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Apps and Services with .NET 7

By : Mark J. Price
Book Image

Apps and Services with .NET 7

By: Mark J. Price

Overview of this book

Apps and Services with .NET 7 is for .NET 6 and .NET 7 developers who want to kick their C# and .NET understanding up a gear by learning the practical skills and knowledge they need to build real-world applications and services. It covers specialized libraries that will help you monitor and improve performance, secure your data and applications, and internationalize your code and apps. With chapters that put a variety of technologies into practice, including Web API, OData, gRPC, GraphQL, SignalR, and Azure Functions, this book will give you a broader scope of knowledge than other books that often focus on only a handful of .NET technologies. It covers the latest developments, libraries, and technologies that will help keep you up to date. You’ll also leverage .NET MAUI to develop mobile apps for iOS and Android as well as desktop apps for Windows and macOS.
Table of Contents (23 chapters)

Practicing and exploring

Test your knowledge and understanding by answering some questions, getting some hands-on practice, and exploring this chapter’s topics with deeper research.

Exercise 10.1 – Test your knowledge

Answer the following questions:

  1. What transport protocol does an OData service use?
  2. Why is an OData service more flexible than a traditional ASP.NET Core Web API service?
  3. What must you do to an action method in an OData controller to enable query strings to customize what it returns?
  4. What URL path would return customers in Germany who have made more than one order?
  5. How do you get related entities?

Exercise 10.2 – Explore topics

Use the links on the following page to learn more detail about the topics covered in this chapter: