Extending and Customizing authentication mechanism in Web Applications using ASP .NET Identity

Background ASP.NET security module evolved time to time. First in 2005, Microsoft introduced ASP.Net Membership which is used to authenticate users using Forms authentication and the user names, password etc. stored in the SQL Server database. There were few limitations with this framework as the database schema was designed for SQL Server only and you [...]

Implementing Validation mechanism in ASP.Net MVC project using Unobtrusive JavaScript for validation

In this article I will walk you through the steps of implementing validation in the ASP.Net MVC project using jquery.validate.unobtrusive.js What is Unobtrusive JavaScript? Unobtrusive JavaScript is the best practices to separate the JavaScript code from presentation or html. For example <input type="button" id="btn" onclick="alert('hello world')" /> The above code is obtrusive as we have [...]