How can I manually check the url authorization in MVC5?

To restrict the access to an web app, an Administrator is able to set the url authorization of users and groups via the IIS-Manager: [](https://i.stack.imgur.com/jJFvf.png) The IIS-Manager store...

ASP.NET Core Select Helper Throws Object Reference not set to an instance of an Object

I've created an ASP.NET Core web application that uses Entity Framework Core to read from my existing database. I want to populate a select control with a list of FacilityNames in a view to create a ...

Unrecognized C# syntax

Let's say we have: ``` class Foo { public int IntPropertyInFoo { get; set; } public Bar BarPropertyInA { get; set; } } class Bar { public string StringPropertyInBar { get; set; } } ``` ...

17 Nov at 20:41

Prompt file download

I have a link on my page on click of which I am trying to generate a PDF document and then show the "Open - Save" prompt on the browser. My HTML (reactjs component) has the below code where `onclick`...

SqlConnection.Open vs SqlConnection.OpenAsync - what's different between the two beyond the obvious?

This boils down to why does changing just SqlConnection.Open() to await SqlConnection.OpenAsync() within asynchronous code result in strongly different behavior. What's the difference between a SqlC...

17 Nov at 20:40

Update claims in ClaimsPrincipal

I am using Adal with Azure Active Directory and I need to add extra claims via custom OwinMiddleware. When I add claims to this principal, I am able to access them in the current request. But after a ...

18 Nov at 15:27

AutoMapper - What's difference between Condition and PreCondition

Suppose a mapping using AutoMapper like bellow: ``` mapItem.ForMember(to => to.SomeProperty, from => { from.Condition(x => ((FromType)x.SourceValue).OtherProperty == "something"); from.MapFro...

14 Feb at 13:10

How to add Persistent Listener to Button.onClick event in Unity Editor Script

I am trying to do a simple thing: 1. Create a new GameObject 2. Add a Button component to the GameObject. 3. Add a persistent Listener to Button's OnClick event. The method I am trying to register ...

11 Sep at 17:48

Register Service at Runtime via DI?

I am using ASP.NET Core and want to add a service to the IServiceProvider at runtime, so it can be used across the application via DI. For instance, a simple example would be that the user goes to th...

How to stop Chrome's Select a certificate window?

I'm working on a Selenium project and the system I need to test is using an SSL certificate. Every time when I try to login we are getting this "Select a certificate" window which we cannot handle wit...

What is the difference between Microsoft.Spatial and System.Spatial libraries

I would like to know what is the difference between two spatial libraries - Microsoft.Spatial and System.Spatial? When I'm looking into the code of those two I see almost the same classes. Both has f...

How do I declare a C# anonymous type without creating an instance of it?

Is there a better way that can I declare an anonymous type, without resorting to create an instance of it? ``` var hashSet = new [] { new { Name = (string)null } }.Take(0).ToHashSet(); // HashSet<T>...

17 Nov at 11:30

Performance: .Join vs .Contains - Linq to Entities

I am using Linq to entities to query the database to get the list of int for further processing. I have two ways to get the list as below: ``` List<int> lstBizIds = new List<int>() { 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 ...

Type or namespace name Mock<> could not be found Entity Framework 6

I am trying to mock my `DbContext` for writing my unit tests. I saw a tutorial, and tried to do it like the following: ``` [TestMethod] public void MyFirstTest() { var mockSet = new Mock<DbSet<V...

ASP.NET Core Authorize attribute not working with JWT

I want to implement JWT-based security in ASP.Net Core. All I want it to do, for now, is to read bearer tokens in the `Authorization` header and validate them against my criteria. I don't need (and do...

29 Mar at 05:38

Service Stack Swagger 2.0 and Azure Api Management Import

I am trying to import my Service Stack swagger.json into an Azure Api Management instance. Its failing with "One or more fields contain incorrect values: Parsing error(s): The Swagger version specifie...

Rename model in Swashbuckle 6 (Swagger) with ASP.NET Core Web API

I'm using Swashbuckle 6 (Swagger) with ASP.NET Core Web API. My models have DTO as a suffix, e.g., ``` public class TestDTO { public int Code { get; set; } public string Message { get; set; }...

Using [JsonProperty("name")] in ModelState.Errors

We have a couple of models that override the name via JsonProperty, but this causes an issue when we get validation errors through ModelState. For example: ``` class MyModel { [JsonProperty("id")...

16 Nov at 20:36

Which is better to catch all exceptions except given types: catch and rethrow or catch when?

If I wanted to catch all exceptions except for given types, and those specific types would be re-thrown to be caught in a higher context, would it be better to do: ``` try { //Code that might thr...

28 Nov at 20:6

Servicestack migration to core, fallback router and HandlerFactoryPath

Im migrating my code to a core application. So far so good. i got it all running, but there is one problem. I had a ui (with razor) and using the `CatchAllHandlers`. And for the api i used `HandlerF...

16 Nov at 12:38

ASP.NET How read a multipart form data in Web API?

I send a multipart form data to my Web API like this: ``` string example = "my string"; HttpContent stringContent = new StringContent(example); HttpContent fileStreamContent = new StreamContent(strea...

16 Nov at 12:19

How do you share gRPC proto definitions between services

I am specifying a number of independent services that will all be hosted out of the same server process. Each service is defined in its own protobuf file. These are then run through the tools to giv...

Receive file and other form data together in ASP.NET Core Web API (boundary based request parsing)

How would you form your parameters for the action method which is supposed to receive one `file` and one `text` value from the request? I tried this ``` public string Post([FromBody]string name, [Fr...

12 Jan at 04:20

NSubstitute to return a Null for an object

I am new to unit testing and it sounds to me like it should be easy to get NSubstitute to be able to return null for a method but I cannot get it to work. I have tried this for a Get method that shou...

16 Nov at 07:36

How to include views in ServiceStack.OrmLite T4

The T4 for generating DB Poco files was updated and I see an [IncludeViews](https://github.com/ServiceStack/ServiceStack.OrmLite/blob/master/src/T4/OrmLite.Core.ttinclude#L89) variable. However I don'...

15 Nov at 23:46