Maarten Balliauw

Maarten Balliauw

Maarten Balliauw loves building web and cloud apps. His main interests are in .NET web technologies, C#, Microsoft Azure and application performance. He is Developer Advocate at JetBrains, and formerly founded MyGet. Maarten is a frequent speaker at various national and international events and organizes Azure User Group events in Belgium. In his free time, he brews his own beer. Maarten’s blog can be found at

Montreal 2022 sessions

Get the maximum out of Minimal APIs with ASP.NET Core

English session - Beginner

A lightweight HTTP API can use the ASP.NET Core Middleware, such as routing, authentication and authorization. But using all of the MVC framework is just overkill!

Dropping MVC means you will have to handle some things yourself. ASP.NET Core 6.0 introduces the missing link!

We will explore what minimal APIs are, and what they are not, and how/where your applications can benefit from this lightweight model to building HTTP applications.

Online 2021 sessions

Montreal 2020 sessions

Montreal 2019 sessions

Montreal 2018 sessions

Vancouver 2017 sessions

Montreal 2017 sessions