Monthly Archives: February 2016

OmniSharp Canada Tour 2016

I’ve said it a couple of times already, but I sincerely believe that the OmniSharp project is one of the most important projects in the history of .NET.

Having an alternative to the “dictatorship” of Visual Studio is fundamentally important to the health of the .NET ecosystem, and OmniSharp has done a tremendous job in that sense (thanks, Jason & David). Fro my side, I’ve been trying to support the project as much as I can – by contributing, speaking or blogging about it, trying to spread the love.

This winter I managed to put together a mini tour of Canada with an OmniSharp session. Later this month, and in early March, I’m gonna do 3 talks on the project, and in general doing C# without Visual Studio:

If you happen to be in the area – hope to see you there! I promise it’s gonna be fun!


FormatFilter and MediaTypeMappings in ASP.NET Core 1.0 MVC

In the earlier posts, we looked at how formatters work in general in the upcoming MVC Core 1.0 (although at that time it was still being referred to as MVC 6) and how XML formatters can be enabled in your ASP.NET Core application.

This time around, I thought it would be interesting to follow up on that, and discuss another topic that should be very familiar to folks with ASP.NET Web API experience – MediaTypeMappings. They were quite commonly used in Web API, and they have been ported over to MVC Core, and can be enabled via a FormatFilter.

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