ASP.NET Core 1.0 Unit Testing

With ASP.NET Core 1.0 applications, *.csproj and *.vbproj file extensions no longer exist — instead there is the *.xproj file extension to take their place. Previously the “cs” and “vb” in the extension names were indicators of the programming language in use for that Visual Studio project (C# and Visual Basic respectively). This could be helpful I suppose, although I never really paid too much attention to the file extension of the project. You are probably wondering, “what does ‘x’ mean”? It is intended to signify that the project is a DNX project, and the language doesn’t really matter. Continue reading “ASP.NET Core 1.0 Unit Testing”


Publishing and Consuming npm packages with Artifactory


Thinking back to my recent post surrounding the concept of “modern web development“, I’m reminded that there are always challenges and difficult decisions to make. The lessons learned in those challenges are actually a developer’s greatest assets! I believe that every developer wants a sense of perpetuity — without that drive, a developer is far less capable and willing to “go the extra mile”. Continue reading “Publishing and Consuming npm packages with Artifactory”