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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)

Setting up an ASP.NET Core MVC website

The Model-View-Controller (MVC) design pattern allows a clean separation between technical concerns, as shown in the following list:

  • Models: Classes that represent the data entities and view models used on the website.
  • Views: Razor files, that is, .cshtml files, that render data in view models into HTML web pages. Blazor uses the .razor file extension, but do not confuse them with Razor files!
  • Controllers: Classes that execute code when an HTTP request arrives at the web server. The controller methods usually create a view model that may contain entity models, and pass it to a view to generate an HTTP response to send back to the web browser or an other client.

Creating an ASP.NET Core MVC website

You will use a project template to create an ASP.NET Core MVC website project that has a local database for authenticating and authorizing users. Visual Studio 2022 defaults to using SQL Server LocalDB for the accounts...