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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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Technical requirements

In this chapter, we’re going to need all of the technical requirements that were listed in the previous chapters, plus the following external libraries:

  • Microsoft.EntityFrameworkCore NuGet package
  • Microsoft.EntityFrameworkCore.Tools NuGet package
  • Microsoft.EntityFrameworkCore.SqlServer NuGet package
  • SQL Server 2019 (if we opt for the local SQL instance route)
  • MS Azure subscription (if we opt for the cloud database hosting route)

As always, it’s advisable to avoid installing these straight away. We’re going to bring them in during this chapter so that we can contextualize their purpose within our project.

The code files for this chapter can be found at