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ADAM FREEMAN, Pro ASP.NET Core MVC , 10.1007/978-1-4842-0397-2_14

14. Configuring Applications

Adam Freeman

(1)Milton Keynes MK6 3PA, UK

The topic of configuration may not seem interesting, but it reveals a lot about how MVC applications work and how HTTP requests are handled. Resist the temptation to skip this chapter, and take the time to understand the way that the configuration system shapes MVC web applications. It is worth your time and will give you a solid foundation for understanding the chapters that follow.

If you have used earlier versions of ASP.NET, one of most striking changes to ASP.NET Core is the way that an application is configured. A whole set of files—Global.asax, FilterConfig.cs, and RouteConfig.cs—are gone ...

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