Getting Started

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Open Source Stack

One of the biggest changes to ASP.NET and the .NET Framework, the runtime used by ASP.NET is that ASP.NET Core 1.0 and .NET Core are open-source projects, meaning the pieces of the stack, from collections classes to MVC to the underlying runtime execution environment, are all open source. The benefits are obvious in that the community is able to contribute to the stack, either in the form of new features or bug fixes, or even using the source code to help debug framework classes.

Cross-platform ASP.NET Apps

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