C# 7 and .NET Core 2.0 Recipes

Video description

Catch up with the latest improvements in C# and .NET Core

About This Video

  • Introduction to C# and all the new features that C# 7 brings, like tuples and pattern matching
  • Developing web applications with ASP.NET Core 2.0 in combination with the Entity Framework Core
  • Advanced C# Programming concepts like delegates, lambda expressions, and LINQ


C# is a multi-paradigm programming language providing support for software engineering principles such as strong type checking, array bound checking, automatic garbage collection, and more. C# 7 comes with a host of new features to build powerful cross-platform applications. Also, the ASP.NET is the web application framework through which you can develop web applications.

In this course, you will learn everything you need to know to start developing applications using the newest features that come with C# 7 as well as the newest version of the .NET Core. The course will start with a quick introduction to C# and .NET that will prepare you for what comes next. You will then learn about the new features of C# 7. Following that, you will get in-depth knowledge of ASP.NET Core along with the new version of the Entity Framework. Next, we will discuss some more advanced concepts of C# like delegates, lambda expressions, and LINQ.

From this course, you’ll learn newest features of C# and ASP.NET. You’ll be developing the web applications with ASP.NET. Also, learn the advanced C# programming concepts.

What you will learn

  • Learn the fundamentals of C#
  • Understand the new features of C# 7, why they are needed and how to make the best use of them
  • You will learn how to develop fast, scalable web applications with C# 7 and ASP.NET Core 2.0
  • Use the Entity Framework to make working with databases seem like a walk in the park
  • Introduced to delegates & lambda expressions
  • Explore an alternative way of working with large collections
  • You will extend .NET built-in types with Extension methods

Who should take this course

This course is for developers with prior programming knowledge who want to work with C# and .NET Core. It's also for experienced C# developers who want to get up-to-speed with the latest changes in C# and ASP.NET Core and/or want to get more in-depth knowledge of advanced C# concepts.

About the author

Dimitris Loukas is a software engineer currently writing Single Page Applications and APIs using Aurelia, ASP.NET Core and Entity Framework for a trading software firm. He is also finishing his Computer Science studies at the University of Athens. He has worked for two startups in the past, he is active in the open source community and loves taking up small side projects. He is fascinated by modern JavaScript, C# and the .NET Core.

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GitHub Link

The code bundle for this video course is available at - https://github.com/PacktPublishing/C-7-and-.NET-Core-2.0-Recipes

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Table of contents

  1. Chapter 1 : C# and the .NET Core
    1. The Course Overview 00:04:00
    2. Introduction to C# and .NET Core 00:04:25
    3. Getting Your Environment Setup 00:05:35
    4. Creating a Command Line Application in C# 7 00:07:01
  2. Chapter 2 : Getting Started with .NET Core
    1. Installing .NET Core on Windows 00:03:28
    2. Installing .NET Core on Mac 00:07:57
    3. Installing .NET Core on Linux 00:08:01
    4. Building a Sample Web Application in .NET Core 00:10:03
  3. Chapter 3 : Introduction to C#
    1. Built-in Types 00:12:31
    2. Creating Methods in C# 00:10:42
    3. Creating Classes in C# 00:12:16
    4. Inheritance in C# 00:06:57
    5. Interfaces in C# 00:10:54
    6. Creating Enums 00:02:31
    7. Structs in C# 00:05:12
    8. Working with Generics in C# 00:09:06
    9. Type Checking in C# 00:05:21
    10. Garbage Collection in C# 00:04:23
    11. Working with Files in C# 00:10:13
  4. Chapter 4 : Exploring the New Features of C# 7
    1. Building Tuples in C# 00:06:34
    2. Pattern Matching in C# 00:10:18
    3. Ref Locals and Returns 00:05:16
    4. Inline out Variables 00:02:29
    5. Local Functions 00:04:01
    6. Expression Bodied Members 00:04:23
    7. Throw Expressions 00:03:30
    8. Generalized Async Return Types 00:04:19
    9. Digit Separators 00:04:19
  5. Chapter 5 : Exploring the New Features of ASP.NET Core 2.0
    1. What’s New in ASP.NET Core 2.0 00:05:49
    2. Application Startup 00:11:10
    3. Middleware 00:10:29
    4. Routing and Views 00:12:16
    5. Dependency Injection 00:08:15
    6. Model Validation 00:12:41
    7. Identity 00:11:03
    8. Razor Pages 00:08:21
  6. Chapter 6 : Exploring Entity Framework Core
    1. What is an O\RM 00:05:18
    2. The Database Context 00:08:35
    3. Migrations 00:08:15
    4. Creating a CRUD Service 00:16:19
  7. Chapter 7 : Advanced Programming with C# 7
    1. Delegates and Lambda Expressions 00:09:10
    2. Threads and Parallelism 00:11:28
    3. LINQ 00:12:39
    4. Extension Methods 00:06:55

Product information

  • Title: C# 7 and .NET Core 2.0 Recipes
  • Author(s): Dimitris Loukas
  • Release date: August 2017
  • Publisher(s): Packt Publishing
  • ISBN: 9781787289444