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Create ZIP files on HTTP request without intermediate files using ASP.NET Core MVC, Razor Pages, and endpoints

- .NET
The ZipArchive wraps any stream to read, create, and update ZIP archives. You can send the result to the client using ASP.NET MVC, Razor Pages, and endpoints.
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How to deploy Blazor WebAssembly to Cloudflare Pages

- .NET
Blazor WebAssembly can be served as static files. These files can be hosted in static hosting services such as Cloudflare Pages.
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How to deploy Blazor WebAssembly to Heroku

- .NET
Heroku doesn't officially offer a static hosting service but does have an experimental 'buildpack' which gives you static hosting capabilities you can use to deploy and host Blazor WebAssembly.
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How to deploy Blazor WebAssembly to AWS Amplify

- .NET
Blazor WebAssembly can be served as static files. These files can be hosted in static hosting services such as AWS Amplify.
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Use project Tye to host Blazor WASM and ASP.NET Web API on a single origin to avoid CORS

- .NET
Using Microsoft's experimental Project Tye, you configured the proxy to forward requests to '/api' to the Web API, and all other requests to the Blazor WASM client.
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How to deploy Blazor WebAssembly to Netlify

- .NET
Now that you can run .NET web applications without server-side code, you can deploy these applications to various static site hosts, such as Netlify.
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Use YARP to host client and API server on a single origin to avoid CORS

- .NET
Using Microsoft's new reverse proxy "YARP", you configured the proxy to forward requests to '/api' to the Web API, and all other requests to the Blazor WASM client.
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Video: How to deploy Blazor WebAssembly to Firebase Hosting

- .NET
With ASP.NET Blazor WebAssembly you can create .NET applications that run completely inside of the browser. The output of a Blazor WASM project are all static files. You can deploy these applications to various static site hosts like Firebase Hosting.
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Pre-render Blazor WebAssembly at build time to optimize for search engines

- .NET
Using pre-rendering tools like react-snap, you can pre-render Blazor WASM. Additionally, you can integrate these pre-rendering tools inside of your continuous integration and continuous deployment pipelines.
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Fix Blazor WebAssembly PWA integrity checks

- .NET
The service-worker-assets.js file is generated during publish and any modification made to the listed files after publish will cause the integrity check to fail.
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How to deploy Blazor WebAssembly to Firebase Hosting

- .NET
With ASP.NET Blazor WebAssembly you can create .NET applications that run completely inside of the browser. The output of a Blazor WASM project are all static files. You can deploy these applications to various static site hosts like Firebase Hosting.
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Video: How to deploy ASP.NET Blazor WebAssembly to GitHub Pages

- .NET
With ASP.NET Blazor WebAssembly you can create .NET applications that run completely inside of the browser. The output of a Blazor WASM project are all static files. You can deploy these applications to various static site hosts like GitHub Pages.
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Interacting with JavaScript Objects using the new IJSObjectReference in Blazor

- .NET
A new type is introduced in .NET 5 called IJSObjectReference. This type holds a reference to a JavaScript object and can be used to invoke functions available on that JavaScript object.
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Harden Anti-Forgery Tokens with IAntiforgeryAdditionalDataProvider in ASP.NET Core

- .NET
Using IAntiforgeryAdditionalDataProvider you can harden ASP.NET Core's anti-forgery token feature by adding additional data and validating the additional data.
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Making Phone Calls from Blazor WebAssembly with Twilio Voice

- .NET
Using Twilio Voice you can add the ability to make and receive phone calls from your own ASP.NET web applications. Twilio’s helper library for JavaScript makes it easy to integrate client functionality into web front ends built with Blazor WebAssembly, and the Twilio NuGet packages provide you with convenient interfaces to Twilio’s APIs for server-side tasks.
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Communicating between .NET and JavaScript in Blazor with in-browser samples

- .NET
The success of Blazor relies heavily upon how well it can integrate with the existing rich JavaScript ecosystem. The way Blazor allows you to integrate, is by enabling you to call JavaScript functions from Blazor and .NET functions from JavaScript also referred to as 'JavaScript interoperability'.
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Configure CORS using AppSettings or Custom Configuration Sections in ASP.NET Web API

- .NET
Microsoft's CORS library works, but the attributes force you to hardcode the CORS headers. By creating custom CORS attributes, you can read the CORS configuration from AppSettings or a custom config section.
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Real-time applications with Blazor Server and Firestore

- DotNet
Blazor Server is built on SignalR, which is built on websockets. Among things, websockets enable Blazor Server to push changes from the server to the browser at any time. You can build real-time UI's when you combine this with a real-time database.
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Pushing UI changes from Blazor Server to browser on server raised events

- .NET
Blazor Server is built on SignalR, and SignalR is built on websockets among other techniques. The combination of these technologies allow Blazor Server to push UI changes into the client without the client requesting those changes.
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Introducing Umbraco's KeepAlive Ping configuration

- Umbraco
Umbraco 8.6 introduces the new keepAlive configuration inside of `umbracoSettings.config` which allows you to change "keepAlivePingUrl" and "disableKeepAliveTask"