How to log to a file without using third party logger in .Net Core?

How to log to a file using third party logger in ? ``` public void ConfigureServices(IServiceCollection services) { services.AddLogging(); } public void Configure(IApplicationBuilder app, IHos...

16 Oct at 18:16

Servicestack - Authentication questions

I am currently fighting a bit with my custom `CredentialsAuthProvider` implementation. First it is important to say, that I am writing a WPF client as a reference for my API. 1. A browser stores coo...

15 Oct at 21:27

C# Custom Attribute parameters

I saw this answer from this link [Adding parameters to custom attributes](https://stackoverflow.com/questions/270187/can-i-initialize-a-c-sharp-attribute-with-an-array-or-other-variable-number-of-a) o...

23 May at 12:10

Cannot find the UseMysql method on DbContextOptions

I am playing around with the dotnet core on linux, and i am trying to configure my DbContext with a connection string to a mysql Server. my DbContext looks like so: ``` using Microsoft.EntityFramework...

Servicestack LinkedIn Oauth2 with Webauthenticator Not Returning to App

Hi Am having trouble with Servicestack authentication with Xamarin.auth component. when try authenticate with ServiceStack with WebAuthencator , am getting authenticated but am not able to return to ...

Html.GetEnumSelectList - Getting Enum values with spaces

I was using `asp-items="@Html.GetEnumSelectList(typeof(Salary))"` in my Razor view with a select tag, to populate the list values based on the `enum Salary`. However, my enum contains some items whic...

24 Nov at 14:51

In C# Winforms is there a way to put dotted border around all controls and show grip points upon selection of specific controls at runtime?

I work in a team working on a IDE similar to Visual Studio to develop custom Winform code for our local clients. In our code we have User Controls overridden to make our tasks easier but most of our c...

How do I pass my own custom arguments to build.ps1?

I tried build.ps1 -SettingsProfile "Customer", but it outputs > More than one build script specified. In my Cake script I fetch via Argument("SettingsProfile", "Default") And if I skip the argument ...

6 May at 18:51

servicestack - make request dto parameters REQUIRED

I have a request DTO like so: ``` [Route("/appusers/resetpwd/{UserId}", "PUT")] public class ResetPassword : IReturn<AppUserDto> { public Guid UserId { get; set; } public string OldPassword {...

14 Oct at 13:15

CORS in .NET Core

I am trying to enable CORS in .NET Core in this way: ``` public IConfigurationRoot Configuration { get; } public void ConfigureServices(IServiceCollection services) { services.AddCor...

7 May at 09:51

Attachments in Papercut

I am currently using [Papercut](http://papercut.codeplex.com) in order to test sending emails over an SMTP server connection in C#. The emails that I need to send have files attached to them however...

14 Oct at 10:49

Public readonly field v.s. get-only property

Are there cases when you would want a public readonly field v.s. a get-only auto-implemented property? ``` public class Foo { public readonly string Hello; public string Hello2 { get; } } ``...

14 Oct at 09:11

ShimDateTime not available in System.Fakes

I'm learning about using shims in unit tests. I'm trying the classic example with DateTime, from this link: [http://www.wiliam.com.au/wiliam-blog/getting-started-with-microsoft-fakes](http://www.wilia...

14 Oct at 10:54

What's the difference between the following Func<Task<T>> async delegate approaches?

If I have the following method: ``` public async Task<T> DoSomethingAsync<T>(Func<Task<T>> action) { // bunch of async code..then "await action()" } ``` What is the difference between the followin...

23 Aug at 00:52

Specflow steps with await for async API

We're trying to get the following scenrio step to break the test in case failure happens within `DoAyncStuff()` method: ``` [Given(@"There is something")] public async Task GivenSomething() { awa...

16 Oct at 11:55

EPPlus Font Family Not Affected

I'm using asp.net MVC 4 and epplus as a nuget package for exporting my data into an excel file. I do that as the following: ``` var excel = new ExcelPackage(); var workSheet = excel.Workbook.Workshee...

30 Dec at 07:56

What do the different build actions do in a csproj. I.e. AdditionalFiles or Fakes

What do the different build actions do in a Web API project (may apply to other types as well)? I see: None, Compile, Content, Embedded Resource, AdditionalFiles, CodeAnalysisDictionary, ApplicationDe...

Where is the PostAsJsonAsync method in ASP.NET Core?

I was looking for the `PostAsJsonAsync()` extension method in ASP.NET Core. [Based on this article](https://web.archive.org/web/20180914182339/http://dotnetliberty.com/index.php/2015/12/10/typed-exten...

13 Jun at 20:54

Centering an Activityindicator on Xamarin.Forms

I have the XAML above code and I am trying to put an ActivityIndicator on the center of the page after click the Button. I tried using examples of the web, but not succesful. ```xml ...

2 May at 13:2

ServiceStack OAuth mail.ru registration/authorization

I want to make a authorization mail.ru but can't find provider. someone knows how to connect mail.ru or how to configure a different provider? [SS wiki](http://github.com/ServiceStack/ServiceStack/w...

13 Oct at 17:22

Azure key vault: access denied

I have the following code for obtaining a secret from the Azure key vault: ``` public static async Task<string> GetToken(string authority, string resource, string scope) { var authContext...

13 Oct at 15:50

How can I queue a task to Celery from C#?

As I understand message brokers like RabbitMQ facilitates different applications written in different language/platform to communicate with each other. So since celery can use RabbitMQ as message brok...

23 May at 10:30

Why does ToString() on generic types have square brackets?

Why does `new List<string>().ToString();` return the following:? ``` System.Collections.Generic.List`1[System.String] ``` Why wouldn't it just bring back `System.Collections.Generic.List<System.Str...

13 Oct at 11:5

How to use string.Format() to format a hex number surrounded by curly brackets?

`uint hex = 0xdeadbeef;` `string result = "{deadbeef}"` First approach: Explicitly add the `{` and `}`; this works: ``` result = "{" + string.Format("{0:x}", hex) + "}"; // -> "{deadbeef}" ``` ...

20 Oct at 11:12

Add client certificate to .NET Core HttpClient

I was playing around with .NET Core and building an API that utilizes payment APIs. There's a client certificate that needs to be added to the request for two-way SSL authentication. How can I achieve...