Using Gulp for ASP.NET 5 & Visual Studio 2015

The default "ASP.NET 5 Preview Starter Web" template has everything you need out of the gate to get started on your next ASP.NET 5 project. On top of the responsive design, which has a new carousel control, it is also touch ready using hammer.js and is using…

ASP.NET 5 - wwwroot folder optional

Updated - 1.30.2014 After looking at the kpm pack or publishing step of this solution, there is an undesired affect. All of the folders in the root, now that this is the folder we are working in, will be published to the destination folders. Being approot & wwwroot…

Building Web API using MVC 6 & MongoDB

This is a quick walkthrough on using ASP.NET 5 to build a Web API layer using MongoDB. The overall concept is not too dissimilar from previous examples you may have seen using X type of database, however there are some areas covered that are either new in MVC 6…

Gulp Your TypeScript in ASP.NET 5

CodeProject If you have done any typescript development in Visual Studio in previous versions, you more than like are using the Web Essentials add in to perform the compilation to Javascript. Another option is to add a gulp task now that we have gulp and grunt support within Visual Studio…

kmon! ASP.NET 5 Where are my changes?

One of the new features in Visual Studio 2015 for ASP.NET 5 is an agile development environment. What that means is now when you makes changes to your code, there is no need to re-compile to see the changes in the browser. Visual Studio uses the Roslyn compiler to…