Setting up the project

The first thing we need to do is to download the .NET Core SDK, unless the release we want to use is already shipped with Visual Studio 2017. We can download the latest version from either the official Microsoft URL, that is,, or from the official GitHub project page, at

The installation is very straightforward, just follow the wizard until the end to get the job done:

Once installed, launch Visual Studio 2017 and create a new ASP.NET Core Web Application project. Let's do that by following the mentioned steps:

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