.NET Core for Web Services

Learn to build web services with .NET Core, the future of .NET.

Overview

This course introduces programmers that are already familiar with .NET technologies to the new .NET Core platform. Delegates will learn to write cross platform web applications using C#, Entity Framework Core and ASP .NET Core.

An optional primer on the newest C# features brings delegates C# skills up to date.

Outline

Introduction

  • The History and Evolution of .NET
  • Platforms, Frameworks and Targeting
  • .NET Standard
  • .NET Core
  • Entity Framework Core
  • ASP .NET Core

Setting up the Environment

  • Installing the SDK and CLI
  • Extending the Command Line
  • Visual Studio Code vs Visual Studio
  • Visual Studio Code Extensions
  • JetBrains Project Rider
  • Project JSON vs MSBuild
  • Running Hello World

Refresher of Latest C# Syntax

  • Async / Await
  • Caller and Element Information
  • Improved Auto-properties
  • Expression Bodied Functions
  • Static Imports
  • Null-conditional and Null-coalescing operators
  • String Interpolation
  • Index Initialisers
  • Exception Filters

C# 7 Features

  • Improved ‘out’ parameters
  • Pattern Matching
  • Improved Tuple Support
  • Deconstructions
  • Local Functions
  • Literal Improvements
  • Ref returns and locals
  • Generalized Async return Type
  • More expression bodied members
  • Throw expressions

.NET Core Projects

  • Creating projects
  • Adding Dependencies
  • Writing Tests
  • Building, Testing and Running
  • Publishing with Runtime

ASP .NET Core

  • Differences with ASP .NET
  • Kestrel
  • Building Services
  • Dependency Injection
  • Middleware
  • Routing and MVC
  • Razor in ASP .NET Core
  • Logging and Debugging
  • Building an Angular 2 SPA
  • Authentication

Entity Framework Core

  • Differences with Entity Framework
  • Dependency Injection
  • Database Providers
  • Logging and Debugging
  • Performance Implications
  • Migrations

Requirements

Delegates should have a minimum of two years experience with .NET with exposure to ASP .NET and Entity Framework.

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