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Six Opinionated Tips to be a Better .NET Developer

My blog post is hopefully a fun one not to be taken too seriously. I have been a developer for over 10 years, and I am always looking at new ways to be more productive. May I present you with 6 tips that I have started to adopt that I think have increased my developer skills 1000% (YMMV).

Scalable Task Scheduling In .NET Core With Coravel

In the spirit of the season, we’ll be discussing how Santa Clause has recently been using .NET Core to build his internal Christmas present processing system.

C# Features: Innovations or Imitations? – Part 3

Exploring C# Features in versions 7.0, 7.1, 7.2, 7.3 and C# 8. Which were Innovations and which Imitations? Looking at C# history and C# popularity versus other languages through time.

Announcing WPF, WinForms, and WinUI are going Open Source

Buckle up friends! Microsoft is open sourcing WPF, Windows Forms (winforms), and WinUI, so the three major Windows UX technologies are going open source! All this is happening on the same day as .NET Core 3.0 Preview 1 is announced. Madness! ;)

Open Source .NET – 4 years later

A little over 4 years ago Microsoft announced that they were open sourcing large parts of the .NET framework and as this slide from New Features in .NET Core and ASP.NET Core 2.1 shows, the community has been contributing in a significant way.


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