Initially named ASP .NET 5, the new ASP .NET Core introduces some great new capabilities, the ability to host on multiple server platforms, and a number of new tools that you will want to get familiar with. Learn about the future of ASP.NET Core MVC, Web API, Web Page, .NET Core Tools and Visual Studio 2017!
ASP.NET Core is the latest collection of Microsoft’s web application development technologies. When you’re trying to reach a broad spectrum of users with a robust web application, ASP.NET Core is there to help you build that application. With the ability to cater to users on desktop, tablet, or smartphone platforms, you can put together a solution that works well anywhere.
This book is what you need to get started developing ASP.NET Core applications was quickly as possible; starting by introducing the software and how it can be used in today’s modern world of web applications and smartphone apps. Walking you through the benefits of a Web API to support both applications and mobile apps to give you a solid understanding of the tech to build upon as you see what ASP.NET Core can do for you.
The book wraps up with practical guidelines for the use of database technologies, unit tests, security best practices, and cloud deployments for the real world.
I presented Azure: PaaS vs IaaS at IT Pro Camp 2016. Here is the presentation material with the slides, links and my contact information. The live talk was similar to my past Azure talks for developers, but presented in different context with IT Pros in mind.