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ASP.NET Core Crash Course

by Erik Dahl

Ever been curious about how easy it really is to create an MVC website using ASP.NET Core? We'll create a brand new site from scratch with lots of great features and explore key aspects of ASP.NET Core in this code-focused course.

What you'll learn

If you haven’t seen ASP.NET for a while - or even at all - it’s become a very compelling high-performance cross-platform web framework that deserves a closer look. In this course, ASP.NET Core Crash Course, you’ll learn how to create a brand new MVC website from scratch. First, you’ll explore the starting point for the website that gets generated from the CLI tools.. Next, you’ll discover some of the key features of ASP.NET Core - how models, views, and controllers work, persisting data with Entity Framework Core, editing and validating that data from the application, and other foundational concepts like dependency injection, configuration, and logging. Finally, you’ll learn some simple authentication and authorization techniques and how those can be applied in an ASP.NET Core app. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of ASP.NET Core needed to evaluate it for your own projects, and to get started using it.

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About the author

Erik Dahl has been developing software and architecture for 20+ years, mostly doing in-house development for his employers. His recent work has included a multi-tenant B2B implementation and self-registration B2C implementation for Duende IdentityServer, upgrading legacy ASP.NET websites from server-side technologies to a client/server mix and adopting TypeScript, building Web APIs as the back end for mobile and web applications, and finding ways to modernize existing applications and make them ... more

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