LINQ provided you common query syntax to query various data sources like SQL Server, Oracle, DB2, WebServices, XML and Collection etc. LINQ also has full type checking at compile-time and IntelliSense support in Visual Studio, since it used the .NET framework languages like C# and VB.NET.
Microsoft has announced the next generation of ASP.NET at TechEd North America on 12 May 2014, which is called ASP.NET vNext. ASP.NET vNext includes new cloud optimized versions of MVC6, Web API3, Web Pages4, SignalR3 and Entity Framework7.
ASP.NET MVC5 and WEB API 2 supports a new type of routing, called attribute routing. In this routing, attributes are used to define routes. Attribute routing provides you more control over the URIs by defining routes directly on actions and controllers in your ASP.NET MVC application and WEB API.
Decision making statements help you to make decision based on certain conditions. These conditions are specified by a set of decision making statements having boolean expressions which are evaluated to a boolean value true or false. There are following types of decision making statements in C#.
Ref and out parameters are used to pass an argument within a method. In this article, you will learn the differences between these two parameters.
Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Express is a powerful and reliable free data management system that delivers a rich and reliable data store for lightweight Web Sites and desktop applications. The Express edition is free and ideal for learning, developing, powering desktop, web & small server applications. The SQL Server 2014 Express release includes the full version of SQL Server 2014 Management
LINQ to SQL allow you to query and modify SQL Server database by using LINQ syntax. Entity framework is a great ORM shipped by Microsoft which allow you to query and modify RDBMS like SQL Server, Oracle, DB2 and MySQL etc. by using LINQ syntax. The difference between these two is given below.
Layouts are used to maintain a consistent look and feel across multiple views within ASP.NET MVC application. As compared to Web Forms, layouts serve the same purpose as master pages, but offer a simple syntax and greater flexibility.
A delegate is a reference type that holds the reference of a class method. Any method which has the same signature as delegate can be assigned to delegate. It is very similar to the function pointer but with a difference that delegates are a type-safe. We can say that it is the object-oriented implementation of function pointers.
A collection is a set of related objects. Unlike arrays, a collection can grow and shrink dynamically as the number of objects added or deleted. A collection is a class, so you must declare a new collection before you can add elements to that collection.
T4 stands for Text template transformation toolkit which is a template-based code generation engine built into Visual Studio. It is available in Visual studio from Visual Studio 2008 and higher version of Visual Studio. T4 engine allows you to generate C#, T-SQL, XML or any other text files by using ASP.NET – ASPX template like syntax. T4 template has .tt extension.
In previous article, I have explained Custom Authentication and Authorization in ASP.NET MVC. Now, I am going to show you how to implement basic HTTP authentication for your Web API by extending ASP.NET WEB API's AuthotrizeAttribute.