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This project is part of the liveProject series Moving to C#
Basic knowledge of another programming language • Basic object-oriented programming • Basic knowledge of HTTP API and client-server architecture
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C# data structures like lists and dictionaries • Error-handling techniques
Alejandro Saez
1 week · 4-8 hours per week · BEGINNER

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Level up your C# skills by evolving an API data retrieval prototype into a robust application. As a developer at Ground Truth Consulting, you'll expand the initial Federal Register API demo into a versatile tool to streamline legislative monitoring. This project lets you flex your C# muscles on real-world APIs while prepping for enterprise development. You’ll refactor with classes, tuples, and records for more maintainable code, cache API responses in memory to optimize performance, and integrate the Congress API to showcase multi-source data aggregation.

This project is designed for learning purposes and is not a complete, production-ready application or solution.

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Fabio Alejandro Saez
Alex Saez is a passionate technology enthusiast with over a decade of experience in software development. His journey began with a deep dive into .NET Development, where he spent most of his 12 years as a programmer shaping and mastering his skills. Alex’s expertise is not limited to a single domain; he has worked across various technologies, from web development to console programming and mobile application creation. Alex is an IT Manager for a major financial company in Argentina. In this role, he combines his technical skillset with leadership acumen to drive technology strategies and solutions that push the company forward. Besides his daily job, he occasionally speaks at local tech conferences about AI, .NET, and Web Components.


This liveProject is for developers with basic experience in another programming language and object-oriented programming who want to turn their skills to C#.

  • .NET CLI
  • Visual Studio Code
  • Postman

  • Basic programming
  • Basic Object-oriented programming
  • Basic APÏ knowledge

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In this liveProject, you’ll learn practical C# and .NET skills to help you leverage your existing programming skills into powerful enterprise programming.

  • Learn programming fundamentals in C#, including operators, data types, flow control statements, async programming, and basic error handling
  • Explore advanced topics in C# such as tuples, records, menu creation, in-memory data storage, and improved error handling
  • Utilize the HttpClient class in .NET applications to send HTTP requests and receive responses
  • Enhance communication capabilities in your application using HttpClient for seamless integration


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