Easy Hack to get a .NET Standard REST API

Everyone’s favorite Visual Studio Feature! LINKED ITEMS! 😊 I literally generated a client using the ‘Add REST API Client’ in the .NET Framework project and the PCL project and then linked them into a .NET Standard project and neither codebases threw compiler errors. However, this is no reason for the good folks on the Visual … Continue reading Easy Hack to get a .NET Standard REST API

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Generating a REST API in Visual Studio with the many flavors of .NET

I remember a time when there was just .NET. .NET Framework 1.0, 1.1, 2.0, 3.5, 4.0 etc. but all .NET. Then came Silverlight, Windows Phone Silverlight, Windows Universal-ish, Universal Windows Platform, Xamarin.xyz, .NET Core, .NET Standard. Now my head hurts. Seriously. I just want to build a WebAPI client that I can use in a … Continue reading Generating a REST API in Visual Studio with the many flavors of .NET

Actors Referencing .NET Standard ‘Works On My Machine’

So the age old ‘works on my machine’ is back at it again with Service Fabric Reliable Actors and likely Reliable Services in general (Stateless or Stateful). As you can see from the status my local dev cluster is reporting ‘it works on my machine’. I should be done right? 😊 I have been trying … Continue reading Actors Referencing .NET Standard ‘Works On My Machine’

Swagger UI authentication with Azure AD B2C on Service Fabric .NET Core

I’ve been trying to figure out how to enable authentication on Swagger UI setup on an ASP.NET Core API hosted on Service Fabric (currently hosted locally). I initially setup the Service Fabric project using the wizard and immediately connected it with an application in my Azure AD B2C tenant. This appears to work but when … Continue reading Swagger UI authentication with Azure AD B2C on Service Fabric .NET Core

Installing .NET Core Preview 2.1 on Ubuntu Linux 16.10 Yakkety

So I followed the official instructions on how to install .NET Core on Ubuntu but ran into some lock issues at the very last command. Some might call it ‘clutch’. I initially received the following errors: E: Could not get lock /var/lib/dpkg/lock - open (11: Resource temporarily available) E: Unable to lock the administration director … Continue reading Installing .NET Core Preview 2.1 on Ubuntu Linux 16.10 Yakkety