ASP.NET Core and Docker in Azure - this Thursday


Whether your are dev, ops, or devops focused, "containers" - one the hottest topics today. That's why we are bringing another talk on the topic, with a little different spin that you've seen before. So come on by to learn more about this important topic with Bill Pratt on Containers on Azure. There will be pizza at 6:00, opening talk at 6:30, then Bill's featured talk 7-8:15. See you there! @bostonazure (


• NERD @ One Memorial Drive, 1st floor, Sampson/Paul - Theatre style

• Be sure to bring government-issued photo ID for admittance to the building


• 6:00 - 6:45 -- gather, grab food, socialize, or watch BOSTON AZURE THEATER which will feature part of the keynote from recent BUILD conference

• 6:50 - 8:15 -- featured talk - ASP.NET Core and Docker in Azure by Bill Pratt

• 8:15 - 8:30 -- Q&A, wrap-up, whatnot, then head home


ASP.NET Core is a new open-source and cross-platform framework for building modern cloud based internet connected. ASP.NET Core apps can run on .NET Core or on the full .NET Framework. It was architected to provide an optimized development framework for apps that are deployed to the cloud or run on-premises. You can develop and run your ASP.NET Core apps cross-platform on Windows, Mac and Linux.

It has never been easier to add Docker support to ASP.NET and ASP.NET Core applications. Even better, there are many options to host your Docker containers in Azure!

During this talk we will explore:

• ASP.NET Core

• Docker support for ASP.NET Core and ASP.NET

• Build efficient lightweight Docker images

• Deploy and host ASP.NET Core containers on Azure

This is a demo heavy talk. If you would like to follow along, the prerequisites are listed below.

• .NET Core: (

• Docker:

• Windows:

• Mac:

• Azure subscription:

• Visual Studio:

• Windows: Visual Studio 2017 Community

• Mac: Visual Studio for Mac


Bill Pratt

Lead Software Engineer at Vistaprint

Bill lives in the world of < angle brackets />, { curly braces }, rocket => ships and containers. He enjoys all things C#, ASP.NET Core, Docker, Azure and microservices. He is actively involved in the tech community and is passionate about giving back by sharing his learnings and thoughts.

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