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ASP.NET Core 6 and Angular - Fifth Edition

By : Valerio De Sanctis
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ASP.NET Core 6 and Angular - Fifth Edition

By: Valerio De Sanctis

Overview of this book

Every full-stack ninja needs the tools to operate on front-end and back-end application development. This web app development book takes a hands-on, project-based approach to provide you with all the tools and techniques that web developers need to create, debug, and deploy efficient web applications using ASP.NET Core and Angular. The fifth edition has been updated to cover advanced topics such as Minimal APIs, Web APIs with GraphQL, real-time updates with SignalR, and new features in .NET 6 and Angular 13. You begin by building a data model with Entity Framework Core, alongside utilizing the Entity Core Fluent API and EntityTypeConfiguration class. You'll learn how to fetch and display data and handle user input with Angular reactive forms and front-end and back-end validators for maximum effect. Later, you will perform advanced debugging and explore the unit testing features provided by (.NET 6) and Jasmine, as well as Karma for Angular. After adding authentication and authorization to your apps, you will explore progressive web applications, learning about their technical requirements, testing processes, and how to convert a standard web application to a PWA. By the end of this web development book, you will understand how to tie together the front-end and back-end to build and deploy secure and robust web applications.
Table of Contents (18 chapters)
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Preparing the workspace

The first thing we have to do is set up our workstation; it won’t be difficult because we only need a small set of essential tools. These include Visual Studio 2022, an updated Node.js runtime, a development web server (such as the built-in IIS Express), and a decent source code control system, such as Git. We will take the latter for granted as we most likely already have it up and running.

In the unlikely case you don’t, you should really make amends before moving on! Stop reading, go to,, or whichever online Source Code Management (SCM) service you like the most, create a free account, and spend some time learning how to effectively use these tools; you won’t regret it, that’s for sure.

In the next sections, we’ll set up the web application project, install or upgrade the packages and libraries, and build and eventually test the result of our work. However, before doing...