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Developing an Asynchronous ASP.NET Core Web API

by Kevin Dockx

Correctly writing asynchronous code can tremendously improve the scalability of your web API. In this course, you’ll learn how and why to write async code when creating an ASP.NET Core web API.

What you'll learn

You've built an API with ASP.NET Core. Now it’s time to learn how to improve the scalability of that API by making it asynchronous. In this course, Developing an Asynchronous ASP.NET Core Web API, you’ll learn how to do that, using the async/await keywords. First, you'll learn about the internals of async/await, and when and where it makes sense to use it. Next, you'll discover how to test the impact of writing async code. Finally, you’ll learn all about async streaming, cancellation, & dealing with exceptions.

When you're finished with this course, you'll know the ins and outs of writing asynchronous code in ASP.NET Core.

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About the author

Kevin Dockx is a freelance solution architect, author & consultant, living in Antwerp (Belgium). He's mainly focused on solution/application architectures & security for web-based (API) applications built with .NET, but he also keeps an eye out for new developments concerning other products from the .NET stack. He's a Microsoft MVP and board member of the RD MS Community. He's also a regular speaker at various (inter)national conferences & user group events, and works on various open source pro... more

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