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How to create an ASP.NET Core Minimal API with Visual Basic .NET (there's no template)

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Visual Basic .NET (VB) is not dead, but it's not getting the same amount of love as C# or even F#. Luckily, all that is .NET can be used by all .NET languages including VB, so you can still use ASP.NET Core and Minimal APIs with the VB language.
Conversation between an iPhone user and the SMS bot. The user says "Hi" and the bot responds with "Welcome to the U.S. Representative lookup bot. Respond with your address. The user sends an address and the bot responds with "Your representative is Gerald E. Connolly (Democratic Party) representing Virginia"s 11th congressional district. Then the bot sends an image of the representative.

Find your US Representatives and Congressional Districts with SMS and ASP.NET Core

- .NET
Learn how to create an SMS bot that looks up U.S. Congressional Districts and Representatives using the Google Civic Information API, C#, ASP.NET Core Minimal API, and Twilio SMS.
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How to Bulk Email with C# and .NET: Zero to Hero

- .NET
There are many ways to bulk email, each with their own strengths. Learn how to bulk email with C# and .NET using SendGrid.

Provide default configuration to your .NET applications

- .NET
Learn how to provide default options into your .NET configuration to reduce redundancy
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How to better configure C# and .NET applications for SendGrid

- .NET
Learn how to configure your .NET applications better for sending SendGrid emails
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How to get the full public URL of ASP.NET Core

- .NET
Learn how to get the public full URL of your ASP.NET Core application
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How to generate absolute URLs in ASP.NET Core

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Learn how to generate full absolute URLs in C# and ASP.NET Core web applications.
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How to better configure C# and .NET applications for Twilio

- .NET
Learn how to use multiple configuration sources, strongly-typed objects, and implement the options pattern in your .NET applications
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What's new in the Twilio helper library for ASP.NET (v5.73.0 - April 2022)

- .NET
Learn about what's new and old with the Twilio helper library for ASP.NET in version 5.73.0
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How to Send SMS without a Phone Number using C# .NET and an Alphanumeric Sender ID

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You don't always need a phone number to send SMS! Learn how to send text messages using Alphanumeric Sender IDs.
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How to prevent email HTML injection in C# and .NET

- .NET
Learn how bad actors can inject HTML into your emails in your C# .NET applications and how to mitigate it.
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How to send ASP.NET Core Identity emails with Twilio SendGrid

- .NET
Learn how to use SendGrid to send account verification and password recovery emails in ASP.NET Core
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How to send Email in C# .NET using SMTP and SendGrid

- .NET
You can use the SendGrid APIs to send emails, but you can also use SMTP with SendGrid. Learn how to send emails using SMTP, SendGrid C# .NET
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Send Emails using C# .NET with Azure Functions and SendGrid Bindings

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Learn how to send emails from Azure Functions using C# .NET and the SendGrid Bindings
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Integrate ngrok into ASP.NET Core startup and automatically update your webhook URLs

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Learn to integrate ngrok into ASP.NET Core's startup process to create secure public tunnels and automatically handle Twilio's webhooks with a single command
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Integrate IndexNow with Umbraco CMS to submit content to search engines

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Umbraco is very extensible for ASP.NET developers. Learn how to integrate IndexNow into the Umbraco backoffice, so you can easily submit Umbraco content URLs to search engines that they will (re)crawl.
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Send Scheduled SMS with C# .NET and Twilio Programmable Messaging

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Learn how to schedule SMS with C# .NET and Twilio Messaging's latest feature: Scheduled Messaging!
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How to get ASP.NET Core's local server URLs

- .NET
Learn how to access the ASP.NET Core's local server URLs in Program.cs, in controllers using Dependency Injection, and in IHostedService or BackgroundService.
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How to send SMS with C# .NET and Azure Functions using Twilio Output Binding

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Twilio posts cloud communications trends, customer stories, and tips for building scalable voice and SMS applications with Twilio's APIs.
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How to send recurring emails in C# .NET using SendGrid and Quartz.NET

- .NET
Learn how to send recurring emails with C# .NET using Quartz.NET and SendGrid's APIs