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Updated Course: Building an Async API with ASP.NET Core

I’m very happy to announce that an updated version of my Building an Async API with ASP.NET Core has been released over at Pluralsight.   I re-recorded all the demos and some of the regular clips.  The course now targets .NET Core 3.1, and uses VS2019.  Here’s what to expect: Coding an asynchronous API comes with… Read more »

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New Course Published: Dealing with Credentials When Securing an ASP.NET Core 3 Application

I’m very happy to announce my latest Pluralsight course, Dealing with Credentials When Securing an ASP.NET Core 3 Application, just went live! Here’s what you can expect: Implementing multi-factor authentication is critical for user management. In this course, Dealing with Credentials When Securing an ASP.NET Core 3 Application, you will gain the ability to integrate… Read more »

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Marvin.Cache.Headers 5.0.0 Released

A new version of Marvin.Cache.Headers has been released.  This is a major version – next to the usual bug fixes, it contains a highly requested feature: the ability to invalidate stored items.  Here’s what that does: Cache invalidation essentially means wiping a response from the cache because you know it isn’t the correct version anymore…. Read more »

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New Course Published: Securing ASP.NET Core 3 with OAuth2 and OpenID Connect

I’m very happy to announce my latest Pluralsight course, Securing ASP.NET Core 3 with OAuth2 and OpenID Connect, is now available.  Here’s what you can expect: Knowing how to secure applications is important, but knowing why we make certain decisions is, arguably, even more important. In this course, Securing ASP.NET Core 3 with OAuth2 and… Read more »

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New Pluralsight Course: Authentication and Authorization in Blazor Applications

I’m very happy to announce my latest Pluralsight course, Authentication and Authorization in Blazor Applications, went live.  Here’s what you can expect: Authentication and authorization are two incredibly important aspects of a secure Blazor application. In this course, Authentication and Authorization in Blazor Applications, you’ll learn how to secure your Blazor application using a variety… Read more »

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dotNETFest 2019: Code and Slides

I was invited to dotNETFest in Kyiv (thanks for having me! :)) to deliver two sessions: an in-depth session on OpenID Connect, and a session on working with OpenAPI/Swagger. As promised during the session, here are the links to the slides & code: OpenID Connect In-depth: code, slides Uncovering Swagger/OpenAPI: code, slides By the way,… Read more »

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My Pluralsight Courses

When you’re building an ASP.NET Core 3 MVC web app or API, you’ll want to secure it sooner than later. In this course, you’ll learn how to utilize OAuth2 and OpenID Connect, today’s widely-used standards, to help you achieve your goals efficiently.

  • Intermediate

  • February 20th, 2020

In this course you’ll learn how improve your API with paging, sorting, and data shaping. You’ll also learn how to make your API more evolvable and robust with HATEOAS and advanced content negotiation, and how to deal with caching and concurrency.

  • Intermediate

  • October 10th, 2019

Building an API is one thing, but building a truly RESTful API is something different. In this course, you’ll learn how to build one using ASP.NET Core 3.

  • Beginner

  • October 10th, 2019

When creating an application that uses EF Core you’ll quickly wonder how you can test your code. In this course you’ll learn about strategies that can help with testing your code by using in-memory database providers like InMemory and SQLite.

  • Intermediate

  • June 14th, 2019

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