Dapr for .NET Developers

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PREVIEW EDITION

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Microsoft Developer Division, .NET, and Azure Incubations teams

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Authors:

Rob Vettor, Principal Cloud Solution Architect - thinkingincloudnative.com, Microsoft

Sander Molenkamp, Principal Cloud Architect/Microsoft MVP - sandermolenkamp.com, Info Support

Edwin van Wijk, Principal Solution Architect/Microsoft MVP - defaultconstructor.com, Info Support

Participants and Reviewers:

Mark Russinovich, Azure CTO and Technical Fellow, Azure Office of CTO, Microsoft

Nish Anil, Senior Program Manager, .NET team, Microsoft

Mark Fussell, Principal Program Manager, Azure Incubations, Microsoft

Yaron Schneider, Principal Software Engineer, Azure Incubations, Microsoft

Ori Zohar, Senior Program Manager, Azure Incubations, Microsoft

Editors:

David Pine, Senior Content Developer, .NET team, Microsoft

Maira Wenzel, Senior Program Manager, .NET team, Microsoft

Version

This guide has been written to cover the Dapr 1.0 version. .NET Core samples are based on .NET Core 3.1.

Who should use this guide

The audience for this guide is mainly developers, development leads, and architects who are interested in learning how to build applications designed for the cloud.

A secondary audience is technical decision-makers who plan to choose whether to build their applications using a cloud-native approach.

How you can use this guide

This guide is available both in PDF form and online. Feel free to forward this document or links to its online version to your team to help ensure common understanding of these topics. Most of these topics benefit from a consistent understanding of the underlying principles and patterns, as well as the trade-offs involved in decisions related to these topics. Our goal with this document is to equip teams and their leaders with the information they need to make well-informed decisions for their applications' architecture, development, and hosting.

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This book and related samples are constantly evolving, so your feedback is welcomed! If you have comments about how this book can be improved, use the feedback section at the bottom of any page built on GitHub issues.