Lots have changed in the new ASP.NET Core world. From the project structure to the hosting model to the improved Razor engine, the Microsoft team introduced a slew of changes that is more apt for modern web development geared toward the cloud.

On of the big changes is the configuration model. In a non-core ASP.NET project, we store configuration settings in the appsettings section of web.config. This is no longer the case in ASP.NET core projects. In this post we will take a detailed look at the new configuration model.

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