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Mastering ABP Framework

By : Halil İbrahim Kalkan
Book Image

Mastering ABP Framework

By: Halil İbrahim Kalkan

Overview of this book

ABP Framework is a complete infrastructure for creating modern web applications by following software development best practices and conventions. With ABP's high-level framework and ecosystem, you can implement the Don’t Repeat Yourself (DRY) principle and focus on your business code. Written by the creator of ABP Framework, this book will help you to gain a complete understanding of the framework and modern web application development techniques. With step-by-step explanations of essential concepts and practical examples, you'll understand the requirements of a modern web solution and how ABP Framework makes it enjoyable to develop your own solutions. You'll discover the common requirements of enterprise web application development and explore the infrastructure provided by ABP. Throughout the book, you’ll get to grips with software development best practices for building maintainable and modular web solutions. By the end of this book, you'll be able to create a complete web solution that is easy to develop, maintain, and test.
Table of Contents (24 chapters)
Part 1: Introduction
Part 2: Fundamentals of ABP Framework
Part 3: Implementing Domain–Driven Design
Part 4: User Interface and API Development
Part 5: Miscellaneous

Understanding the theming system

ABP provides a theming system for the Blazor UI, as explained when we covered the MVC/Razor Pages UI in Chapter 12, Working with MVC/Razor Pages. The theme system brings flexibility, so we can develop our applications and modules without depending on a particular UI theme/style.

All of the ABP themes for the Blazor UI use a set of base libraries. The fundamental base library is Bootstrap, whose components are designed to work with JavaScript. Fortunately, some component libraries wrap the Bootstrap components and provide a simpler .NET API, which is more suitable for use in Blazor applications.

One of these component libraries is Blazorise. It is actually an abstraction library and can work with multiple providers such as Bootstrap, Bulma, and Ant Design. ABP startup templates use the Bootstrap provider of the Blazorise library.

You can learn more about Blazorise and see the components in action on its website: The following...