Category Archives: .NET

How to pull weather info into a console app using OpenWeatherMap API

In this post, I’m going to show you how to pull weather data from a web service in a console application in easy to follow steps. First things first, let’s sign up with Weather Map using this link. After you … Continue reading

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How to get started with Web API in .ASP.NET Core

If you want to know what is Web API, I have an article on that which can be accessed here. Let’s dive in and see how to create a bare-bones Web API project from inside Visual Studio 2017. To do … Continue reading

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An Introduction to Web API

ASP.NET Web API is a framework for building HTTP bases services on top of the .NET Framework. These services can be consumed by a variety of clients which are the following: Browsers Mobile Apps IoT devices Desktop applications What are … Continue reading

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How to create an .EXE using .NET Core Console App

In the previous exercise, we learnt how to publish and execute a .NET Core Console App! In case you want to review that exercise, you can access it from here. In this exercise, we’ll look at a quick way to … Continue reading

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How to Publish and Execute a .NET Core Console App!

Publishing a .NET Core app is as easy as 1,2,3. Here’s how: After you have created the console app, make sure you select Release from the Solution Configurations drop-down menu. Β  Now right-click on the project node inside Solution Explorer … Continue reading

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How to use .NET Core Console app?

Console apps have been around since .NET’s inception i.e. 2002. Over the years, it has had a bit of a windows dressing with additional APIs, integration with .NET Core and the like. Let’s look at a simple console app written … Continue reading

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What is Managed and Unmanaged Code?

Managed Code: The .NET framework provides several core run-time services to the programs that run within it. For example; Exception Handling and Security. In order for these services to work, the code must provide a minimum level of information to … Continue reading

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