ASP.NET Core WWW Subdomain Redirect

Recently I was working on a .NET Core project for a client who wanted the application hosted on SSL. Further, for SEO purposes, they wanted the application to automatically redirect requests for https://somedomain.com to the www subdomain - i.e. https://www.somedomain.com. I was thri . . . [more]

Active Sitemaps - An MVC Manifesto, Part 1

As with most innovations, it all started with frustration. Don't get me wrong - I absolutely love ASP.NET Core MVC. But since the original MVC release, I have been enormously frustrated with the way that links and redirects are generated. @* in a Razor view *@@Html.ActionLink("View Detail . . . [more]

Active Sitemaps - An MVC Manifesto, Part 2

This is the second in a series of articles describing a powerful design pattern that provides several application services in a convenient form while also encapsulating a high-level description of the application's functionality. The first installment gave an overview of the pattern as wel . . . [more]