Visual Studio : Using Publish tool on the ASP.NET Core Web App Project

After we create the ASP.NET Core application in Visual Studio, we can use the Visual Studio Publish Tool to create binaries and other set of files that are nedeed to deploy and run our app. The tool supports different publishing methods, such as folder and FTP among others. In this article, we are going to show how to publish ASP.NET Core 3.1 Web App binaries to a local folder.

Visual Studio : How to convert JSON to a C# class using Paste Special

Recently, I wanted to create a C# project where I would process the JSON response from the cryptocurrency-related API endpoints. I was wondering what was the best way to quickly create a strongly typed model class from a JSON object and if there is a way to generate this automatically from the JSON data instead of writing the model class manually. It turns out there is and in this article, we are going to examine two solutions for this problem.

VS : How to use source / version control Git in Visual Studio Express

Even though Visual Studio Express is a free product, you can still create professional projects with it. But it does have few limitations. One of the features missing is Source Control System. Even if you are coding only by yourself, it really comes handy to have an ability to return to previous versions of your project in case you mess something up. You could also use it  as a version control to track history of your project.

But luckily you can still use Source Control even if it is not integrated in VS Express.