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Web Forms Migration to Blazor in .NET Core

ASP.NET Web Forms framework has been the cornerstone technology of .Net for web development since the release of .Net Framework in 2002. ASP.NET Web Forms includes a layer of abstraction for developers so that you don’t need to care about HTML, JavaScript, or any other front-end technology. It provides a development flow similar to building desktop apps, a way for developers to build a web page by drag and drop, an event-driven programming model, and...

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Easy Xamarin Forms Auth with PKCE

OAuth 2.0 is a protocol that controls authorization to access a secured resource such as a native app, web app, or API server. For native applications, the recommended method for controlling access between your application and a resource server is the Authorization Code flow with a Proof Key for Code Exchange (PKCE). In this article, you will learn how to build a basic cross-platform application with Xamarin.Forms and implement Authorization Code flow with PKCE using...

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How to Use WebAuthn in C#

Nowadays, using a password for authentication is becoming less and less secure. Password attacks are becoming more sophisticated, and data breaches occur more frequently. Have I Been Pwned, the website where you can check if your account has been compromised in a data breach, contains more than 10 billion accounts and more than 600 million passwords. With 62% of users reusing passwords, a successful attack on one of the websites gives the attacker access to...

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Rider for C# - The Best Visual Studio Alternative IDE

When it comes to developing .NET apps, Visual Studio has historically been the default choice for .NET developers for two main reasons: Visual Studio is the official integrated development environment (IDE) from Microsoft, and There was no viable alternative to Visual Studio This all changed about three years ago when JetBrains, the company behind Resharper, one of the most popular Visual Studio extensions, released a new, cross-platform, and innovative IDE - Rider. The Rider IDE...

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How to Secure PII with Entity Framework Core

When the products we develop collect sensitive data, it’s essential to secure and safeguard it to protect user privacy and the user’s identity. Personally identifiable information (PII) is any data that can be used to identify a specific individual, such as name, email address, phone number, US Social Security number, birth date, and so on. Yet companies also need to store user-related data that is not as sensitive as PII. In this tutorial, you will...

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Super Simple GraphQL Tutorial with C#

In today’s connected world, APIs are becoming an essential part of software and hardware companies. APIs allow companies to expose their services to third-party developers and integrate with other services. As more and more APIs are built and exposed to the internet, it is essential to secure them from unauthorized access. In this tutorial, you will learn how to build an ASP.NET Core 3.1 Web API using GraphQL and secure it with Okta. ASP.NET Core...

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Easy Xamarin Essentials with Web Authenticator

Authentication is an important part of today’s mobile applications, but securely implementing authentication in a mobile app can be a daunting task. In this article, you will learn how to create a basic cross-platform application with Xamarin.Forms and use the WebAuthenticator class from Xamarin.Essentials together with Okta to quickly and easily add user login to your mobile app. To continue you will need: A basic knowledge of C# Visual Studio 2019 An Okta Developer Account...

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