. NET Core - Environment Setup
.Net core tutorial
.NET Core - Environment configuration
In this chapter, we have the configuration of the .NET Core environment. This is a major overhaul of the .NET Framework. To use .NET Core in your application, you can use two versions:
- Visual Studio 2015
- Visual Studio 2017 RC
Visual Studio 2015
To use Visual Studio 2015, you must have the following installed -
- Microsoft Visual Studio 2015 Update 3
- Microsoft .NET Core 1.0.1 - VS 2015 Tooling Preview 2
Microsoft provides a free version of Visual Studio which also contains SQL Server and can be downloaded from https: //www.visualstudio.com/en-us/downloads/download-visual-studio-vs.aspx " and Microsoft .NET Core 1.0.1 - VS 2015 Tooling Preview 2 can be downloaded from https: //www.visualstudio.com/downloads/
You can also follow the installation instructions on the following URL https: //www.microsoft.com/net/core/#windowsvs2017 ""
Installing Visual Studio 2015
Follow these steps to install Visual Studio 2015 -
Step 1 - After the download is complete, run the installer. The following dialog box appears.
Step 2 - Click on Install to start the installation process.
Step 3 - Once the installation is complete, you will see thenext dialog box.
Step 4 - Close this dialog and restart your computer if necessary.
Step 5 - Open Visual Studio from the Start menu; the following dialog will be displayed. It may take a few minutes to load and finally be used for the first time.
Step 6 - Once loaded you will see the screen next.
Step 7 - After Visual Studio installation is complete, close Visual Studio and launch Microsoft .NET Core - VS 2015 Tooling Preview 2.
Step 8 - Check the box and click Install.
Step 9 - After installation is complete you will see the dialog next.
You are now ready to start your application using .NET Core.
Visual Studio 2017
In this tutorial, we'll be using Visual Studio 2015, but if you want to use Visual Studio 2017, an experimental version of .NET Core tools for Visual Studio is included in Visual Studio 2017 RC and you can see the installation instructions here https: / /www.microsoft.com/net/core/#windowsvs2017 ""