Docker for ASP.NET Core MVC


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Course overview

Course type
Paid course
2 hours
20 lessons
Available on completion
Course author
Packt Publishing
  • Explore the Docker commands to use for your application
  • Build Container images with the docker command line
  • Explore the Dockerfile and docker build
  • Tag and run your first Docker image
  • Customize the dockerfile in your .net application
  • Add your database and link the containers
  • Write a build script to make your .NET core application data-driven and robust
  • Debug images into a container using Visual Studio
  • Use the kops tool to create a Kubernetes cluster in AWS
  • Deploy an image with kubectl in your application


Create an impressive .Net Application using Docker

Docker is the world’s leading software container platform. Developers use Docker to eliminate “it works on my machine” problems when collaborating on code with co-workers. Docker is a way of deploying and scaling applications inside a developer’s own virtual environment, in a completely isolated manner.

The course will guide you through setting up Docker on a Windows desktop, running your first ASP.NET Core Docker image, and becoming comfortable managing and running these images. We’ll give you more information on the options available to you for the desktop. Then we’ll show you how to run your containers with the Docker command line, exposing ports and environment variables. Moving on, you’ll build your very first ASP.NET Core application and add a database and linking containers. Then we’ll show you how to debug your .NET application by interacting with your Docker image and debugging it into a container using Visual Studio.

You’ll get a brief introduction to the vast options available to run Docker images inside the cloud: Azure, AWS, and Google Cloud. Finally, we’ll take a look at Kubernetes, an open source platform originally from Google for deploying, scaling, and managing containers, which is fast becoming the de facto docker management tool for running containers in the cloud.

About the Author

Chris Small a London based .NET and devops focused engineer currently working at Stepstone UK. He has 20 years experience in the software industry, working with .NET since the beta, and
beginning his career using classic ASP and the LAMP stack, where his favouritism for Linux began. Chris is a keen contributor to open source projects, maintaining the Roadkill Wiki .NET
project and contributing to and owning various other .NET and devops repositories, all found on Github.

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