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Tuesday 16 May 2017
ASP.NET Core for ASP.NET developers
No, you didn’t get it wrong: the title is right because although the core web framework is still about controllers, views and routes, under the hood it's completely different. That said, despite all the hype and buzzwords, the new ASP.NET Core framework doesn't involve a sweeping set of changes for the average ASP.NET MVC developer. A few things are definitely different (data access via Entity Framework 7, configuration, security, diagnostics) but the whole thing is definitely concept-compatible. So why is it reckoned to be so important to the masses of developers? Because the runtime environment is completely different, and that's the key to possible improved performance and scalability. A new runtime environment also forces us to rewrite from scratch all custom components previously hosted in the pipeline, such as HTTP handlers and modules. This talks reveals the internals of the new ASP.NET Core runtime and what it means to write fresh middleware (like HTTP modules) for the new platform.
A long-time trainer and highly-rated consultant, Dino is the author of many popular books for Microsoft Press which have helped the professional growth of thousands of .NET developers and architects. CTO of a fast-growing company providing software and mobile services to professional sports, Dino is also a technical evangelist for JetBrains, where he focuses on Android and Kotlin development, and a member of the team that manages WURFL - the database of mobile devices used by organizations such as Google and Facebook. Recently, Dino co-authored (along with Andrea Saltarello) the second edition of bestseller Microsoft .NET: Architecting Applications for the Enterprise (Microsoft Press). @despos