ASP.NET Core: Cloud-ready, Enterprise Web Application Development

Book Description

Create fast, scalable, and high-performance applications with C# and ASP.NET Core

About This Book

  • Get first-principle coverage of the latest ASP.NET Core
  • Find out how to bring together the capabilities and features of both Angular 2 and ASP.NET Core
  • Discover common areas you might encounter performance problems with and areas you don't need to worry about

Who This Book Is For

This book is for developers who want to learn to build web applications using ASP.NET Core, those who want to make a career building web applications using Microsoft technology, and those who are working on other web frameworks and want to learn ASP.NET Core.

What You Will Learn

  • Get to know the concepts of ASP.NET MVC
  • Create a Controller with action methods
  • Build a view using several features of the Razor View engine
  • Construct a Model for ASP.NET Core MVC application
  • Find out how the features of ASP.NET Core and Angular 2 perfectly complement each other
  • Handle requests and actions using server-side and client-side Routing
  • Create a Data Model using Entity Framework Core
  • Learn how to use Angular 2 components and master directives
  • Improve performance at the network level and I/O level, and how to optimize the application as a whole
  • Monitor performance as part of Continuous Integration and regression testing

In Detail

ASP.NET Core is the new, open source, and cross-platform, web-application framework from Microsoft. ASP.NET Core MVC helps you build robust web applications using the Model-View-Controller . This guide will help you in building applications that can be deployed on non-Windows platforms such as Linux.

Starting with an overview of the MVC pattern, you will quickly dive into the aspects that you need to know to get started with ASP.NET. You will learn about the core architecture of model, view, and control. Integrating your application with Bootstrap, validating user input, interacting with , and deploying your application are some of the things that you will learn to execute with this fast-paced guide. You will test your knowledge as you build a fully working sample application using the skills you've learned throughout the book.

Moving forward, this guide will teach you to combine the impressive capabilities of ASP.NET Core and Angular 2. Not only will you learn how Angular 2 can complement your skills and toolkit, you'll also learn everything you need to build a complete, dynamic single-page application. Find out how to get your data model in place and manage an API, before styling and designing your frontend for an exceptional user experience. You will find out how to optimize your application for SEO, identify and secure vulnerabilities, and how to successfully deploy and maintain your application. From here, you will delve into the latest frameworks and software design to improve your application performance.

The course offers premium, highly practical content on the recently released ASP.NET Core, and includes material from the following Packt books: Learning ASP.NET Core MVC Programming, ASP.NET Core and Angular 2, and ASP.NET Core 1.0 High Performance.

Style and approach

This learning path takes a first-principles approach to help you understand and implement ASP.NET MVC solutions.

Table of Contents

1. Module 1
1. Introduction to ASP.NET Core
2. Setting Up the Environment
3. Controllers
4. Views
5.
6. Validation
7. Routing
8. Beautifying ASP.NET MVC Applications with Bootstrap
9. Deployment of ASP.NET Core Application
10. Building HTTP-based Web Services Using ASP.NET Web API
11. Improving Performance of an ASP.NET Core Application
12. ASP.NET Core Identity

2. Module 2
1. Getting Ready
2. ASP.NET Controllers and Server-Side Routes
3. Angular 2 Components and Client-Side Routing
4. The Data Model
5. Persisting Changes
6. Applying Styles
7. Authentication and Authorization
8. Third-Party Authentication and External Providers
9. User Registration and Account Edit
10. Finalization and Deployment

3. Module 3
1. Why Performance Is a Feature
2. Measuring Performance Bottlenecks
3. Fixing Common Performance Problems
4. Addressing Network Performance
5. Optimizing I/O Performance
6. Understanding Code Execution and Asynchronous Operations
7. Learning Caching and Message Queuing
8. The Downsides of Performance-Enhancing Tools
9. Monitoring Performance Regressions
10. The Way Ahead

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