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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Two New Pluralsight Courses Covering REST in ASP.NET Core 3 Available Now!


I often announce my new Pluralsight courses here, but this time it’s a bit of a special announcement: not 1, but 2 new courses, both covering REST in the recently-released ASP.NET Core 3!  The first one is a beginner course: Building a RESTful API with ASP.NET Core 3.  This is what you can expect: In… Read more »

Marvin.Cache.Headers 4.0 Released


I’m happy to announce Marvin.Cache.Headers 4.0 was just released.  This release retargets Marvin.Cache.Headers to .NET Standard 2.0.  Next to bugfixes it also includes one breaking change: action-level attributes now override controller-level attributes instead of the other way around (as it should’ve been al along).  This release has also been tested with the current prerelease version… Read more »

Marvin.Cache.Headers 3.2.0 Released


A new release of Marvin.Cache.Headers has just been pushed to NuGet.  This one adds support for accessing the ValidatorValue from the ResourceContext when working with a custom ILastModifiedInjector.  This enables scenarios in which you can potentially set the LastModified data to whatever was stored in that ValidatorValue for the resource you’re working with.  Next to… Read more »

Marvin.StreamExtensions 1.1 Released


I just pushed a new version of Marvin.StreamExtensions to NuGet.  Version 1.1 contains a few bug fixes, adds additional async & cancellation token support, and adds support for reading & deserializing straight from the response message.  Have a look at milestone 1.1 on GitHub for more details.  Many thanks to Mauro Petrini, Tim VanFossom, Aaron… Read more »

Testing with EF Core Course Published at Pluralsight


I’m happy to announce that my latest course, Testing with EF Core, is now available over at Pluralsight.  If you’re interested in learning how EF Core can help with unit testing your application, check it out!  Here’s some additional information on what you can expect: In this course, Testing with EF Core, you will learn… Read more »