ASP.NET Core is a framework for building cloud based applications. It is open source, and cross platform. You can use it to build web applications and IoT apps as well as backends. You can use any of your favorite developer tools for Windows, Mac OS or Linux to deploy to either the cloud or on-premises.
So why choose ASP.NET Core?
ASP.NET Core represents the next generation of ASP.NET. Designed for producing dynamic web pages, millions choose ASP.NET. Developed by Microsoft and first released in January 2002, version 1.0 of the .NET language was the successor to ASP or “Active Server Pages”. ASP.NET Core is a redesign based on ASP.NET 4.x. It includes architectural changes, leading to a leaner modular framework.
Features include a no-compile experience for developers because compilations is continuous. It uses Open Web Interface for .NET and is host-agnostic. Its cross platform, meaning ASP.NET Core apps can be built and run on Windows, Mac and Linux equally. It is cloud-optimized (optimized for the internet) and features a light weight modular HTTP request pipeline.
.NET Core 2.0
The most recent version was announced in August of 2017. It included more API’s, more project templates, more distros, simplified packaging and Visual Studio for Mac support. Among other big improvements it is also the fastest verion of .NET ever.
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