Your first impression of configuration in ASP.NET Core may be that a tyrant of a coyote with ACME corporate sponsorship laid into the system with a box of explosives. You wouldn’t be wrong, but here’s why it was the right thing to do.
Configuration settings used to seem like such a chore and hadn’t improved significantly since the inception of ASP.NET. Big changes are in store in ASP.NET Core, and in this episode Monster James takes you through some of those changes.
ASP.NET Core projects can now absorb settings through all kinds of vehicles, including environment variables, JSON files or the new configuration store called user secrets.
The production code for this video is bn.