Chapter 5: Using IHostedService and BackgroundService
This fifth chapter isn't really about customization; it's more about a feature you can use to create background services to run tasks asynchronously inside your application. I use this feature to regularly fetch data from a remote service in a small ASP.NET Core application.
We'll examine the following topics:
- Introducing IHostedService
- Introducing BackgroundService
- Implementing the new Worker Service projects
The topics of this chapter refer to the Host layer of the ASP.NET Core architecture:
Figure 5.1 – ASP.NET Core architecture
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