Improving .NET Core 2 MVC Apps Using Extension Points

by Alex Wolf

.NET Core is a new platform that brings even greater extensibility to the already flexible MVC framework. This course will explore how to leverage those extension points, and customize components of MVC to meet the evolving needs of your projects.

What you'll learn

As you grow comfortable building MVC apps with .NET Core, you’ll quickly want to go further. Instead of just using MVC, you’ll want to control and customize its features and conventions. In this course, Improving .NET Core 2 MVC Apps Using Extension Points, you'll learn how to adapt the framework to your project requirements, rather than limiting your vision to work within its default constraints. First, you'll learn how to extend or build custom versions of components like Tag Helpers, View Components, Filters, and more. Next, you'll explore customizing how incoming data is handled, and how outgoing response data is generated. Finally, you'll discover how to modify the internal behaviors of MVC by customizing Action Method Selection, the Application Model, and the Middleware pipeline. By the end of this course, you’ll know how to extend or adapt MVC to the needs of your project, and take your skills to the next level.

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About the author

Alex Wolf works as a .NET and Azure Content Developer at Microsoft, and is passionate about learning and teaching software development. He has over a decade of experience and multiple certifications in the .NET ecosystem and related technologies. He is also highly engaged in DevOps and Cloud technologies to improve development workflows and infrastructure. Alex has worked for companies of nearly every size, ranging from small start-ups to very large enterprises. He also maintains a hobbyist ... more

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