected to Facebook to enter their credentials, and are then redirected ...
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Domain Events, CQRS, and dependency resolution in handlers

Currently: ASP.NET Core 2.2. I've been doing quite an extensive research in this topic (Domain Driven Design used together with Clean Architecture): DDD: Where to place domain event handlers? And I'...
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Why do I define my Queries, Data, and Mutation as Singleton when using GraphQL in .NET Core?

Why do I define my Queries, Data, and Mutation as Singleton when using GraphQL in .NET Core? From the doc's dependency injection page: public void ConfigureServices(IServiceCollection services) { ...
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C# .Net Core API design - interfaces vs DTOs

I'm designing a relatively simple web application using .net core. I've mostly done desktop development in my career so far, so I'm a bit new to the nuances between desktop and web development. In ...
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How should I make my Asp.Net Core web apps available online for beta testing?

Should I run my own webserver? If so, how do I do that? I'm running on Windows 10 with VS2017, IIS Express and MS SQL Server. I don't need a domain name. Just providing access via IP-address is fine. ...
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Correct approach to pass data to service layer

I'm curious what's considered the (best) correct way to pass data to a service layer in ASP.net Core. Say I have a Person entity that has a relation to a Image (profile picture) entity and another ...
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Loose project coupling causes problems in .NET Core solution

we started a new project in which back end consists of several layers (each in different project). For simplifaction I'll define a few: Project.Data -data layer with access to db Project.Repository -...
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Is it safe to add extra role claims to the asp.net identity?

I am using the Azure AD authentication provider for the asp.net web application and I wish to add extra role claims (based on custom application logic, those cannot be provided from Azure AD). ...
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When designing a web application with Vue.js and ASP.NET Core, is ASP.NET solely for the API?

When creating a web application from scratch with ASP.NET MVC Core (using Visual Studio 2017) and using Vue.js, is the MVC Core part of the application solely for the API? What other function would ...
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How to remove code duplication in Web API versioning

I'm working with ASP.NET core web API project, where I have 8 controllers, multiple DTOs being used for request and response and mappers to map models(also used in the web app) with DTOs. Recently, ...
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Should .NET Core class libraries register their own implementations?

Our team had recently a big struggle of deciding whether it is a good practice or not for the .NET Core class libraries to register their own implementations by the fact of providing a ...
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Can I use Entity Framework with a SOAP API layer over a database?

We have a hierarchical database at our institution that has exposed a SOAP endpoint as the only way to make CRUD operations against it. We are primarily a .NET Core shop. I'm trying to conceptualize ...
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Correct usage of HTTP VERBS in custom REST implementation

I have a server-side service (using ASP.NET Core) that should provide a REST API to various clients. Behind the service, I use a SQL server for data storage. The controller has the following route ...
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Onion architecture applied to an .NET application

I am trying to figure out how to translate the onion architecture into an ASP.NET Core WebAPI solution, this is what I ended up with: Let's say I have an application that takes a file path / uri into ...
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Choice between PUT and a separate request for each change for CRUD-based UI

I'm making an HTTP API for ASP.NET Core Identity. Basically what I want is a remote version of this: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dotnet/api/microsoft.aspnetcore.identity.usermanager-1?view=...
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What's the best approach to write chronology entries on certain actions in ASP.NET Core MVC?

I'm working on a software product that entails users opening up a case and taking actions to process the case, changing the status, creating tasks, etc. I'd like to provide a history of the actions ...
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Writing a blog post website with markdown

so I'm working on a website project with the goal of writing my own blog posts with markdown syntax. I made some thoughts regarding the handling of the markdown and the conversion to HTML, storage ...
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Creating a mobile app based on the ASP.NET Core website

Coming from Desktop development, I'm in the middle of my very first web project (as a small side/learning-project). I'm using ASP.NET Core 2. I'm already thinking about going mobile too. What are my ...
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Should it be a claim, a role or a policy?

The distinction between roles and claims is that roles describe a set of users and claims describe a property of a user. So there can be a role "Administrator", but there can also be a claim "...
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Unit Test a CRUD Controller MVC

I have looked through answers related to this but they don't seem to solve my problem. I am fairly new unit testing and testing as a whole. I just finished a small web application using ASP.NET Core ...
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Should I check if something exists in the db and fail fast or wait for db exception

Having two classes: public class Parent { public int Id { get; set; } public int ChildId { get; set; } } public class Child { ... } When assigning ChildId to Parent should I check first if ...
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Mapping API models(DTOs) to rich domain models

How to implement HTTP's PUT that works with child collections when using DDD's rich domain models? Let's say we've got an aggregate root with a nicely encapsulated collection of items: (I omitted ...
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Dealing with child collections updates in Web API

Let's take some classic enterprise example: Order and OrderItem public class Order { public Guid Id { get; set; } public ICollection<OrderItem> Items { get; set; } } public class ...
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Correct method for handling edit/update scenario in repository pattern

I have a repository pattern employed in my .NET Core 2.1 project. While implementing the edit/update scenario, I have a doubt. My domain: public class Component { public int Id { get; set; } ...
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Entity Framework - extending OR injecting services into DB Context

I fear I'm asking a somewhat silly question, but I'm now completely lost as to which principle I should follow. To my understanding - in terms of Single Responsibility Principle it's best we don't ...
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How to migrate an existing ASP.NET MVC site to ASP.NET MVC Core - specifically on authorization

I am in the process of upgrading an existing website to ASP.NET Core 2.1. The goal is simplification and ease of maintenance. Existing site is using: EF and .NET 4.6.2 A [Users] table in SQL Server ...
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What is an example giving the difference between Domain Model and Data Model?

I've seen many articles describing differences between Domain Model and Data Model. However none of the articles have picture representations showing difference. https://stackoverflow.com/questions/...
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What is the difference between a Query Object and a Repository?

What is the difference between Query Object and Repository? Martin Fowler 'Patterns of Enterprise Architecture': “an object that represents a database query.”, Also should a QueryObject always be ...
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Example case of when using ASP.Net w/Angular vs just HTML and Angular would allow provide capabilities the other cant

So I'm trying to justify my case of using ASP.Net Core with Angular in a new application, where the .NET application does little more that provide the basis for the Angular app. It's really similar ...
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C# Namespace Ordering Coding Convention

Is there a general coding convention in ordering namespaces? Is it always order of importance, or alphabetical? Currently I order by main important ones first. I know it does not affect program, just ...
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Abstraction for Account transactions and balance

We have 10 applications which updates account balance table, without logging credit/debit line transactions (not sure why). They all have the pretty much same SQL Statement. In order to get out of ...
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C# Separate Online Store into Different Solutions and Nugets

I am creating an Online Shopping Cart store. It is built through Net MVC Core. There is a Front End View website: html, css, razor. Then we have backend code design for Customers: including shopping ...