Learn Microservices - ASP.NET Core and Docker
Learn Microservices - ASP.NET Core and Docker
Be ready for coding away next week
About the Book
You're a developer who knows nothing to Microservices. Which is fine, except that you need to start coding your next Microservices-based application using ASP.NET Core and Docker.
Don't worry: I have you covered. I've been training hundreds of developers like you during 16 years, and converted my experience into this book. I know from experience teaching what takes more time to learn in Microservices, and will spend time only where appropriate.
Plus this book is packed with exercises which build up into a full project: you develop two interdependent Microservices, each exposing a CRUD JSON API. You publish them in a Docker repository and run them in Docker.
Read this book, and you can code your Microservices within a week. Or your money back.
- What this book is not
- How to read this book
- Tools you need
- Source code
1. Why microservices?
- 1.1 What are they?
- 1.2 Microservices induce complexity
2. Microservices as seen from the client
- 2.1 HTTP
- 2.2 Payloads
- 2.3 Do you speak JSON
- 2.4 Client types
- 2.5 Manual testing
- 2.6 Exercise - Invoke a microservice manually
- 2.7 Exercise solution
3. Microservices server-side
- 3.1 About coding the server
- 3.2 There comes .NET Core
- 3.3 Introduction to ASP.NET Core
- 3.4 ASP.NET Core Web API
- 3.5 Exercise - Create a train scheduling service
- 3.6 Exercise solution
4. Database access using Entity Framework Core
- 4.1 Introduction to Entity Framework Core
- 4.2 Scaffold your code and save time
- 4.3 Exercise - Extend the train scheduling service
- 4.4 Exercise solution
5. Adding UI server-side
- 5.1 To UI or not to UI
- 5.2 UI scaffolding with Visual Studio
- 5.3 Exercise - Add a UI to the train scheduling service
- 5.4 Exercise solution
6. Invoking a service from .NET and .NET Core
- 6.1 .NET Clients
- 6.2 Demo: consume the microservice from a WPF client
7. Invoking a service from another service
- 7.1 Same but different but same
- 7.2 Exercise - Create a ticketing service
- 7.3 Exercise solution
- 7.4 Exercise - Consume the scheduling service from the ticketing service
- 7.5 Exercise solution
- 7.6 Integration testing of the microservices created
8. Introduction to containers and Docker
- 8.1 Why do we need containers?
- 8.2 Virtualization could have been the panacea
- 8.3 Why containers perform better
- 8.4 Containers in practice
- 8.5 How containers solve problems
- 8.6 Containers as microservice hosts
- 8.7 Exercise - Run a Docker container
- 8.8 Exercise solution
9. Creating and running Docker images
- 9.1 How images are built
- 9.2 An ASP.NET Core Dockerfile
- 9.3 Multi-stage Dockerfiles
- 9.4 Exercise - Build and run your own Docker image
- 9.5 Exercise solution
10. Publishing images to Docker registries
- 10.1 Why bother with Registries?
- 10.2 Available Registries
- 10.3 Publishing an image
- 10.4 Exercise - Publish your services on Docker Hub
- 10.5 Exercise solution
11. Executing linked microservice containers in a Docker Swarm
- 11.1 The need for orchestrators
- 11.2 Orchestrators commonly used with Docker
- 11.3 Docker Swarm concepts
- 11.4 Creating a swarm
- 11.5 Configuring a stack
- 11.6 Deploying and managing a stack on a swarm
- 11.7 Exercise - Run the two services in a Docker Swarm
- 11.8 Exercise solution
- 11.9 Integration testing of the stack created
12. Microservice clusters using Docker Swarm
- 12.1 Demo: load-balancing the stack
- A word from the author
- The Learn collection
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