ASP.NET Core is new, rebuilt from the ground up, according to more modern practices. This might or might not increase your programming power and your ability to address customers’ concerns. Nobody can realistically answer that question on your behalf. This column of Dino Esposito attempts to clear the ground from any hype, benchmarks, and technology focus and go straight to the substance of things. If you’re OK with the current platform, which aspects of ASP.NET Core can capture your attention?