Microsoft’s cloud hosting service, Azure, is really powerful. Visual Studio 2017 hooks directly into Azure, as does the .NET Core tooling. With that in mind, we’re going to publish a WebApi application to Azure and watch it fly.
Visual Studio 2107 was recently released.
In this blog post I guide you through installing it on Windows, and ways to use it even if you don’t run Windows (and don’t like the idea of dual booting or using a local VM). We’ll also build an extremely simple application together, because I’m nice like that.