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Reading version information from project.json

As of now, many of you are aware about the information stored in project.json file in ASP.NET Core 1.0. My this blog post will tell, how to retrieve the version number from project.json file. Below is the screenshot of my json file: And below is the code to get the version number: public void Configure( IApplicationBuilder app, IHostingEnvironment env, ILoggerFactory loggerFactory) { // Reading project.json file var projConfig = new ConfigurationBuilder ().AddJsonFile( "project.json" ).Build(); //app version number var appVersion = projConfig[ "version" ]; // SQL Server version number var sqlServerVersion = projConfig[ "dependencies:EntityFramework.MicrosoftSqlServer" ]; } Hope this post was helpful.

Features of ASP.NET Core 1.0

Exclusive Amazon Deals ASP.NET Core 1.0 is a new open-source framework for building modern Web applications. As compared to previous versions of ASP.NET there are many major changes happened. I’ll try to capture most of the changes in this blog post. ASP.NET Core 1.0 was initially named as ASP.NET 5. I’m dedicating this blog post to showcase the major features of ASP.NET Core 1.0. Single aligned web stack ASP.NET Core 1.0 is a single aligned web stack on top of ASP.NET for Web API and Web UI as shown in below figure (image taken from mva):   Above figure clearly depicts that there is very less sharing between these three stacks. If you will see from ASP.NET template view, you will notice that all the three options are dimmed out as shown below: Much leaner framework with reduced surface area ASP.NET Core 1.0 is no longer based on System.Web.dll. As per dzone , typical HTTPContext object graph takes 30K in memory while new implementation takes around 2K.I