Recently Microsoft has released ASP.NET Core 1.0 RC2, I am getting lots of request from readers that about creating Web API. So I thought it will be a good idea to write a blog post about how to create Rest API(Web API) with ASP.NET Core 1.0.
So let’s get started via creating an ASP.NET Core 1.0 Web Application like following.
Once you click on ASP.NET Web Application, It will ask whether you need to create Web Application or Web API application. We are going to Web API so I am going to select Web API Application like following. Please note that in ASP.NET Core 1.0 there is no separate libraries or DLLs required for creating web APIs. This is just a project template.
Now once you click on OK It will create a Web API application with default values controller and program.cs. As you know Program.cs is now starting point for the ASP.NET Core 1.0 application so It contains all the required configuration and startup items. Following is a code for that. using System.IO;
Entity framework core is the lightweight, extensible and cross-platform version of Entity Framework. Before some time, Microsoft has Released a new version of Entity Framework RC2. I have written a couple of blog post about Entity framework code first migration earlier for Entity framework 6.0. So there was a couple of request coming for writing a blog post about Entity Framework Core RC2 migration. So I thought it will be a good idea to give an overview how database migration works in Entity Framework Core RC2. This post will cover a basic scenario where we are going to create the database with existing ASP.NET Identity migration and then we are going to create a new model and have that migration applied in the database.
How to use Entity Framework Migrations:
Let’s get started, To demonstrate entity framework core migrations, I am going to create a sample asp.net core web application like following.
Once we select asp.net core application it will appear the following dialog.
Recently, After Upgrading to the newer version of Gulp, I was getting this error. After doing lots of finding online and in my system I was able to figure out that Modules like Gulp does not installed to the path. So when you try to run it from the command line it was showing below error.
gulp is not recognized as internal or external command
How to solve : gulp is not recognized as internal or external command
To solve this error we just need to create a new environment variable and set the NPM modules path there.
To create an environment variable, Right click My Computer/ This Pc and click on properties. It will open following windows.
Go to Advance System Settings and it will open system properties windows like below.
Click on Environment Variables it will open an environment and system variables windows like below.
Click on new System variable and put NODE_PATH in system variable name and %AppData%\npm\node_modules into the variable value like below.