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C# 7 and .NET Core 2.0 Blueprints

By : Dirk Strauss, Jas Rademeyer
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C# 7 and .NET Core 2.0 Blueprints

By: Dirk Strauss, Jas Rademeyer

Overview of this book

.NET Core is a general purpose, modular, cross-platform, and open source implementation of .NET. With the latest release of .NET Core, many more APIs are expected to show up, which will make APIs consistent across .Net Framework, .NET Core, and Xamarin. This step-by-step guide will teach you the essential .NET Core and C# concepts with the help of real-world projects. The book starts with a brief introduction to the latest features of C# 7 and .NET Core 2.0 before moving on to explain how C# 7 can be implemented using the object-oriented paradigm. You'll learn to work with relational data using Entity Framework and see how to use ASP.NET Core practically. This book will show you how .NET Core allows the creations of cross-platform applications. You'll also learn about SignalR to add real-time functionality to your application. Then you will see how to use MongoDB and how to implement MongoDB into your applications. You'll learn about serverless computing and OAuth concepts, along with running ASP.NET Core applications with Docker Compose. This project-based guide uses practical applications to demonstrate these concepts. By the end of the book, you'll be proficient in developing applications using .NET Core 2.0.
Table of Contents (17 chapters)
Title Page
Copyright and Credits
Packt Upsell


About the authors

Dirk Strauss is a full stack developer with Embrace. He enjoys learning and sharing what he learns with others. Dirk has published books on C# for Packt as well as ebooks for Syncfusion. In his spare time, he relaxes by playing guitar and trying to learn Jimi Hendrix licks. You can find him at @DirkStrauss on Twitter.


I would like to thank my wife, my son, and my daughter for supporting me and always being there for me. I love you with all that I am.






Jas Rademeyer has been a part of the IT industry for over 15 years, focusing on the software side of things for most of his career. With a degree in information science, specializing in multimedia, he has been involved in all facets of development, ranging from architecture and solution design to user experience and training.

He is currently plying his trade as a technical solutions manager, where he manages development teams on various projects in the Microsoft space.

A family man and a musician at heart, he spends his free time with his wife and two kids and serves in the worship band at church.

About the reviewer

Prakash Tripathi is a technical lead in an MNC by profession and author and speaker by passion. He has extensive experience in the design, development, maintenance, and support of enterprise applications, primarily using Microsoft technologies and platforms.

He has been awarded MVP (Most Valuable Professional) by Microsoft in the years 2016 and 2017 and by another leading developers' portal (c-sharpcorner) in 2016, 2017, and 2018. He holds a master's degree in computer applications from MANIT, Bhopal.

I would like to thank my wife, Aradhana, for her continuous support throughout the journey of the book. I cannot forget to thank the Microsoft and c-sharpcorner technical communities for providing a platform in order for me to demonstrate and excel in the fast-growing and ever-changing field.

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