ASP.NET Core in Action is for C# developers without any web development experience who want to get started and productive fast using ASP.NET Core 2.0 to build web applications.
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About the Technology
The dev world has permanently embraced open platforms with flexible tooling, and ASP.NET Core has changed with it. This free, open source web framework delivers choice without compromise. You can enjoy the benefits of a mature, well-supported stack and the freedom to develop and deploy from and onto any cloud or on-prem platform.
About the Book
ASP.NET Core in Action opens up the world of cross-platform web development with .NET. You'll start with a crash course in .NET Core, immediately cutting the cord between ASP.NET and Windows. Then, you'll begin to build amazing web applications step by step, systematically adding essential features like logins, configuration, dependency injection, and custom components. Along the way, you'll mix in important process steps like testing, multiplatform deployment, and security.
Covers ASP.NET Core 2.0
Dynamic page generation with the Razor templating engine
Developing ASP.NET Core apps for non-Windows servers
Clear, annotated examples in C#
About the Reader
Readers need intermediate experience with C# or a similar language.
About the Author
Andrew Lock has been developing professionally with ASP.NET for the last seven years. His focus is currently on the ASP.NET Core framework.
Table of Contents
PART 1 - GETTING STARTED WITH MVC
Getting started with ASP.NET Core
Your first application
Handling requests with the middleware pipeline
Creating web pages with MVC controllers
Mapping URLs to methods using conventional routing
The binding model: retrieving and validating user input
Rendering HTML using Razor views
Building forms with Tag Helpers
Creating a Web API for mobile and client applications using MVCP
PART 2 - BUILDING COMPLETE APPLICATIONS
Service configuration with dependency injection
Configuring an ASP.NET Core application
Saving data with Entity Framework Core
The MVC filter pipeline
Authentication: adding users to your application with Identity
Authorization: securing your application
Publishing and deploying your application
PART 3 - EXTENDING YOUR APPLICATIONS
Monitoring and troubleshooting errors with logging
Andrew Lock graduated with an Engineering degree from Cambridge University, specializing in Software Engineering, and went on to obtain a PhD in Digital Image Processing. He has been developing professionally with .NET for the last 7 years. His focus is currently on the new ASP.NET Core framework.