Best Approaches for Middleware

Middleware is one of the most powerful concepts in ASP.NET Core. For legacy ASP.NET developers, Middleware is a relatively new term. Before middleware, there were HTTP handlers and modules, which required separate code to configure through a web.config. Middleware is now considered a first-class citizen in an ASP.NET application, making it easier to maintain in a single code base. First introduced in ASP.NET Core 1.0, the common request and response concepts are considered pipelines for your applications with the ability to control a request and response’s body. This opens up a number of possibilities to create amazing features for your ASP.NET Core web applications.

At the beginning of this chapter, we’ll examine ...

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