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. She 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#'.
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