.NET Core is esentially a fork of the .NET Framework. It's been redesigned to offer better performance and many other features!
One of the main benefits is that it's cross platform. You can run your application on Windows, Linux, or MacOS. It offers a robust Microservice Architecture, is designed for scaleable systems and high performance applications. Simply put, you can mix microservices or services developed with .NET Framework, Java, Ruby, or other monolithic technologies and immediately increase your resources.
Retrieve your publishing profile using these steps
When you are ready to publish select Build > Publish from the top menu
Select Import Profile near the bottom left, browse for your publishing profile and select Open
Make sure Web Deploy is used and not FTP
On the summary page below select Configure
Click the Settings on the left. Make sure Deployment Mode is set to Self-Contained. Click Save
Note: .NET Core will not work with a free plan. The Self Contained Deployment uses over 100mb.
Tip: Are you looking into migrating your ASP.NET 4.5+ application to .NET Core? Be sure to check out some prerequisites found here!
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