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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 6: Exploring the Blazor Web Framework

In the previous chapter, we learned what Blazor is all about and also learned about the different hosting models that the framework offers. We started building the backend application using the ASP.NET Core web API, EF Core, and SignalR. In this chapter, we will build the remaining pieces to complete our goal.

Here is a list of the main topics that will be covered in this chapter:

  • Creating the Blazor Server Project
  • Creating the Blazor Web Assembly project

By the end of this chapter, you will have learned how to build a tourist spot application to learn Blazor in conjunction with various technologies with the aid of hands-on practical examples.

Technical requirements

This chapter follows on from the previous chapter, so before diving into this chapter, make sure that you've read Chapter 5, Getting Started with Blazor, and understand the goal of what we are going to achieve for building a sample application...