Introducing .NET for Apache Spark
Get started using Apache Spark via C# or F# and the .NET for Apache Spark bindings. This book is an introduction to both Apache Spark and the .NET bindings. Readers new to Apache Spark will get up to speed quickly using Spark for data processing tasks performed against large and very large datasets. You will learn how to combine your knowledge of .NET with Apache Spark to bring massive computing power to bear by distributed processing of extremely large datasets across multiple servers.
This book covers how to get a local instance of Apache Spark running on your developer machine and shows you how to create your first .NET program that uses the Microsoft .NET bindings for Apache Spark. Techniques shown in the book allow you to use Apache Spark to distribute your data processing tasks over multiple compute nodes. You will learn to process data using both batch mode and streaming mode so you can make the right choice depending on whether you are proc ...
Creating ASP.NET Core Web Applications
Design and develop an ASP.NET Core web application using .NET Core 3.0. This book shows you how to publish a web application to a web server and connect the published web application to a production database.
Creating ASP.NET Core Web Applications starts by setting up the Visual Studio project where you will learn about Razor pages, Entities, and creating a data service. You will create models along with methods to use a query string and handle bad requests. Modifying data with Tag helpers is discussed as well as installation of Entity Framework, working with database migrations, and implementing a data access service. You will learn how to use layout pages and sections with Partial Views, _ViewImports, and _ViewStart files. You also will create custom middleware and log application events. You will be able to deploy the web application as well as connect it to a SQL Server database. ...
Mobile Development with .NET, 2nd Edition
The .NET 5 framework is a unified framework with capabilities that enable you to use Microsoft's developer ecosystem on a single platform. Xamarin, used for developing mobile applications, is one of the app model implementations for .NET Core infrastructure. This book will show you how to design, architect, and develop attractive, maintainable, and robust mobile applications for multiple platforms, including iOS, Android, and UWP using Xamarin, .NET Core, and Azure.
With the help of real-world scenarios, you'll explore different phases of application development using Xamarin, from environment setup, design, and architecture to publishing. Throughout the book, you'll learn how to develop mobile apps using Xamarin and .NET Standard. You'll even be able to implement a web-based backend composed of microservices with .NET Core using various Azure services including, but not limited to, Azure Active Directory, Azure Functions. As you advance, you'll cr ...
ASP.NET Core in Action, 2nd Edition
Fully updated to ASP.NET 5.0, ASP.NET Core in Action, 2nd Edition is a hands-on primer to building cross-platform web applications with your C# and .NET skills. Even if you've never worked with ASP.NET you'll start creating productive cross-platform web apps fast.
Build full-stack web applications that run anywhere. Developers love ASP.NET Core for its libraries and pre-built components that maximize productivity. Version 5.0 offers new features for server-side apps, as well as background services for cross-platform development.
ASP.NET Core in Action, Second Edition is a comprehensive guide to creating web applications with ASP.NET Core 5.0. Go from basic HTTP concepts to advanced framework customization. Illustrations and annotated code make learning visual and easy. Master logins, dependency injection, security, and more. This updated edition covers the latest features, including Razor Pages and the new hosting paradigm. ...
.NET Developer's Guide to Augmented Reality in iOS
Attention .NET developers, here is your starting point for learning how to create and publish augmented reality (AR) apps for iOS devices.
This book introduces and explores iOS augmented reality mobile app development specifically for .NET developers. The continued adoption and popularity of Xamarin, a tool that allows cross-platform mobile application development, opens up many app publishing opportunities to .NET developers that were never before possible, including AR development.
You will use Xamarin to target Apple's augmented reality framework, ARKit, to develop augmented reality apps in the language you prefer - C#. Begin your journey with a foundational introduction to augmented reality, ARKit, Xamarin, and .NET. You will learn how this remarkable collaboration of technologies can produce fantastic experiences, many of them never before tried by .NET developers. From there you will dive into the fundamentals and then explore various topics and ...
Building Custom Tasks for SQL Server Integration Services, 2nd Edition
Build custom SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) tasks using Visual Studio Community Edition and C#. Bring all the power of Microsoft .NET to bear on your data integration and ETL processes, and for no added cost over what you've already spent on licensing SQL Server. New in this edition is a demonstration deploying a custom SSIS task to the Azure Data Factory (ADF) Azure-SSIS Integration Runtime (IR).
All examples in this new edition are implemented in C#. Custom task developers are shown how to implement custom tasks using the widely accepted and default language for .NET development.
Why are custom components necessary? Because even though the SSIS catalog of built-in tasks and components is a marvel of engineering, gaps remain in the available functionality. One such gap is a constraint of the built-in SSIS Execute Package Task, which does not allow SSIS developers to select SSIS packages from other projects in the SSIS Catalog. Examples in this book show how ...
Head First C#, 4th Edition
What will you learn from this book?
Dive into C# and create apps, user interfaces, games, and more using this fun and highly visual introduction to C#, .NET Core, and Visual Studio. With this completely updated guide, which covers C# 8.0 and Visual Studio 2019, beginning programmers like you will build a fully functional game in the opening chapter. Then you'll learn how to use classes and object-oriented programming, create 3D games in Unity, and query data with LINQ. And you'll do it all by solving puzzles, doing hands-on exercises, and building real-world applications. By the time you're done, you'll be a solid C# programmer-and you'll have a great time along the way!
What's so special about this book?
Based on the latest research in cognitive science and learning theory, Head First C# uses a visually rich format to engage your mind rather than a text-heavy approach that puts you to sleep. Why waste your time struggling with new concepts? This multisensory learning e ...
ASP.NET Core 3.1 Succinctly
ASP.NET Core 3.1 Succinctly specifically covers the web development part of the ASP.NET Core framework, which has gone through some improvements since it was first released. In this updated e-book, Simone Chiaretta Ugo Lattanzi guide readers through the foundations of the library, cover its basic features, and cover the new version of the web application frameworks ASP.NET MVC, Web API, and Blazor. At its end, this book shows you how to deploy applications to the cloud, specifically on Azure. ...
C# 9 and .NET 5 - Modern Cross-Platform Development, 5th Edition
In C# 9 and .NET 5 - Modern Cross-Platform Development, Fifth Edition, expert teacher Mark J. Price gives you everything you need to start programming C# applications.
This latest edition uses the popular Visual Studio Code editor to work across all major operating systems. It is fully updated and expanded with a new chapter on the Microsoft Blazor framework.
The book's first part teaches the fundamentals of C#, including object-oriented programming and new C# 9 features such as top-level programs, target-typed new object instantiation, and immutable types using the record keyword. Part 2 covers the .NET APIs, for performing tasks like managing and querying data, monitoring and improving performance, and working with the file system, async streams, serialization, and encryption. Part 3 provides examples of cross-platform apps you can build and deploy, such as websites and services using ASP.NET Core or mobile apps using Xamarin.Forms.
By the end of the boo ...
Pro .NET 5 Custom Libraries
Leverage .NET 5, Microsoft's bold new cross-platform implementation, for developing your very own cross-platform custom data types and libraries for Windows, Linux, and macOS.
The book starts with the purpose and benefits of a custom cross-platform model of .NET data types and its architectural implementation in detail. Next, you will learn fundamental operations such as the equality and inequality operations in .NET 5, demonstrated with sample projects in C#. Implementation of comparison and sorting operations is discussed next followed by a discussion on cloning operations. Here you will learn details of overriding the clone virtual method and its implementation. Moving forward, you will understand custom formatting with specialized .NET data types in various functions and how to implement it. You will then go through .NET reference types along with developing a custom library for working with the software project. Finally, you will explore . ...
Advanced ASP.NET Core 3 Security
Incorporate security best practices into ASP.NET Core. This book covers security-related features available within the framework, explains where these feature may fall short, and delves into security topics rarely covered elsewhere. Get ready to dive deep into ASP.NET Core 3.1 source code, clarifying how particular features work and addressing how to fix problems.
For straightforward use cases, the ASP.NET Core framework does a good job in preventing certain types of attacks from happening. But for some types of attacks, or situations that are not straightforward, there is very little guidance available on how to safely implement solutions. And worse, there is a lot of bad advice online on how to implement functionality, be it encrypting unsafely hard-coded parameters that need to be generated at runtime, or articles which advocate for certain solutions that are vulnerable to obvious injection attacks. Even more concerning is the functions in ASP.NET Core ...