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ASP.NET Core with the New MSBuild Based Tooling

by Wes Higbee

The new .NET Core Tools release affords benefits both in the new, lean MSBuild project system and in expanded dotnet CLI functionality. This course, you'll explore the new .NET Core Tools release allowing you to develop your own web applications.

What you'll learn

At the core of developing ASP.NET core applications is the project system. It brings together all the pieces to compile and execute your applications. In this course, ASP.NET Core with the New MSBuild Based Tooling, you'll learn how to use the new .NET Core Tools release to develop web applications. First, you'll explore the myriad of new benefits, including a modernized, lean MSBuild project file that combines the best of project.json and MSBuild. Next, you'll discover the new templating engine for dotnet new. Additionally, you'll dive into several command line tools to modify solution and project files, making it even easier to develop ASP.NET Core apps on any platform, with any IDE. Finally, you'll cover how the benefits of this new project system are being ported to other .NET project types. By the end of this course, you'll have a foundational knowledge of the new tooling and know how to get the most out of it.

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About the author

Wes Higbee is passionate about helping companies achieve remarkable results with technology and software. He’s had extensive experience developing software and working with teams to improve how software is developed to meet business objectives. Wes launched Full City Tech to leverage his expertise to help companies delight customers. Although his primary focus is on outcomes, implementation often includes technical competency. Wes frequently speaks about impactful aspects of software developm... more

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