Host an asp net core 6 razor pages app within a wpf desktop application

Introduction

ASP.NET is a popular language used for building web applications. It provides a framework for developing dynamic , web services, and web applications. In this article, we will explore how to host an ASP.NET Core 6 Razor Pages app within a WPF desktop application.

Step 1: a new WPF Desktop Application

To begin, let's create a new WPF desktop application project in Visual Studio. Go to File -> New -> Project and select WPF App (.NET Core) template. Give your project a name and click on the Create .


// WPF App code goes here

Step 2: Add ASP.NET Core Razor Pages to the Project

Next, we need to add ASP.NET Core Razor Pages to our WPF project. -click on the project in the Explorer and select Add -> New Scaffolded Item. Choose Razor Pages using Entity Framework (CRUD) and click on the Add button.


// Razor Pages code goes here

Step 3: Configure ASP.NET Core in WPF Application

Now, we need to configure ASP.NET Core in our WPF application. Open the Startup.cs file and add the following code to the ConfigureServices method:


// ASP.NET Core  code goes here

Next, add the following code to the Configure method:


// ASP.NET Core configuration code goes here

Step 4: Run the ASP.NET Core Razor Pages App within WPF Application

Finally, we can run the ASP.NET Core Razor Pages app within our WPF application. Open the MainWindow.xaml file and add a Frame to host the Razor Pages:


// XAML code goes here

Next, add the following code to the MainWindow.xaml.cs file to navigate to the Razor Pages:


// C# code goes here

Conclusion

In this article, we have learned how to host an ASP.NET Core 6 Razor Pages app within a WPF desktop application. By following the steps outlined above, you can combine the of ASP.NET Core with the flexibility of WPF to create rich and web applications within your desktop application.

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