ASP.NET Monsters #10: Loading Settings From a Database in ASP.NET Core
While configuration has been greatly simplified in ASP.NET Core, static JSON on the server won't provide an answer for all the situations all of the time. One such case is when you need to save and load configuration settings from a database so, here, we'll show you how.
In this episode, Monster James walks us through the components required to build out a simple, custom configuration provider that can read in your settings from a database. The Monsters also talk through the mechanics and importance of overriding values of settings when using multiple sources for configuration.
The production code for this episode is hh.