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Blazor Sticker Giveaway – Try the new Blazor Guide in Visual Studio

We want you to try our new Blazor Guide inside Visual Studio and we are giving away Blazor stickers for those who give it a try. Read on to learn about how to give it a try and for a chance to receive a sticker.

Blazor stickerAbove: The Blazor sticker that you can win, by trying the new Visual Studio Guide!

Blazor helps developers build rich interactive web UI using C#. To help developers learn Blazor, we’ve created an integrated Guide within Visual Studio so that everything you need to create your first app is available in the same space.

The learning experience walks you through editing and building a sample Counter app in Visual Studio. Since this is the first launch of a new learning experience, we’re looking for feedback to help us iterate on the functionality and content of the Guide!

Visual Studio guide for BlazorAbove: Screenshot of a step in the Guide

Try the Guide

We are giving away stickers to 100 randomly selected people who complete the Guide! Here is how to give it a try:

  1. Install the Visual Studio Preview experience here. (You must install the Visual Studio 2022 Preview from this link to get the new Guide.)
  2. Create a new Blazor server app using the instructions provided in the Guide (select “Build your first Blazor app”). Start the Guide in Visual Studio using this buttonAbove: Screenshot of where to start the Guide
  3. Finish the new Guide to learn how to build your first app.
  4. At the end change insert a new <h1> under the <h1>Counter</h1> tag with your name, such as <h1>Grace Taylor</h1>.
  5. Fill out this form to complete your entry.
  6. If you have Twitter, share a photo of you completing the guide and mention @dotnet, @aspnet, and include the #VSguide tag.

To be eligible to be selected:

  • You must complete the steps above and fill out the entry form.
  • Giveaway is open to residents of the USA.
  • Giveaway is open to those who are 18 years of age or older.
  • Please submit by July 25th, 2022 at 11:59 PM Pacific Time.

Sticker recipients will be notified by e-mail provided in the survey form no later than August 5th. View the full Terms and Conditions here.

Top comments (4)

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Keven Denen

I don't see the same Welcome page on VS 2022 when I start it up. I see the Open recent and Get Started lists, then if I click Continue without code link, I just get an empty VS window. I don't see the guide that you are showing.

How do I start the guide when I don't see what you are showing in the screenshot?

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Keven Denen

Using VS Version 17.2.2.

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James Montemagno

You will have to install the Preview version of Visual Studio that is linked in the blog post. It is a special build:

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Pierre Bouillon

Hi! I would gladly try it. However, is there absolutely no way for people living in Europe to have a sticker ?