Tags: ASP.NET

Create a Random or Sequential GUID using ASP.NET and C#

Benjamin Perkins C#

The 2 controls above create either a GUID or a Sequential GUID. Generate a Radom GUID online or a Generate a Sequential GUID online using the above control. There is nothing too complicated about creating a random GUID. Using the below C# code provides a unique value. string uniqueRandomKey = Guid.NewGuid().ToString(); I like to use […]

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How to create a Pie chart using ASP.Net and C#

Benjamin Perkins C#

Since .Net 4.0, we no longer need to download and install the Chart Control to get charting capabilities in ASP.Net, Window Forms or WPF. This is becuase the the Charting control is now part of .Net 4.0 itself. Although all you need to know about Charting in ASP.Net can be found here I thought I […]

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Localizing an ASP.Net program using C#

Benjamin Perkins C#

See also the article about localizing a WPF system here. See also my video about localizing a WPF system here. These days when you are designing a GUI (Graphical User Interface) one of the many topics to discuss is that of localization. Simply, localization means that local date format, currency and language will be supported […]

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How to install .NET Standard 2.0

ASP.NET Benjamin Perkins

The release of .NET Standard has been officially announced here.  I looked for a way to update .NET Standard to version 2.0 as I could see it was not installed on my workstation.  As shown in Figure 1, I only had version 1.0 – 1.6 installed. Figure 1, how to upgrade, install new version of […]

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A route named ‘*’ is already in the route collection, Azure Web App

ASP.NET Benjamin Perkins

I was deploying an ASP.NET Web API to an Azure App Service Web App and I got this error: Server Error in ‘/’ Application. A route named ‘HelpPage_Default’ is already in the route collection. Route names must be unique. Parameter name: name Description: An unhandled exception occurred during the execution of the current web request. […]

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Always get "Authorization has been denied for this request." ASP.NET Web API

ASP.NET Benjamin Perkins

I was creating an ASP.NET Web API today and when I called one of the Web APIs (/api/values) I got the following response: {“Message”:”Authorization has been denied for this request.”} It turns out by default ‘Individual User Accounts” authentication is enabled by default.  See Figure 1. Figure 1, {“Message”:”Authorization has been denied for this request.”} […]

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