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ASP.Net to ASP.Net Core 2 - 5 things to know

When I first heard about ASP.NET Core I couldn't wait to try it. But for me, v1 and v1.1 just didn't have enough APIs. Welcome ASP.NET Core 2! The ASP.NET Core 1 framework had around 14-16 thousand APIs available. With ASP.NET Core 2 that number is now in the region of 36 thousand. With that I have started to move over some of my personal projects and wanted to jot down some of the biggest changes from ASP.NET. Dependency Injection is baked in When building any kind of large scalable application, dependency injection (DI) should be in the mix. With ASP.NET Core, Microsoft has taken away the pa…

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Creating an ASP.NET Core app on a Mac

Coming from a Windows background I took the plunge recently and swapped to a Mac. This gives the perfect opportunity to get into .NET Core! In this post I'm going to take you through getting everything setup and creating your first app. Prerequisites Lets just go over a few things to get us started .Net Core Now we have chosen an editor the next thing we need to do is install .Net Core iteself. Regardless of which editor you choose this step will install the required command line tools or project templates to get started. Head over here to download the SDK and follow the installation steps. No…

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