Merging migrations in Entity Framework Core 5

When working with a fast-evolving project changes happen rapidly not only to the project’s code but also to the database schema. It happens especially when working on a micro-service from the start when its purpose shifts. How EF Core 5 migrations work In Entity Framework Core 5 migrations we are adding a migration as a… Continue reading Merging migrations in Entity Framework Core 5

Adding Entity Framework Core 5 migrations to .NET 5 project

Database migrations help a developer to keep database schema up-to-date with the code. It is a core mechanism, that keeps changes in code and applies them in the database. Entity Framework Core 5 migrations are designed to keep track of DbContext class and generate migrations when you update it. Installing the tools To add EF… Continue reading Adding Entity Framework Core 5 migrations to .NET 5 project

Adding an Entity Framework Core 5 to an existing database

Entity Framework Core 5 is a light and easy to use ORM, that let you use the database without writing any SQL commands. Built-in mechanisms will translate your LINQ queries on your entity classes to SQL queries and return mapped objects. Here is an article about adding EF Core with migrations to an empty database: PrimeHotel… Continue reading Adding an Entity Framework Core 5 to an existing database

PrimeHotel – adding Entity Framework Core 5 in .NET

Let’s have a look at how to introduce Entity Framework Core 5 in ASP.NET Core project in .NET 5. We will start from an empty database, where we have a clean slate and can add tables the way we want. In this post we will work with the PrimeHotel project, that was created for learning… Continue reading PrimeHotel – adding Entity Framework Core 5 in .NET

PrimeHotel – passing parameters to actions – assignments

This is a post with assignments to do if you would like to check your knowledge about ASP.NET Core in .NET 5. This one is about passing parameters to controller actions, which is a crucial thing to master when developing micro-services. You don’t need to start from scratch, you can base on a PrimeHotel project,… Continue reading PrimeHotel – passing parameters to actions – assignments

PrimeHotel – how to run this project

In this post, I will guide you through the process of downloading and running my project – PrimeHotel. It is a project created for learning purposes so you are free to contribute, clone, and use it for any non-commercial activity. It is a medium-sized service, that represents a hotel management system. Is holds user reservations,… Continue reading PrimeHotel – how to run this project

ASP.NET Core in .NET 5 – sending a request

Sending a request in ASP.NET Core in .NET 5 is a standard operation that can be achieved pretty easily. However, details matter in this case and I’ll show you the best practice available. We will also take a look at some advanced features to get the full scope. Using a real available API In this… Continue reading ASP.NET Core in .NET 5 – sending a request

ASP.NET Core in .NET 5 – pass parameters to actions

Passing parameters to actions is an essential part of building RESTful Web API. ASP.NET Core released as a part of .NET 5 offers multiple ways to pass parameters to methods, that represent your endpoints. Let’s see what they are. Pass parameter as a part of an URL When passing a parameter in a URL, you… Continue reading ASP.NET Core in .NET 5 – pass parameters to actions