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Apps and Services with .NET 7

By : Mark J. Price
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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)

Building a .NET console app client

You have just seen a .NET service hosting a SignalR hub, and a JavaScript client exchanging messages with other clients via that SignalR hub. Now, let’s create a .NET client for SignalR.

Creating a .NET client for SignalR

We will use a console app, although any .NET project type would need the same package reference and implementation code:

  1. Use your preferred code editor to add a new project, as defined in the following list:
    • Project template: Console Application/console
    • Workspace/solution file and folder: Chapter13
    • Project file and folder: Northwind.SignalR.Client.Console
  2. Add a package reference for the ASP.NET Core SignalR client and a project reference for Northwind.Common, and globally and statically import the System.Console class, as shown in the following markup:
      <PackageReference Include="Microsoft.AspNetCore.SignalR.Client&quot...