Getting started with .NET core

In this course, you’ll get to grips with the fundamentals of ASP.NET Core.

Course description

Have you been looking for a sudden and easy way to get up and running with the .NET Core and don’t want to go through a devastating amount of material to get your environment ready? This course will help you build your first app and guide you through a step-by-step program. Are you ready to start your journey on building amazing .NET Core Applications? Follow us on exploring this cutting-edge, cross-platform framework.


Lab files

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Files needed for the activities in this path.

Writing Secure Code in ASP.NET handbook

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Author and pathway

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In this video, you’ll have a short introduction to the author and what to expect from this course.


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Are you ready to start your journey on building amazing .NET Core applications? Follow us in exploring this cutting-edge, cross-platform framework.

What is ASP.NET Core?

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The first video explains what .NET Core is, the history of how .NET Core came to be and what .NET Core enables developers to do.

A look at environment setup

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In this video, we set up the environment to start working with .NET Core. We install the .NET Core SDK and the Visual Studio IDE.

Differences between .NET Core and .NET Framework

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This video outlines some of the main differences between the .NET Core and .NET Framework, which one to use and how to approach migrating and future projects.

Building your first .NET Core application

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This video reviews a basic application line-by-line and builds the first .NET Core application that puts everything from this course together.

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