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Use logging and DI in minimal APIs in ASP.NET Core 6

How to implement logging, read from the configuration system, and use dependency injection in minimal APIs in ASP.NET Core 6.

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How to work with String.Create in C#

Take advantage of String.Create to create strings with no allocation overhead and improve the performance of your .NET 6 applications.

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How to compress and decompress strings in C#

Take advantage of the GZip and Brotli compression methods to reduce the size of string data and improve performance in your .NET Core applications.

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C# popularity surges in Tiobe programming language index

The Tiobe index rating for C# grew nearly 2% in the past 12 months, while the rating for C fell by nearly the same amount.

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How to work with Azure Functions in C#

Take advantage of Azure Functions to run small pieces of code that can be triggered by events in the Azure cloud.

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Build desktop and mobile UIs with Blazor Hybrid apps

.NET and Blazor bring the web development and mobile application worlds closer together.

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C# 11 previews raw string literals, dumps parameter null checking

Next version of Microsoft’s flagship .NET language promises a variety of new features for better productivity and better performance.

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How to enforce architecture rules in C#

Take advantage of the NetArchUnit to enforce architecture rules in your application and ensure consistency of quality and standards.

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How to work with disconnected entities in Entity Framework Core

Learn how you can track changes to entities while disconnected from the EF context in Entity Framework Core.

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Microsoft unveils C# 11 list patterns, raw string literals

Next version of Microsoft’s flagship programming language for .NET development will also simplify the syntax for parameter null checking.

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Getting started with Avalonia UI

The transition to .NET 6 has left some useful tools behind. The open source community is updating the ideas behind them for a new, cross-platform world.

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How to work with IAsyncDisposable in .NET 6

Take advantage of the IAsyncDisposable interface to dispose of objects in a non-blocking way and make your .NET applications more efficient.

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Microsoft .NET MAUI Preview 11 updates Windows UI styling

Latest preview of the successor to Xamarin.Forms introduces support for Windows 11 UI styles and multi-window applications on MacOS, iPadOS, and Windows.

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Demystifying the Program and Startup classes in ASP.NET Core

Program and Startup are the main classes for configuring .NET applications. Learn how to use them in ASP.NET Core 6.

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Microsoft reveals plans for Entity Framework 7.0

Themes for the next version of the object-relational mapper for .NET include support for JSON columns and raw SQL queries for unmapped types.

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How to use the minimal hosting model in ASP.NET Core 6

The minimal hosting model in ASP.NET Core 6 means having to write less boilerplate code to get your application up and running.

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How to resolve dependencies in ASP.NET Core

Explore three different ways to resolve dependencies in ASP.NET Core 6, using constructor injection, action method injection, or IServiceProvider instances.

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Microsoft’s C# 10 promises ‘prettier’ code

Major upgrade to the .NET programming language arrives with new capabilities designed to improve speed and expressiveness.

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