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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 Blazor data component

In this section, we will build a component to list, create, and edit employees in the Northwind database.

We will build it over several steps:

  1. Make a Blazor component that renders the name of an employee set as a parameter.
  2. Make it work as a routable page as well as a component.
  3. Implement the functionality to perform CRUD operations on employees in a database.
  4. Build and call a Minimal API web service.

We will add the new component to the existing Blazor WebAssembly client project:

  1. In the Northwind.BlazorWasm.Client project, in the Pages folder, add a new file named Employees.razor. In Visual Studio, the project item template is named Razor Component.
  2. Add statements to output a heading for the Employees component and define a code block that defines a property to store the name of a country, as shown highlighted in the following markup:
    <h3>Employees @(string.IsNullOrWhiteSpace...