Asp.net Core Name
asp.net core has been named with several code names like asp.net vNext, asp.net 5 however, to make it clearer to state asp.net core is not next version or an update to an existing asp.net 4.x they named it as asp.net core.
Asp.net Core Components
asp.net core, asp.net mvc 6.x, entity framework 7.x, identity core and razor core are some of the components in asp.net core.
Asp.net Core IDEVisual studio commuity edition is the most popular tool to develop asp.net core application on windows platform. Since asp.net core is cross platform, you can use visual studio code to develop and host asp.net core application on non-windows platforms.
Asp.net Core Performance
Asp.net core promises better performance and you can review performance benchmarks that compares asp.net core with other compititors like asp.net 4.6, nodejs, scala, netty etc. So you can expect best performance with Asp.net core
Asp.net Core Middleware
Asp.net core comes with a new middle ware to modify asp.net core execution pipeline. Middleware approach compared to previous version of asp.net offers better modularity. You can write your own custom middleware modules that can be configured in startup. You can find out more about middleware in asp.net core documentation
In this article, we covered some basic introduction to Asp.net core. Want to know more? please let us know through comments what more topics you want to see in Asp.net core and we will try to cover them