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ASP.NET Core 2 Fundamentals

By : Onur Gumus, Mugilan T. S. Ragupathi
Book Image

ASP.NET Core 2 Fundamentals

By: Onur Gumus, Mugilan T. S. Ragupathi

Overview of this book

The book sets the stage with an introduction to web applications and helps you build an understanding of the tried-and-true MVC architecture. You learn all about views, from what is the Razor view engine to tagging helpers. You gain insight into what models are, how to bind them, and how to migrate database using the correct model. As you get comfortable with the world of ASP.NET, you learn about validation and routing. You also learn the advanced concepts, such as designing Rest Buy (a RESTful shopping cart application), creating entities for it, and creating EF context and migrations. By the time you are done reading the book, you will be able to optimally use ASP.NET to develop, unit test, and deploy applications like a pro.
Table of Contents (14 chapters)

Chapter 1. Setting the Stage

ASP.NET Core—the redesign of ASP.NET from Microsoft—is the server-side web application development framework which helps you to build web applications effectively. This runs on top of the .NET Core platform, which enables your application to be run on a wide variety of platforms, including Linux and macOS. This opens up heaps of opportunities and it is exciting to be a .NET developer in these times.

By the end of this chapter, you will be able to:

  • Explain the fundamental concepts about web applications—HTTP, client side, and server side
  • Explain the three programming models of ASP.NET MVC
  • Get to grips with the philosophy of ASP.NET MVC
  • Create your first ASP.NET Core Web Application project and project structure