A Simple Logger for .net Core

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I recently started looking at writing new development in .net Core 2.2 instead of my standard MVC5. This meant rewriting my class libraries as they are not compatible without adding in a dependency on the .net Framework. .net Core provides a logging framework out of the box and its very snazzy but all I want from a logger is for it to log the error and the location to a text file. This isn't even supported in the default ILogger implementations in .net Core. I am a great believer in logging ...
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Deploying a .net Core website to IIS

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.Net Core applications do not run in the same way as a standard framework one. They run inside their own web browser (Kestrel) and IIS is used as a front-end to provide security i.e. Windows Authentication, and to allow port mapping. Each .net core application runs on it’s own port and without IIS the url would need to include this port e.g. https://bensawesomewebsite.greedycoder.co.uk:45456677/website This is unpleasant and will not get you many visitors. Install .net Core Runtime ...
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Consuming the Northgate AIS API in Visual Studio

In Local Government we use a product called AIS which is for managing Adult Social Care cases. It is owned by Northgate and is used by councils throughout Britain. AIS provides a web service interface that allows access to nearly all its functionality. Part of my job is to use this web service to integrate with our other systems so client details can be displayed to other relevant departments and so we can automatically create various assessments and review documents. (more…)
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