Develop and deploy modern cross-platform web applications with ASP.NET CoreAbout This BookDevelop modern web applications from scratchIntegrate server-side and client-side code with modern toolsBe prepared for the real world with unit tests and cloud deploymentWho This Book Is ForThis book is for software developers who have experience in .NET, preferably with C# or some other Object-Oriented Programming Language, which is required in order to build ASP.NET Core web applications. A basic understanding of web application development is also essential.What You Will LearnDevelop ASP.NET web applications from scratchUse MVC to build all parts of a web applicationUse Web API to support browsers and mobile appsSimplify development with client-side toolsUse Entity Framework to integrate with your databaseImplement Dependency Injection to build testable softwareBuild web solutions with performance and security in mindDeploy to the cloud and scale with easeIn DetailASP.NET Core is the latest collection of Microsoft's web application development technologies. When you're trying to reach a broad spectrum of users with a robust web application, ASP.NET Core is there to help you build that application. With the ability to cater to users on desktop, tablet, or smartphone platforms, you can put together a solution that works well anywhere.This book is what you need to get started developing ASP.NET Core applications was quickly as possible; starting by introducing the software and how it can be used in today's modern world of web applications and smartphone apps. Walking you through the benefits of a Web API to support both applications and mobile apps to give you a solid understanding of the tech to build upon as you see what ASP.NET Core can do for you.The book wraps up with practical guidelines for the use of database technologies, unit tests, security best practices, and cloud deployments for the real world.Style and approachThis is a comprehensive guide for .NET developers to build the next generation of web apps. This book can be read from start to finish, but you can also come back to any chapter for a quick refresher, as each chapter is modularized for specific concepts.