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ASP.NET Core New Features

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Learn about all the helpful new features and functionality present in ASP.NET Core 1.0, 1.1, 2.0, and 2.1, and explore the benefits offered by each iteration of the web framework.

Navigating all of the new features in each release of ASP.NET Core can be challenging. In this project-based course, Phil Japikse helps to simplify this process by laying out the new features in ASP.NET Core 1.0, 1.1, 2.0, and 2.1, and acquainting you with the benefits of each. Phil begins by providing a general overview of .NET Core and discussing migration considerations. He then dives into ASP.NET Core 1.0, discussing the updated project structure, new environmental awareness, view components, and other new features. He then moves on to discuss ASP.NET Core 1.1, 2.0, and 2.1, diving into helpful new features and functionality present in each iteration of the web framework.


  • Welcome and course structure
  • What you should know and have
  • Install the required software
  • Use the exercise files
  • Run and debug ASP.NET Core applications
1. Get to Know .NET Core
  • Introducing .NET Core
  • .NET Core goals
  • .NET Core support cycles
  • Migration considerations
2. ASP.NET Core 1.0
  • Introducing ASP.NET Core 1.0
  • Project structure changes
  • .NET Core project files
  • Built-in dependency injection
  • Bundling and minification
  • Environment awareness and app configuration
  • Web host configuration and SSL
  • Application startup
  • Logging
  • Controllers and actions
  • Tag Helpers
  • View components
3. ASP.NET Core 1.1
  • Introducing ASP.NET Core 1.1
  • View components invoked as Tag Helpers
  • Configuration: Reload on change
  • Configuration: Azure Key Vault
  • Azure App Service logging
  • View compilation
  • WebListener server for Windows
  • Middleware and URL rewriting
  • Response caching and compression
  • Middleware as MVC filters
  • WebSocket support
  • Redis and Azure Storage key protection repositories
4. ASP.NET Core 2.0
  • Introducing ASP.NET Core 2.0
  • Containerization with Docker
  • WebHostBuilder updates
  • Configuration and logging
  • HTTP.sys
  • Rewriting middleware updates
  • Kestrel, Docker, and SSL
  • Razor pages
5. ASP.NET Core 2.1
  • Introducing ASP.NET Core 2.1
  • Client libraries and Library Manager
  • Bundling and minification with WebOptimizer
  • ASP.NET Core SignalR
  • Web API improvements
  • Razor, UI class libraries, and identity
  • HTTPS and security middleware
  • GDPR
  • HttpClientFactory
  • Thank you

Taught by

Phil Japikse

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