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Low-Code Data Grids With Blazor

Data grids are the gold standard for displaying large amounts of data in business applications. In this article we’ll explore the idea of using a data model to reduce the amount of user interface (UI) code that needs to be written by the enabling auto generation feature on the Telerik UI for Blazor data grid.

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ASP.NET Core - Why async await is useful

Did you ever wonder why you "should" use async and await in your ASP.NET Core applications? Most probable you heard something about performance. And there is some truth to it, but not in the way you might think.

Clean Code Tip: throw exceptions instead of returning null when there is no fallback

When you don't have any fallback operation to manage null values (eg: retry pattern), you should throw an exception instead of returning null.

Use .NET from any JavaScript app in .NET 7

.NET 7 provides improved support for running .NET on WebAssembly in JavaScript-based apps, including a rich JavaScript interop mechanism. The WebAssembly support in .NET 7 is the basis for Blazor WebAssembly apps but can be used independently of Blazor too.

Introducing C#11: Auto Default structs

C# 11 improves Structs compared to C# 10 (and earlier). Before C# 11, every Struct properties in the constructor had to be initialized or risk a compilation error. C# 11 fixes that and we will see how in this post.

By Reference in C#

I became aware recently that there were many C# compiler errors that do not have a corresponding documentation page. That documentation is open-source and I chose to spend some time contributing some pages for the community. Looking at a language feature from the perspective of its compile-time errors is rather enlightening, so I'd though I'd write a bit about these features in hopes of offering a better understanding for my readers.


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