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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

Overview of cloud computing

This section provides only a brief overview of cloud computing, as we will cover both on-premises and cloud computing models in more detail in Chapter 13, Cloud Native. The purpose of this section is to provide context on cloud computing and some background on the two selected cloud providers. You may want to read both the Publishing to AWS and Publishing to Azure sections but only perform the steps for one of the providers.

Cloud computing can be thought of as the delivery of computing infrastructure and services over the internet. Before cloud computing gained such popularity, organizations chose to host their services from data centers that they ran themselves. We refer to these data centers as on-premises, as they typically are hosted on the premises of the organizations themselves.

In this chapter, we will refer to the required infrastructure and the hosted services as resources. These resources include a wide range of things, including virtual...