Hooking up ASP.NET Core 1.0 RC1 web api with Auth0 bearer tokens

by Hans Arne Vartdal

Even though you don't see security and bleeding edge release candidates in the same sentence every day, you need to secure your API's. I have been using Auth0 as my identity provider for a recent project, and they have AMAZING documentation that include everything you need, including complete code examples…

Push notifications to mobile devices using browser APIs

by Tom-Einar Sørensen

This proof of concept walks you through how to send free messages from your server to the browser on both desktop and mobile, without having to install anything on the end user device or computer. It also offers tips and tricks for some common scenarios. The motivation for doing this…

Hot loading React Components in TypeScript

by Olav Nybø

Hot loading of React Redux components makes for a absolutly fantastic developer experience. The ability to get immediately feedback in the browser when any part of my javascript application is changed and saved is priceless. It is simply awesome! I have been using Angular for a long time, but watching…

Debugging WebSocket communication made easy

by Hans Arne Vartdal

As we all know, any cool web application have some sort of WebSocket communication, either it is based on signalR, socket.io, or some other extremely cool technology. Developing these solutions make developers feel like wizards, as perfectly demonstrated in this clip from The Big Bang Theory. That is, when…

Improve rendering performance with CSS3 enabled hardware acceleration

by Hans Arne Vartdal

Web apps are more often than before used on mobile devices, and thus their performance compared to native apps. Some believe that web apps, or hybrid apps, never can have as fast and fluid graphical interfaces as native apps. Luckily there are some nifty tricks out there to help us…