Creating any kind of software application is difficult enough, but in the cloud things only get harder when complexities like microservices, distributed teams and so on are thrown into the mix.
Going beyond the many "hello world" presentations out there, expert developer and presenter Chris Klug specializes in sharing his higher-level knowledge on topics including Microsoft's ASP.NET Core framework for web development.
With software development's AI-powered future recently announcing itself, putting AI to work right now in your apps is a good way to position yourself for that future today.
The positive impact authoring readable code can have on your career can be enormous, as developers spend far more time reading code than writing it.
Web devs looking for a performance boost can pick some low-hanging fruit by using caching, but the topic might be more complicated than it seems and could affect stability.
The idea is to reduce the cost, time and risk of delivering changes so you can deploy more often and ensure that your software is heading in the right direction.
While ledger is a game-changer for security, SQL Server 2022 also introduced new functionality around Dynamic Data Masking (DDM), T-SQL enhancements and more.
Jason Bock will explain what's new in .NET 7 APIs at a big August developer conference in San Diego.
Are you mystified by all the Azure services Microsoft provides to help developers build .NET apps in the cloud?
Once you get a handle on how containers actually work and containerizations concepts, it's time for you to think about how you will run them in Azure.
Easy-to-make tools can provide just about whatever functionality you need instantly with a three-stroke key combination.
What's an Azure cloud dev to do for messaging in that fancy new app? From messages to events, from streams to publish and subscribe, the options seem overwhelming.
There's a lot of confusion about async/await, Task/TPL and asynchronous and parallel programming in general, so Jeremy Clark is on a mission to inform developers on how to use everything properly.
This is a crucial consideration as it has a major impact on the long-term development of a company or project. So the importance of knowing how to make an informed decision on which path to choose can't be understated.
With so much evolving (and occasionally inaccurate) discourse out there around ChatGPT it's critical for devs to learn best practices, tips and guidance from the true experts in these fields.
Object Relational Mapping (ORM) technologies like Entity Framework can drastically simplify the programming model against databases, but when done carelessly, performance can suffer.
Building reusable components with Microsoft's full-stack web-dev framework, Blazor, relieves the drudgery of writing the same code over and over again.
The Modern Data Warehouse (MDW) pattern makes it easier than ever to deal with the increasing volume of enterprise data by enabling massive, global-scale writes operations while making the information instantly available for reporting and insights.
User experience expert Debbie Levitt provided some saucy answers about an upcoming Visual Studio Live! presentation with an even saucier title: Fast Focus: WTF UX - UX Research and Design AMA.