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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

Learning dependency injection in ASP.NET Core

To give you a bit of a background, before .NET Core existed, the only way to get DI in your applications was through the use of third-party frameworks such as Autofac, LightInject, Unity, and many others. The good news is that DI is now treated as a first-class citizen in ASP.NET Core. This means that you don't need to do much to make it work.

The built-in Microsoft DI container does have its limitations though. For example, the default DI doesn't enable advanced capabilities, such as property injection decorators, injections based on name, child containers, convention-based registration, and custom lifetime management. So, if you can't find features that you're looking for available in the default DI container, you'll need to consider other third-party DI frameworks mentioned earlier as an alternative. However, it is still recommended to use the default DI framework for building ASP.NET Core applications that...