CHAPTER 14

The ASP.NET Core Runtime Environment

Conscience does make cowards of us all; and thus the native hue of resolution is sicklied over with the pale cast of thought.

William Shakespeare, “Hamlet”

In Chapter 2, “The First ASP.NET Core Project,” we opened the ASP.NET Core machine hood and had our first look at it. In doing so, we learned that the runtime environment and the pipeline through which any requests pass is quite different from what is found in past versions of ASP.NET. Also, the new ASP.NET Core runtime environment is empowered by a system-provided, embedded Dependency Injection (DI) infrastructure that silently watches, as a ghost friend, over all the steps of processing an incoming request.

In this chapter, we take it further ...

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