My Copilot does a lot of cool things, but sometimes it repeats itself and doesn't seem to want to compute the value of pi.
Trying out some hidden functionality that can be enabled with a few mouse clicks (and maybe an IDE restart).
Whether you are building desktop apps, mobile apps or Single-Page Applications (SPAs), nearly every application needs backend APIs. Not only do these APIs need to provide business functionality, but they need to be performant, scalable and most importantly secure.
"You can make and save a *lot* of money by placing design thinking and innovation at the heart of your application development -- perhaps more money than your entire software development budget!"
Dapr addresses a large challenge inherent in modern distributed applications: complexity.
What if you already know what the Startup class does, how configuration is handled and what Kestrel is?
With .NET 6 and the latest Visual Studio 2022 preview, developers can create a hybrid Blazor/.NET MAUI app that can work with local machine resources in ways that ordinary Blazor (web) apps can't.
The Microsoft MVP and LINQ expert discusses the best current C# features, how developers can stay on top of changes, and what they often get wrong about Microsoft's flagship coding language.
The longtime Microsoft MVP first defines microservices, then explains the biggest misconception about them, typical benefits and when they're not the answer.
The next version of Microsoft's flagship coding language is coming soon. A Microsoft MVP shares the features to look out for.
Here's an examination of the new features in the Xamarin.Forms 4.0 major release, drawing on a new podcast, video, blogs posts and Microsoft documentation.
ASP.NET Core makes building RESTful services easy and comfortable, says Joydip Kanjilal, who shows how to do just that in this article, complete with code samples and screenshots.
- By Joydip Kanjilal
Here's what it's like to live and program in the mountains of Montana.
Although it was only just released as a beta, the open source Flutter framework for cross-platform mobile app development is drawing comparisons with Microsoft's Xamarin in the developer community.
This hands-on tutorial features an example app that displays a list of American cities, allowing the user to see a subset of choices by typing a filtering text value.
Dino Esposito explains JSON-to-rowset native support in SQL Server 2016 and provides a realistic perspective of data query when you have JSON data stored in the database.
- By Dino Esposito
In an app of any meaningful size, wrapping up common functionality in a composite control reduces the long-term effort needed to craft the app. Learn how to do just that right here.
Part 2: Now that we've nailed down the serverless compute concepts, we'll use a handful of online tools to develop Azure Functions.
- By Joseph Fultz, Darren Brust
The cloud has enabled some incredible innovation, like serverless compute, which is transforming the way we build applications for the cloud. We dive into serverless concepts and explore how they are supported by Azure Functions.
- By Joseph Fultz, Darren Brust