This bestselling comprehensive guide to ASP.NET Core is the only book you need for ASP.NET Core development. Period.
Professional developers will produce leaner applications for the ASP.NET Core platform using the guidance in this full-color book, now in its 8th edition and updated for ASP.NET Core 3. It contains detailed explanations of the ASP.NET Core platform and the application frameworks it supports. This edition puts ASP.NET Core 3 into context and dives deep into the tools and techniques required to build modern, extensible, web applications. New features and capabilities such as MVC 3, Razor Pages, Blazor Server, and Blazor WebAssembly are covered, along with demonstrations of how they are applied.
ASP.NET Core 3 is the latest evolution of Microsoft’s ASP.NET web platform and provides a “host-agnostic” framework and a high-productivity programming model that promotes cleaner code architecture, test-driven development, and powerful extensibility.
Best-selling author Adam Freeman has thoroughly revised this market-leading book and explains how to get the most from ASP.NET Core 3. He starts with the nuts-and-bolts topics, teaching you about middleware components, built-in services, request model binding, and more. As you gain knowledge and confidence, he introduces increasingly more complex topics and advanced features, including endpoint routing and dependency injection. He goes in depth to give you the knowledge you need.
This book follows the same format and style as the popular previous editions but brings everything up-to-date for the new ASP.NET Core 3 release and broadens the focus to include the entire ASP.NET Core platform. You will appreciate the fully worked case study of a functioning ASP.NET Core application that you can use as a template for your own projects.
What You Will Learn
- Build a solid foundation and skill set for working with the entire ASP.NET Core platform
- Apply the new ASP.NET Core 3 features in your developer environment
- See how to create RESTful web services, web applications, and client-side applications
- Build on your existing knowledge to get up and running with new programming models quickly and effectively
Who This Book Is For
This book is for Microsoft developers and assumes a basic knowledge of web development and C#. While written for professionals who want to incorporate the latest improvements and functionality of ASP.NET Core 3 into their own projects, it also serves as an in-depth and complete reference on the topic. Beginners with some background in Microsoft web development will also benefit from the comprehensive coverage of the topic.