Adding appsettings.json to .NET Core Console App

This is something that strangely doesn’t seem to be that well documented and took me a while to figure out though in the end it’s pretty simple. All that’s required is to add the following NuGet packages and an appsettings.json file. Microsoft.Extensions.Configuration Microsoft.Extensions.Configuration.FileExtensions Microsoft.Extensions.Configuration.Json Microsoft.Extensions.DependencyInjection The appsettings.json files “Copy to Read more…

Invisible reCAPTCHA

Invisible reCAPTCHA I’ve previously used the Google one click reCAPTCHA in sites but as the new invisible version is out I figured I’d have a go at getting it to work. Previously I had the one click reCAPTCHA working as below where the result populated an invisible required field validated Read more…

X-FRAME-OPTIONS Response Header

X-FRAME-OPTIONS Response Header I hadn’t previously realised this but MVC adds an X-FRAME-OPTIONS: SAMEORIGIN header to site page responses as part of a security measure to prevent sites running in iframes. These can be removed in ASP.NET 5 applications by modifying the relevant option in Startup.cs public void ConfigureServices(IServiceCollection services) Read more…

ASP.NET 5 Middleware

The ability to create your own middleware comes in pretty handy when creating MVC 6 APIs as it allows the inspection and processing of the requests/responses flowing into and out of the application. A few of the most useful ones I’ve used are below, a good guide to using middleware Read more…