ASP.NET Core in Action 3E

  • 32h 48m 53s
  • Andrew Lock
  • Manning Publications
  • 2024

Build professional-grade full-stack web applications using C# and ASP.NET Core.

In ASP.NET Core in Action, Third Edition you’ll learn how to:

  • Build minimal APIs for serving JSON to client-side applications
  • Create dynamic, server-side rendered applications using Razor Pages
  • User authentication and authorization
  • Store data using Entity Framework Core
  • Unit and integration tests for ASP.NET Core applications
  • Write custom middleware and components

Fully updated to ASP.NET Core 7.0! In ASP.NET Core in Action, Third Edition Microsoft MVP Andrew Lock teaches you how you can use your C# and .NET skills to build amazing cross-platform web applications. This revised bestseller reveals the latest .NET patterns, including minimal APIs and minimal hosting. Even if you've never worked with ASP.NET, you'll start creating productive cross-platform web apps fast. Illustrations and annotated code make learning visual and easy.

About the technology

The ASP.NET Core web framework delivers everything you need to build professional-quality web applications. With productivity-boosting libraries for server-side rendering, secure APIs, easy data access and more, you’ll spend your time implementing features instead of researching syntax and tracking down bugs. This book is your guide.

About the book

ASP.NET Core in Action, Third Edition shows you how to create production-grade web applications with ASP.NET Core 7.0. You’ll learn from hands-on examples, insightful illustrations, and nicely explained code. Updated coverage in this Third Edition includes creating minimal APIs, securing APIs with bearer tokens, WebApplicationBuilder, and more.

About the Author

Andrew Lock is a Microsoft MVP who has worked with ASP.NET Core since before its first release.

In this Audiobook

  • Chapter 1 - Getting started with ASP.NET Core
  • Chapter 2 - Understanding ASP.NET Core
  • Chapter 3 - Your first application
  • Chapter 4 - Handling requests with the middleware pipeline
  • Chapter 5 - Creating a JSON API with minimal APIs
  • Chapter 6 - Mapping URLs to endpoints using routing
  • Chapter 7 - Model binding and validation in minimal APIs
  • Chapter 8 - An introduction to dependency injection
  • Chapter 9 - Registering services with dependency injection
  • Chapter 10 - Configuring an ASP.NET Core application
  • Chapter 11 - Documenting APIs with OpenAPI
  • Chapter 12 - Saving data with Entity Framework Core
  • Chapter 13 - Creating a website with Razor Pages
  • Chapter 14 - Mapping URLs to Razor Pages using routing
  • Chapter 15 - Generating responses with page handlers in Razor Pages
  • Chapter 16 - Binding and validating requests with Razor Pages
  • Chapter 17 - Rendering HTML using Razor views
  • Chapter 18 - Building forms with Tag Helpers
  • Chapter 19 - Creating a website with MVC controllers
  • Chapter 20 - Creating an HTTP API using web API controllers
  • Chapter 21 - The MVC and Razor Pages filter pipeline
  • Chapter 22 - Creating custom MVC and Razor Page filters
  • Chapter 23 - Authentication: Adding users to your application with Identity
  • Chapter 24 - Authorization: Securing your application
  • Chapter 25 - Authentication and authorization for APIs
  • Chapter 26 - Monitoring and troubleshooting errors with logging
  • Chapter 27 - Publishing and deploying your application
  • Chapter 28 - Adding HTTPS to an application
  • Chapter 29 - Improving your application’s security
  • Chapter 30 - Building ASP.NET Core apps with the generic host and Startup
  • Chapter 31 - Advanced configuration of ASP.NET Core
  • Chapter 32 - Building custom MVC and Razor Pages components
  • Chapter 33 - Calling remote APIs with IHttpClientFactory
  • Chapter 34 - Building background tasks and services
  • Chapter 35 - Testing applications with xUnit
  • Chapter 36 - Testing ASP.NET Core applications
  • Appendix A: Preparing your development environment