avatar-isuta.png Ibrahim Šuta

Build a GraphQL API with ASP.NET Core

“There is no Frigate like a Book To take us Lands away…” – Emily Dickinson These days, people read more on social media than they do in books. Maybe the remedy is to make reading more social. To that end, we’ll create an API for books. This will be an ASP.NET Core 2.2 Web API using GraphQL, which will allow developers to create applications that consume the API securely. ASP.NET Core 2.2 provides the ability...

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Build a REST API with ASP.NET Core 2.2

ASP.NET Core is entirely open source, free, has built-in DI and logging, works smoothly with a fantastic ORM and has tons of built-in features within Web API framework, and on top of that you get Microsoft support for free, maturity and flexibility of C# and ASP.NET, it’s evident that ASP.NET Core is easily one of the best picks for building REST APIs. Lots of folks keep a daily journal that is essentially a detailed log...

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Build a Basic Website with ASP.NET MVC and Angular

ASP.NET has been around for a long time. When Microsoft introduced ASP.NET MVC, it changed the way many developers approach their codebase. There is an excellent separation of concerns, a TDD friendly framework, and easy integration with JavaScript while maintaining full control over rendered HTML. On the client side, a lot of .NET developers prefer Angular because it comes with TypeScript and it’s a much closer language to C# than plain JavaScript. Angular is an...

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Add Login to Your ASP.NET Core MVC App

One of the improvements in the latest version of ASP.NET Core (MVC ) is a new and simplified authentication integration. However, managing authentication on your own is still a considerable burden. Not only do you need to handle signup and login, but you also have to set up the database, manage security aspects of registration and login, and take care of session management. Since the integration of external auth providers has never been more comfortable,...

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Get Started with Blazor and WebAssembly

If you’re a modern web dev, you’re probably using JavaScript. Until recently, it was the only serious choice for more web development. For those of us who may not have JS as their primary language competency (but who are still interested in building web apps) that world is beginning to change. Today, we have WebAssembly (Wasm). WebAssembly is an alternative way of developing web applications, and it doesn’t require you to know any JavaScript. WebAssembly...

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Build a Simple CRUD App with ASP.NET Framework 4.x Web API and Vue

ASP.NET Web API was released in 2012. Today, it’s a mature framework for building ReST-ful APIs to back any modern app. It pairs nicely with the newcomer on the client-side block, Vue In this tutorial, you’ll use Vue with .NET Framework 4.7.1 Web API and Visual Studio 2017 to build a simple CRUD app to track your weight and achieve your fitness goals, but really you could use these technologies to do just about anything....

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Secure Your ASP.NET Web Forms Application with OpenID Connect and Okta

We talk a lot about ASP.NET Core on this blog, but the .NET ecosystem is much much more than just Core. Microsoft is still updating and supporting .NET Framework, and will continue to do so for the foreseeable future. The same is the case with Web Forms, which even got some new features recently. In this post, we’ll take a look at how to easily secure existing ASP.NET Web Forms with via an external provider...

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Build a Simple CRUD App with ASP.NET Core and Vue

Keeping an eye on your daily calorie intake can be crucial to healthy lifestyle. There are a ton of apps on the market that will help you do this, but may be bloated with extra features or just full of ads. The app we’ll build today is a bare-bones stand-in for any of those, as a demonstration of these technologies, and a great stand-in if simple calorie tracking is all you really need. Why ASP.NET...

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Build a CRUD App with ASP.NET Framework 4.x Web API and Angular

Even with all the hype around ASP.NET Core, many .NET developers continue to develop applications with ASP.NET 4.x. The ASP.NET 4.X framework is still being developed, and will be supported for a long time to come. It’s a battle-tested web framework that has existed for over 15 years and is supported by a mature ecosystem. On the client side, many developers prefer Angular, and it is outstanding for building enterprise-level, feature rich, applications. The application...

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