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ASP.NET Core 5 for Beginners

By : Andreas Helland, Vincent Maverick Durano, Jeffrey Chilberto, Ed Price
Book Image

ASP.NET Core 5 for Beginners

By: Andreas Helland, Vincent Maverick Durano, Jeffrey Chilberto, Ed Price

Overview of this book

ASP.NET Core 5 for Beginners is a comprehensive introduction for those who are new to the framework. This condensed guide takes a practical and engaging approach to cover everything that you need to know to start using ASP.NET Core for building cloud-ready, modern web applications. The book starts with a brief introduction to the ASP.NET Core framework and highlights the new features in its latest release, ASP.NET Core 5. It then covers the improvements in cross-platform support, the view engines that will help you to understand web development, and the new frontend technologies available with Blazor for building interactive web UIs. As you advance, you’ll learn the fundamentals of the different frameworks and capabilities that ship with ASP.NET Core. You'll also get to grips with securing web apps with identity implementation, unit testing, and the latest in containers and cloud-native to deploy them to AWS and Microsoft Azure. Throughout the book, you’ll find clear and concise code samples that illustrate each concept along with the strategies and techniques that will help to develop scalable and robust web apps. By the end of this book, you’ll have learned how to leverage ASP.NET Core 5 to build and deploy dynamic websites and services in a variety of real-world scenarios.
Table of Contents (19 chapters)
Section 1 – Crawling
Section 2 – Walking
Section 3 – Running

Chapter 5: Getting Started with Blazor

In the previous chapter, we learned about the fundamentals of Razor View Engine and understood how it powers different web frameworks to render web UIs. We covered hands-on coding exercises to get a feel for both the MVC and Razor Pages web frameworks that ship with ASP.NET Core for building powerful web applications. In this chapter, we are going to look at the latest addition to the ASP.NET Core web framework – Blazor.

The Blazor web framework is a huge topic; this book splits the topic into two chapters for you to easily grasp the core concepts and fundamentals needed for you to get started with the framework. By the time you've finished both chapters, you will know how Blazor applications can be used in concert with various technologies to build powerful and dynamic web applications.

Here are the topics that we'll cover in this chapter:

  • Understanding the Blazor web framework
  • Understanding the goal of what...