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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

Creating the Blazor Server project

Let's go ahead and add a new Blazor Server project within the existing project solution. In the Visual Studio menu, select File | New | Project. Alternatively, you can also right-click on the solution to add a new project. In the Create a new project dialog field, select Blazor App, as shown in the following screenshot:

Figure 6.1 – Creating a new Blazor app project

Click Next. In the next screen, you can configure the name and location path for your project. In this example, we will just name the project BlazorServer.Web. Click Create and you should be presented with the following dialog:

Figure 6.2 – Creating a new Blazor Server app project

Select the Blazor Server App template, leave the default configuration as is, and then click Create. Visual Studio should scaffold the necessary files needed to build the Blazor Server app, as shown in the following screenshot: