Performance sometimes takes a back seat when you're developing an app or service. PerfTips make it easier to evaluate the performance of your app during normal debugging so that you can measure performance and find unexpected issues simply by setting breakpoints and/or stepping through your code with the debugger. This video shows you how.
Developers need to see the overall design of their code to investigate issues, add new capabilities, on-board a new colleague, or improve the structure of their code. Code map is a tool in Visual Studio for doing just this. This video shows how code map can be used to visualize the design and architecture of a .NET application direct from code, highlighting some of the new features introduced in Visual Studio 2013 Update 3 and Visual Studio 2015.
ASP.NET Identity is a totally rewritten framework that brings the ASP.NET membership system into the modern era. ASP.NET Identity makes it easier to integrate different authentication systems such as local username, password as well as social logins such as Facebook, Twitter etc. It also gives you greater control over persisting data to your backend technology of choice. ASP.NET Identity is a game changer by bringing in more modern authentication systems such as Two-Factor Authentication. You can use ASP.NET Identity to secure Web Apps as well as Web APIs.