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Building an Async API with ASP.NET Core 3

by Kevin Dockx

Coding an asynchronous API comes with its own set of challenges. In this course you'll learn what they are and how you can benefit from writing async code. You'll learn how to do that starting at the bottom layer and working right up to the top.

What you'll learn

Coding an asynchronous API comes with its own set of challenges. In this course, Building an Async API with ASP.NET Core, you will gain the ability to increase the scalability and performance of your API by writing async code. First, you will learn how asynchronous code actually works and what the advantages can be. Next, you will discover how to consume an EF Core data store asynchronously, how to expose that data via an API, and how to call into a service asynchronously. Finally, you will explore how to avoid common pitfalls when writing async code. When you’re finished with this course, you will have the skills and knowledge of asynchronous code needed to build a fully async API with 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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