Advanced Validation with Blazor EditForm

Happy New Year 🎉 Blazor has a built-in form-handling framework based on the EditForm component. This framework supports validation for user-entered data before allowing the form to be submitted. I won’t go into the details of using EditForm, as Microsoft’s documentation already does an excellent job covering that. One of this framework’s most widely used… Continue reading Advanced Validation with Blazor EditForm

Blazor QuickGrid with WebAssembly and API backend – complete example, Part 3

This post will cover implementing the paging, filtering and sorting server-side. By implementing these server-side features, we will reduce the data fetched from the database, transmitted with the API request and stored in memory, improving the application’s performance. To follow along, check out the code and switch to the Implemented-Sorting branch, where we stopped in… Continue reading Blazor QuickGrid with WebAssembly and API backend – complete example, Part 3

Blazor QuickGrid with WebAssembly and API backend – complete example, Part 2

In the previous post, I covered the basics of implementing QuickGrid and also implemented paging. In this post, I will cover virtualisation,  filtering, and sorting. To follow along, you can check out the code and switch to the Implemented-Paging branch, where we stopped in the last post. Implement virtualization Virtualization lets you scroll smoothly through… Continue reading Blazor QuickGrid with WebAssembly and API backend – complete example, Part 2

Blazor QuickGrid with WebAssembly and API backend – complete example, Part 1

Introduction Microsoft has created the QuickGrid component, which is in prerelease, experimental status for .NET 7 and will be released in production status for .NET 8. It can be used to display data in a table format quickly and efficiently.  QuickGrid is designed for common data grid scenarios and shows how to build data grid… Continue reading Blazor QuickGrid with WebAssembly and API backend – complete example, Part 1

Playwright for integration (end-to-end) testing of a Blazor WASM and ASP.NET API application

Introduction  This post is a follow up to my previous post on How to use Playwright with multiple browsers in headless or headless mode. It covers how to use Playwright to test a solution containing two separate projects – a Blazor WASM project, and an ASP.NET Web API project.  I will demonstrate how to create a… Continue reading Playwright for integration (end-to-end) testing of a Blazor WASM and ASP.NET API application

How to use Playwright with multiple browsers in headless or headless mode

Playwright is a testing tool developed by Microsoft that provides reliable end-to-end cross-browsing testing for modern web applications. At the time of writing, it can be used to automate Chromium, Firefox, and WebKit. It is a similar tool to Selenium, but aims to be more reliable, resulting in less flaky tests. Playwright is also less… Continue reading How to use Playwright with multiple browsers in headless or headless mode

Implementing Azure Notification Hubs – Part 2 (Shared and App Projects)

The complete solution for this can be found on my GitHub account. We will start work in the shared project as the classes we create here will be required by both the API and the Xamarin application projects.  DTOs  In the root directory of the project, create a folder called Dtos which will contain DTO classes that will be… Continue reading Implementing Azure Notification Hubs – Part 2 (Shared and App Projects)

Implementing Azure Notification Hubs – Part 1

Introduction  Sending push notifications to devices is a requirement of most applications. Unfortunately implementing this is not as simple as you would expect. Azure offers a service called Notification Hubs which makes implementing this feature easier, but there is still a fair bit of manual work involved.  Azure Notification Hubs offers a free tier that… Continue reading Implementing Azure Notification Hubs – Part 1