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Who I am?

I am Jalpesh Vadgama a computer geek, Microsoft MVP, developer, mentor and lifelong learner. I have more than 10 years of experience in Microsoft.NET technologies. There we provide customize software/web application solution to our clients. We are working on technologies like Node.js, Microsoft.Net, ASP.NET Core, Front end frameworks likes Angular1/2, Aurelia, React etc.

I had completed My B.Sc(Chemistry) and Masters of Computer Application from Saurashtra University. I started my career working on windows application with Microsoft.NET framework 1.1 and then I moved to ASP.NET. Since that, I have been coding in ASP.NET Related technologies. Currently, my area of interest is ASP.NET Core, TypeScript, Angular 2, React, Docker etc.

Through this blog, I am sharing the stuff that I have been learning every day. When I am not working I usually write a blog here or learn something new via reading blogs or watching videos.

Please feel free to contact me for any queries via posting comments on my blog. I will try to reply as early as possible. You can also contact me on twitter at @Jalpesh. I am not tweeting too much but will surely get back to you if you are going to contact me. If you wish to contact me via LinkedIn then you can contact me here. You can contact me for any kind of work also.

You are free to use any code in your project. But please don't copy this content directly on blog or site as I am putting an extra effort for that. Please feel free to leave your honest opinion about my blog and I will try to improve in every possible way. Followings are some ways to contact me for anything.

Social/Professional Network profiles:

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Contact Me:

There are lots of ways to contact me, and you are welcome to do anyway you like. Mostly I regularly check my twitter handle and my email address mentioned above. You can contact me for anything i.e. For hiring me as the consultant, for speaking in conferences etc. 

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Awards Badges:

I have been Awarded as Microsoft Most Valuable Professional for Visual C# for year 2010,2011 and 2012 and 2015 for.NET. Dzone awarded me Most Valuable blogger for my community contribution through this blog.

Dzone MVB

Technologies I know: 

  • ASP.NET 1.1 to 4.5, ASP.NET MVC 2.0 to 5.0,C#,VB.NET, ASP.NET Core
  • ORMs like Entity Framework, Entity Framework Core, Linq-to-SQL, NHibernate,
  • Proficient in Micro ORMs like Dapper, Petapoco.
  • Worked with third party controls like DevExpress controls, Telerik RAD Ajax Controls, Nsoftware payment integration.
  • DI Frameworks like StructureMap, SimpleInjector 
  • Tools like VisualStudio 2003 to 2017, Resharper, WebStorms, Visual Studio Code
  • Methodologies like Agile, Waterfall, and Interactive software development.
  • Reporting tools like SQL Server reporting service, Crystal Report
  • Databases like SQL Server 2000 to 2016, Oracle(Beginner), No SQL databases like MongoDB, OrientDB, DocumentDB.
You can find about more technologies I know at hire me page.

What I do for Fun:

  • I love surfing on the internet watching youtube videos.
  • Trying new technologies for Software Development.
  • Reading books related to technologies, productivity, and management.
  • Writing blogs.
  • Learning cool latest stuff like bots, Golang, node.js etc.

Popular posts from this blog

How to create Rest API(Web API) with ASP.NET Core 1.0

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; using Microsoft.Asp…

How to use migration with Entity Framework Core

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 core web application like following.

Once we select core application it will appear the following dialog.

Now w…

Solution: gulp is not recognized as internal or external command- Visual Studio

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.

Click on Ok. That’s it. N…