Set up Asp.Net Core 2 Web API to use Asp.Net Core Identity

Pure API Project I wanted to do a series on using Asp.Net Core 2 and Asp.Net Identity and expand that and customize it quite a bit…. but… Only using an Web API project.  I could not find anything like that.  Every other post I could find on the subject would mix in an MVC project and things got confusing. If…

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EF Core and Defeating The Self Referencing Loop

I have come across an error “Self referencing loop detected for property…..” when working with EF Core. Turns out, EF is trying to return data that inherently has a self-referencing loop. The Json serializer is trying to take your object graph and create a hierarchy. For example, say we have an object called Order, an object called Product, and an…

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