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ASP.NET Core 5 for Beginners

By : Andreas Helland, Vincent Maverick Durano, Jeffrey Chilberto, Ed Price
Book Image

ASP.NET Core 5 for Beginners

By: Andreas Helland, Vincent Maverick Durano, Jeffrey Chilberto, Ed Price

Overview of this book

ASP.NET Core 5 for Beginners is a comprehensive introduction for those who are new to the framework. This condensed guide takes a practical and engaging approach to cover everything that you need to know to start using ASP.NET Core for building cloud-ready, modern web applications. The book starts with a brief introduction to the ASP.NET Core framework and highlights the new features in its latest release, ASP.NET Core 5. It then covers the improvements in cross-platform support, the view engines that will help you to understand web development, and the new frontend technologies available with Blazor for building interactive web UIs. As you advance, you’ll learn the fundamentals of the different frameworks and capabilities that ship with ASP.NET Core. You'll also get to grips with securing web apps with identity implementation, unit testing, and the latest in containers and cloud-native to deploy them to AWS and Microsoft Azure. Throughout the book, you’ll find clear and concise code samples that illustrate each concept along with the strategies and techniques that will help to develop scalable and robust web apps. By the end of this book, you’ll have learned how to leverage ASP.NET Core 5 to build and deploy dynamic websites and services in a variety of real-world scenarios.
Table of Contents (19 chapters)
Section 1 – Crawling
Section 2 – Walking
Section 3 – Running

Chapter 10: Deploying to AWS and Azure

In the previous chapter, we looked at containers and the Docker platform. Containers are a great way to improve productivity by simplifying the development life cycle and helping to reduce the chances of things going wrong during deployment. We looked at the popular Docker framework and provided some practical examples.

In this chapter, we will provide some examples of hosting your ASP.NET solution on two leading cloud providers, Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Azure. Both of these providers offer a sophisticated network of servers and infrastructure that is distributed across the globe for hosting your solutions. This is easier than it sounds, as both providers provide tools, Software Development Kits (SDKs), and extensions to support you.

Our intention is to support those who are not familiar with cloud providers and hosting services on them. But we hope to not just repeat existing tutorials and documentation. Because of this, for some steps...