5 Tips for Choosing the Best .NET Core Reporting Software

If you are looking to migrate to a .NET Core platform or replace your existing reporting software with something more modern, you are not alone. .NET Core offers many benefits (upgraded performance, cross-platform support, lower maintenance, and more) that are pushing teams to bring life back to that old, legacy application.

Implementing and learning a new system requires a substantial commitment of both money and time. If you are in the market for reporting software, ActiveReports offers an intuitive, robust reporting solution for .NET Core applications.

We’ve highlighted 5 criteria to consider when choosing .NET Core reporting software:

  • Data management
  • Features
  • Delivery
  • Ad-hoc reporting
  • Support

ActiveReports offers all of these options in a single, integrated, reporting tool.

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5 Tips for Choosing the Best .NET Core Reporting Software
Einar  Hintz

Einar Hintz


jQuery Ajax CRUD in ASP.NET Core MVC with Modal Popup

In this article, we’ll discuss how to use jQuery Ajax for ASP.NET Core MVC CRUD Operations using Bootstrap Modal. With jQuery Ajax, we can make HTTP request to controller action methods without reloading the entire page, like a single page application.

To demonstrate CRUD operations – insert, update, delete and retrieve, the project will be dealing with details of a normal bank transaction. GitHub repository for this demo project : https://bit.ly/33KTJAu.

Sub-topics discussed :

  • Form design for insert and update operation.
  • Display forms in modal popup dialog.
  • Form post using jQuery Ajax.
  • Implement MVC CRUD operations with jQuery Ajax.
  • Loading spinner in .NET Core MVC.
  • Prevent direct access to MVC action method.

Create ASP.NET Core MVC Project

In Visual Studio 2019, Go to File > New > Project (Ctrl + Shift + N).

From new project window, Select Asp.Net Core Web Application_._

Image showing how to create ASP.NET Core Web API project in Visual Studio.

Once you provide the project name and location. Select Web Application(Model-View-Controller) and uncheck HTTPS Configuration. Above steps will create a brand new ASP.NET Core MVC project.

Showing project template selection for .NET Core MVC.

Setup a Database

Let’s create a database for this application using Entity Framework Core. For that we’ve to install corresponding NuGet Packages. Right click on project from solution explorer, select Manage NuGet Packages_,_ From browse tab, install following 3 packages.

Showing list of NuGet Packages for Entity Framework Core

Now let’s define DB model class file – /Models/TransactionModel.cs.

public class TransactionModel
    public int TransactionId { get; set; }

    [Column(TypeName ="nvarchar(12)")]
    [DisplayName("Account Number")]
    [Required(ErrorMessage ="This Field is required.")]
    [MaxLength(12,ErrorMessage ="Maximum 12 characters only")]
    public string AccountNumber { get; set; }

    [Column(TypeName ="nvarchar(100)")]
    [DisplayName("Beneficiary Name")]
    [Required(ErrorMessage = "This Field is required.")]
    public string BeneficiaryName { get; set; }

    [Column(TypeName ="nvarchar(100)")]
    [DisplayName("Bank Name")]
    [Required(ErrorMessage = "This Field is required.")]
    public string BankName { get; set; }

    [Column(TypeName ="nvarchar(11)")]
    [DisplayName("SWIFT Code")]
    [Required(ErrorMessage = "This Field is required.")]
    public string SWIFTCode { get; set; }

    [Required(ErrorMessage = "This Field is required.")]
    public int Amount { get; set; }

    [DisplayFormat(DataFormatString = "{0:MM/dd/yyyy}")]
    public DateTime Date { get; set; }


Here we’ve defined model properties for the transaction with proper validation. Now let’s define  DbContextclass for EF Core.

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Einar  Hintz

Einar Hintz


MVC User Registration & Login with ASP.NET Core Identity

User registration and authentication are mandatory in any application when you have little concern about privacy. Hence all most all application development starts with an authentication module. In this article, we will discuss the quickest way to use **ASP.NET Core Identity for User Login and Registration **in a new or existing MVC application.

Sub-topics discussed :

  • How to add ASP.NET Core Identity to MVC application.
  • Customize ASP.NET Core Identity.
  • Identity.UI Design Customization.
  • Next step.


ASP.NET Core Identity is an API, which provides both user interface(UI) and functions for user authentication, registration, authorization, etc. Modules/ APIs like this will really be helpful and fasten the development process. It comes with ASP.NET Core Framework and used in many applications before. Which makes the API more dependable and trustworthy.

ASP.NET Core MVC with user authentication can easily be accomplished using Identity.UI. While creating the MVC project, you just need to select Authentication as Individual User Accounts.

Showing how to create an MVC application with ASP.NET Core Identity API

The rest will be handled by ASP.NET Core Identity UI. It already contains razor view pages and backend codes for an authentication system. But that’s not what we want in most of the cases. we want to customize ASP.NET Core Identity as per our requirement. That’s what we do here.

Create an ASP.NET Core MVC Project

First of all, I will create a brand new ASP.NET Core MVC application without any authentication selected. We could add ASP.NET Core Identity later into the project.

In Visual Studio 2019, Go to File > New > Project (Ctrl + Shift + N). From new project window, select ASP.NET Core Web Application.

Create an ASP.NET Core Web application

Once you provide the project name and location. A new window will be opened as follows, Select _Web Application(Model-View-Controller), _uncheck _HTTPS Configuration _and DO NOT select any authentication method. Above steps will create a brand new ASP.NET Core MVC project.

Select Model View Controller templet under .NET Core

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Rubalema  Sonia

Rubalema Sonia


How Tag Helpers for JavaScript and CSS Files Work with ASP.NET Core 5 MVC ?

Latest: https://youtu.be/LyVZySzKoI8 (Unit Testing Blazor ASP.NET 5) In this lecture, I have explained the Tag Helpers for JavaScript and CSS files in an ASP.NET Core 5.0 application.
Previous Part: https://youtu.be/R2LqSzpWQ4c
The lecture covers:
Tag Helpers for JavaScript Files
Cache Busting feature from ‘asp-fragment’ Tag Helper
Including JavaScript files from Content Delivery Networks using Tag Helpers
Tag Helpers for CSS Files
Including CSS files on the View
Excluding CSS files on the View
Including CSS files from Content Delivery Networks using Tag Helpers
This tutorial follows up on the previous tutorial at
https://youtu.be/R2LqSzpWQ4c where I have started on a product repository with an in-memory collection with an ASP.NET Core 5 MVC application.
Tag Helpers are used to performing defined transformations on HTML elements.
Enable server-side code to participate in creating and rendering the HTML elements in Razor files.
This lecture is based on:
Source Code: https://www.yogihosting.com/aspnet-core-built-in-tag-helpers/#download

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User Role Report in asp.net core [part 01] || LINQ

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User Role Report in asp.net core [part 02] || LINQ

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