Jeff Fritz

Jeff Fritz

Jeffrey T. Fritz is a Program Manager for Microsoft in the ASP.NET and Azure Developer Experience teams. Currently, he leads the NuGet team and manages the MSDN Web Developer Tools blog. Prior to joining Microsoft, he was a Microsoft MVP, ASPInsider, INETA Community Champion and Developer Advocate for Telerik. He is the author of several e-books about ASP.NET development practices. You can read more from Jeffrey on his personal blog.

Recent Articles


Build and Deploy Your ASP.NET Core Application with Apache

ASP.NET Core is the latest web framework from Microsoft that supports development with C# and the .NET Framework. In this latest incarnation of ASP.NET, you can choose to use an alternative .NET framework called .NET Core in order to deliver on some amazing new promises from the Microsoft team. By using the .NET Core framework […]

  • February 1, 2017

mBaaS Isn’t Just for JavaScript – Visual Studio and Telerik Data Storage

Mobile Backend as a Service gives web and mobile app developers access to cloud-based data storage through a simple API for data storage, push notifications, and security operations. I’ve previously covered how to integrate with Telerik Platform to manage security. In this article, I will walk through connecting to and working with data within a […]

  • October 15, 2014

Grunt and Uglify Your WebForms with Task Runner Explorer

For years, I’ve been registering scripts and serving them with the ScriptManager in ASP.NET web forms. In recent years, bundling and minification have been added to my toolbox, and I can use them together with ScriptManager to deliver a complete JavaScript experience. In today’s web, delivering JavaScript and CSS with a HttpHandler that ends in […]

  • October 6, 2014

Make ASP.NET Web Forms Feel Native with KendoUI Mobile

In 1965, a patent was filed for a synthetic grass product that would go on to be implemented in the world’s first indoor baseball stadium. The following year, the Houston Astrodome opened and was instantly famous for its green carpet that simulated grass. The thing is that real grass is expensive to add and even […]

  • August 27, 2014

Integrating ASP.NET with a 3rd Party Security Service

After the recent spate of security issues from large retail companies, especially those that caused me to have to get a new credit card issued, I’ve been thinking more and more about how to secure my ASP.NET web applications. Fortunately, the new OWIN-based security in ASP.NET 4.5.1 can fill that need. In this article, I’m […]

  • July 10, 2014

Microsoft’s Special K – An Introduction to ASP.NET vNext

At TechEd, Microsoft took the wraps off of the new ASP.NET server-side components in a package they’re calling ASP.NET vNext. Formerly, this was called Project K, and you’ll see some insiders use both of these terms for the next few months. This project contains some very exciting capabilties for web developers, and the promise within […]

  • May 12, 2014

What’s the Buzz? A real-time chat room with Telerik UI and SignalR

At Telerik, we receive MANY requests for features and support on our Telerik Feedback Portal. Sometimes we’ll get outlandish suggestions along the lines of, “Hey, it would be great if you had a control that would make unicorns dance on screen.” We can’t accommodate every request, but we watch the feedback portal closely and respond […]

  • April 24, 2014