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Tutorials

Basic ASP.NET Core Blazor Tutorial (Simple Project Manager Demo)

The SimpleProjectManager demo shows how to use XAF to quickly build an ASP.NET Core Blazor project management application. XAF allows you to get started quickly, because it ships with a rich set of typical line-of-business functionality packed into built-in modules.

The ASP.NET Core Blazor SimpleProjectManager application

In-Depth XAF ASP.NET Core Blazor UI Tutorial (Main Demo)

This tutorial explains how to build the MainDemo ASP.NET Core Blazor application. This is an ASP.NET Core Blazor counterpart of the in-depth tutorial for the ASP.NET Web Forms and WinForms UI.

The ASP.NET Core Blazor SimpleProjectManager application

In-Depth XAF WinForms & ASP.NET Web Forms Tutorial (Main Demo)

To learn about the majority of XAF features, follow this comprehensive tutorial. It describes how to implement the MainDemo application that ships with XAF (the web version is also available online). In this tutorial, you will learn how to design a complex business model, extend the default functionality, customize the user interface, use extra modules that ship with XAF, and set up the security system. After completing this tutorial, you will be ready to build real-world applications.

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A 1-Click Solution for CRUD REST API Services with ASP.NET Core, Entity Framework, or XPO ORM

This tutorial contains step-by-step instructions on how to create an application with the Backend Web API Service.

The Solution Wizard scaffolds a Web API Service with integrated authorization & CRUD operations powered by EF Core and our XPO ORM library. You can use OAuth2, JWT, or custom strategies for authentication alongside tools like Postman or Swagger for API testing.

Videos

XAF UI Overview Series with Jose and Joche

These two videos were produced with the help of XAF MVPs Jose Columbie of Xari and Joche Ojeda of BitFrameworks.

Part 1. Introduction

In this video, we will rapidly develop a multi-platform project management app for Windows and Web platforms with .NET and Visual Studio. Our LOB app UI created from scratch from a single-codebase (C#) will include data security, validation, color highlighting and a cross-platform business logic - all in under 20 minutes using DevExpress XAF, our .NET application framework.

Part 2. Data Access

In this video, we talk about the best ways to access and manipulate data in XAF and how to build highly performant apps.

Building a CRM application using XAF UI with Dave and Adam

In this video, DevExpress MVPs from Llamachant show how to use the eXpressApp Framework to create WinForms and ASP.NET CRM applications from scratch.

This video was produced and is maintained by Llamachant Technology Ltd. Developer Express is not responsible for its content or its technical accuracy.

A Gentle Introduction to XAF UI (Webinar Video)

In this webinar, Seth Juarez discusses the general philosophy behind XAF while he builds an application from scratch.

.NET App Security & Web API Service Overview