Contoso University Examples with CQRS, MediatR, AutoMapper and more

I was a bit surprised yesterday to see Scott Hanselman's post on my Contoso University sample app. That application basically takes the traditional Contoso University sample applications (of which there have been many), and try to adapt it to how our "normal" ASP.NET applications are built. Mainly these applications serve as working examples for our own internal teams, so that when we spin up a new application, we have [Read More]

Migrating Contoso University Example to Razor Pages

A coworker noticed that it looked like Razor Pages were the new "recommended" way of building server-side rendered web applications in ASP.NET Core 2.0. I hadn't paid much attention because at first glance they looked like Web Forms. However, that's not the case. I forked my Contoso University example (how I like to build MVC applications) and updated it to use Razor Pages instead. Razor Pages are similar [Read More]