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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)

Practicing and exploring

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

Exercise 7.1 – Test your knowledge

Use the web to answer the following questions:

  1. What is the difference between localization, globalization, and internationalization?
  2. What is the smallest measurement of time available in .NET?
  3. How long is a “tick” in .NET?
  4. In what scenario might you use a DateOnly value instead of a DateTime value?
  5. For a time zone, what does its BaseUtcOffset property tell you?
  6. How can you get information about the local time zone in which your code is executing?
  7. For a DateTime value, what does its Kind property tell you?
  8. How can you control the current culture for your executing code?
  9. What is the ISO culture code for Welsh?
  10. How do localization resource file fallbacks work?