MVC Core Website On Digital Ocean Part 1

by Grant Bamford ASP.Net MVC

Posted on February 22, 2019 at 4:37 PM

Shortly after the release of ASP.NET Core 2.0 I decided to re write the MVC blog engine I had been working on with the intention of seeing if I could "easily" host it on a Linux VPS. Being an ASP.NET developer, all my current/past projects were hosted on IIS on a Windows server and I was totally unfamiliar with the Linux CLI and using SSH. To be fair, the closest I had come to provisioning a website on Linux was through cPanel on our locally hosted Linux VPS's which took all the guess work out of it. I now built the site using ASP.NET Core 2.0, using Bootstrap for the front end layout, Entity Framework (using the repository pattern) for the backend and SQLite as the database provider knowing that it is fully supported across all server platforms. [...]

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Welcome to my blog

by Grant Bamford General

Posted on February 21, 2019 at 4:53 PM

Thank you for visiting my blog. It is currently still a work in progress that I hope to have completed shortly. Once done, it will be all about the web development and other related technologies I work with and find interesting/exciting. In my current position I mostly work with the Microsoft ASP.NET web stack, SQL Server and hosting on IIS and Azure but I love exploring new server technologies, other programming languages and new frameworks. Please check back periodically for new posts. Thanks. [...]

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Welcome to my personal blog. I mostly post articles about web development, specifically using the Microsoft .Net stack.

I also sometimes post about running crazy distances, cycling and health and fitness tech.