.NET 8 brings Native AOT to ASP.NET Core, but many frameworks and libraries rely on unbound reflection internally and thus cannot support this scenario yet. This is true for ORMs, too: EF Core and Dapper will only bring full support for Native AOT in later releases. In this post, we will implement a database access layer with Sessions using the Humble Object pattern to get a similar developer experience. We will use Npgsql as a plain ADO.NET provider targeting PostgreSQL.
Originally introduced in .NET 7, Native AOT can be used with ASP.NET Core in the upcoming .NET 8 release. In this post, we look at the benefits and drawbacks from a general perspective and perform measurements to quantify the improvements on different platforms.
Blazor WebAssembly is a powerful framework for building web applications that run on the client-side. With Project Fugu APIs, you can extend the capabilities of these apps to access new device features and provide an enhanced user experience. In this article, learn about the benefits of using Project Fugu APIs, the wrapper packages that are available for Blazor WebAssembly, and how to use them in your application.
Whether you’re a seasoned Blazor developer or just getting started, this article will help you add superpowers to your Blazor WebAssembly app.