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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

Publishing to AWS

In this section, we will publish our application to AWS Elastic Beanstalk. At this point, you should have an AWS account created. There are several ways to deploy to AWS Elastic Beanstalk. One way would be in the AWS console directly. Instead, we will use the AWS Toolkit as it simplifies the deployment process. To deploy using the AWS Toolkit, we need to add the required credentials to Visual Studio.

Creating a user for publishing from Visual Studio

In order to get the credentials we need, we will create a user in AWS. This is done in the AWS console. Go ahead and log in:

  1. The service we are interested in deals with identity and access. To find this service, use the Services dropdown and type iam as shown in Figure 10.22:

    Figure 10.22 – IAM service

  2. After selecting this service, select Users under Access management as shown in Figure 10.23:

    Figure 10.23 – Identity and Access Management (IAM)

  3. We want to add a user, so select the Add...