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Building a Website with React 16 and ASP.NET Core 2

by Peter Kellner

This course is about building web sites with React and ASP.NET Core. Two different technologies that work really well together. React, the JavaScript single page app framework and ASP.NET Core, the super fast, open source, standards compliant server.

What you'll learn

Do you want to build a fully functioning modern web application that works on client browsers as well as back end REST servers? Do you want to use one of the most popular front end single page app frameworks in the world? In this course, Building a Website with React 16 and ASP.NET Core 2, you will learn the best practices for how to build that app and have it work well with a Microsoft ASP.NET Core server using open source standards. First, you will learn how to create a React app starting with an empty Webpack config file, and from the ground up, build a React solution that talks asynchronously to an ASP.NET Core web server. Then, you will see how to implement server-side rendering using Node on the backend. Finally, you will learn about other options for integrating React and ASP.NET Core, including the create-react-app project from Facebook and the Microsoft React starter templates. By the end of the course, you will be able to build real-world React apps that work with an ASP.NET Core REST server on the back end for data. You’ll have the knowledge and tools you can apply right away to begin writing awesome React apps with ASP.NET Core.

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About the author

Peter is an independent software consultant, specializing in .NET development from 1985 through 2001, as well as an eleven time Microsoft MVP. He was founder and president of Tufden Inc, where he successfully delivered systems for clinic scheduling, insurance company management and medical claim processing. His solutions included delivering a turnkey medical office management system to over 500 customers nationwide. His passion for the computer dates back to elementary school when he joined his ... more

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