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May 22, 2023

Toi B. Wright is an independent consultant who has been working as a software developer for over 25 years. She has a BS in Computer Science and Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and an MBA from Carnegie Mellon University. She has been a Microsoft MVP in ASP/ASP.NET since 2005. She is also an ASPInsider. Ms. Wright is the author of two editions of Blazor WebAssembly by Example: A project-based guide to building web apps with .NET, Blazor WebAssembly, and C#. She is also the author of other .NET books and training courses.


Ms. Wright was the organizer of the original We Are Microsoft — Charity Challenge Weekend,, which was the precursor to Give Camps Everywhere. She is the Founder of the Dallas ASP.NET User Group, She has been involved with various user groups around Dallas since 1994 and has been running one or more user groups since 2000. She most recently helped organize the new Geeks in Pink group. This group supports women in technology.


Topics of Discussion:

[3:46] What got Toi into web development?

[8:17] What inspired Toi to write a book, and what is it about this version of Blazor web application technology on top of .NET that just that really captivated her?

[10:54] What’s new in the second version of Blazor web assembly?

[13:21] What can people expect now, using Visual Studio and debugging with Blazor WebAssembly?

[15:01] Are there specific things that are in a Blazor project that people need to think about when it comes to secure web applications?

[17:34] Does Toi know the state of the component vendors out there for web assembly? And do all those components work in the web Assembly version?

[20:10] What is Toi’s favorite hosting model?

[22:59] More about Blazor Unity, and what Toi is excited about most for the future.

[28:15] What does Toi think the “normal” .NET application is going to be with all of these choices?


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