ASP.NET Core Features and Advantages


In this post on ASP.NET Core Features and Advantages, I will discuss the core features of ASP.NET technology that make it a choice for web developers.


Basically, ASP.NET Core is another version of ASP.NET. Also, it is open-source and available on Windows, Linux, and MacOS platform.

The following section describes ASP.NET Core Features and Advantages.

ASP.NET Core Features

  1. Open-Source
  2. Excellent Performance
  3. Support for Containerization
  4. Several Hosting Options
  5. Dependency Injection Support
  6. Support of Microsoft Azure Cloud Platform

Open-Source Framework

Since ASP.NET Core is an open-source framework, you can start working with it by just downloading and installing, irrespective of the platform you are using.

Excellence Performance

In fact, it is more versatile, easier to maintain, and supports hardware-related instructions. All these features contribute to high performance.

Container Support

Since ASP.NET Core supports containers, you can deploy your applications in Docker and Kubernetes.


Apart from IIS, there are many hosting options available for ASP.NET Core application such as Apache Web Server, Containers, or self-hosting.

Dependency Injection

Since ASP.NET Core supports dependencies to be injected, it promotes loose coupling. hence, this feature improves the maintainability, and testability of the application.

Cloud Support

In addition, ASP.NET has built-in support for development on cloud platform.

Advantages of ASP.NET Core

  1. Since it is open-source, anyone can use it easily.
  2. Bug-fixing is easy and fast.
  3. It provides flexibility in development. Because a number of hosting options and web servers are available to host an ASP.NET Core application.
  4. As can be seen, many different kinds of applications can be built using ASP.NET Core including hybrid and native applications.
  5. Besides, the applications are more maintainable and easier to test.

Apart from all these advantages and features, ASP.NET Core also provides all features of traditional ASP.NET including

  1. Cross-Platform Support
  2. Side-By-Side Execution
  3. Multiple Browser Support
  4. Separation of Code and UI
  5. Cross-Language Interoperability
  6. Portability
  7. Support for MVC Architecture
  8. WebSockets
  9. Web API
  10. Finally, you can also build ASP.NET Core applications using Visual Studio

Further Reading

Parameter and ParameterCollection in ADO.NET

Database Manipulation Using DataGrid

Example of Button and Link Button Control in ASP.NET

Example of Chart Control in ASP.NET

Creating a DataTable from a DataReader in ASP.NET

Deleting a Record using DataGrid Control in ASP.NET

Edit a Record Using DataGrid Control in ASP.NET

Insert a Record Using ItemCommand Event in DataGrid

CRUD Operations with DataGrid in ASP.NET

Creating Columns in a DataGrid Control

XML Documents and DataSet in ASP.NET

Code Render Block in ASP.NET

ASP.NET Core Features and Advantages

Display Images Using DataList Control

Adding Images Using Image Control

Creating a Group of Radio Buttons Using RadioButtonList Control

Example of Button Control in ASP.NET

Using MD5 Hash Algorithm

ItemDataBound Event in DataList

More Features of DataList in ASP.NET

A Simple Example of Using a DataList Control in ASP.NET

Properties and Methods of DataList Control in ASP.NET

ASP.NET Practice Exercise

Exploring DataList Control in ASP.NET

Custom Validator Control in ASP.NET

Validation Summary Control in ASP.NET

Validation Controls Examples – RequiredFieldValidator, CompareValidator, and RangeValidator

An Example of Data Binding with RadioButtonList Control

Binding Data to Web Control in ADO.NET

Examples of AdRotator Control in ASP.NET

Examples of Validation Controls in ASP.NET

Overview of MVC architecture in ASP.NET


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