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Effective Logging in ASP.NET Core 3

by Erik Dahl

In this course you will learn how to create great log entries and then get them written to places that will make them easy to use. You will learn all of the techniques you will need to make your apps easily supportable via great logging.

What you'll learn

Effective logging in your ASP.NET Core applications can make supporting and understanding those applications a snap. In this course, Effective Logging in ASP.NET Core, you will learn foundational knowledge to create great log entries as well as how to write them to places that make reviewing and analyzing them simple and fast. First, you will learn the mechanics of create log entries using the methods in Microsoft.Extensions.Logging. Next, you will discover how to assess the information in those entries and ensure that you get the key pieces that you need into them. Finally, you will explore how to get those entries written to destinations that make analysis and review easy and even fun. When you’re finished with this course, you will have the skills and knowledge of effective logging needed to light up your own applications with great insights.

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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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