Joao Grassi’s Blog

My errands in software development. Mostly .NET stuff, with a bit of front-end here and there.

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Adding integration tests for permission-protected API endpoints in ASP.NET Core

This is the forth post in the Authorization in ASP.NET Core series. Part 1: Using a middleware to build a permission-based identity in ASP.NET Core Part 2: Deep dive into policy-based authorization in ASP.NET Core Part 3: Protecting your API endpoints with dynamic policies in ASP.NET Core Part 4: Adding integration tests for permission-protected API endpoints in ASP.NET Core (this post) In the previous post I demonstrated an approach to add authorization to our API endpoints....

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Protecting your API endpoints with dynamic policies in ASP.NET Core

This is the third post in the Authorization in ASP.NET Core series. Part 1: Using a middleware to build a permission-based identity in ASP.NET Core Part 2: Deep dive into policy-based authorization in ASP.NET Core Part 3: Protecting your API endpoints with dynamic policies in ASP.NET Core (this post) Part 4: Adding integration tests for permission-protected API endpoints in ASP.NET Core In this post, we’ll come full circle....

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Deep dive into policy-based authorization in ASP.NET Core

This is the second post in the Authorization in ASP.NET Core series. Part 1: Using a middleware to build a permission-based identity in ASP.NET Core Part 2: Deep dive into policy-based authorization in ASP.NET Core (this post) Part 3: Protecting your API endpoints with dynamic policies in ASP.NET Core Part 4: Adding integration tests for permission-protected API endpoints in ASP.NET Core In the previous post, we set the foundation by creating a ClaimsIdentity containing all the logged-in user permissions with the help of a custom middleware....

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Using a middleware to build a permission-based identity in ASP.NET Core

This post is the first in a series about Authorization in ASP.NET Core. I’ll guide you through a series of approaches you can use to implement authorization in your ASP.NET Core APIs, focusing on advanced/real-world scenarios. Here’s a sneak peek for what I plan to show you: Where to store and resolve authorization-like data How to protect your API endpoints using permission-based authorization using the built-in types in the framework Reduce duplication and make things smarter by implementing a custom Authentication Handler....

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Migrating my blog from Ghost to Hugo

In this post I’ll talk about my recent experience of migrating this very single blog from Ghost to Hugo. More specifically, I want to talk about: Why I decided to migrate; What were the pain points; What were the good points and something about hosting. So let’s start! Why touch something that works? Isn’t this the mantra for us, software ppl? Jokes aside, when I first started my blog over in 2018 (2 years already, whoa!...