ASP.NET Core Version 3.1 adds some new features for managing events in Blazor. You may think you'll never need them, but there may be a time when you'll be glad to know about at least one of them.
Microsoft officially introduced ASP.NET experimental support for gRPC-Web, which allows Google's remote procedure call (RPC) tech to work in browser-based web applications, something not previously possible.
Microsoft's C# programming language continues to show strong in tech industry skills reports, with the most recent examples coming from a skills testing company and a training company.
The second preview of Visual Studio 2019 v16.5 has arrived with improvements across the flagship IDE, including the core experience and different development areas such as C++, Python, web, mobile and so on.
Microsoft announced a new SDK and developer guidance for dealing with the new dual-screen mobile era, ushered in by the advent of ultra-portable devices such as the Surface Duo.
ASP.NET Core Version 3.1 has at least two major changes that you'll want to take advantage of. Well, Peter thinks you will. Depending on your background, your response to one of them may be a resounding “meh.”
There are plenty of reasons to move traditional ASP.NET web apps -- part of the old .NET Framework -- to the new cross-platform direction, ASP.NET Core, but beware it will require some "heavy lifting," Microsoft says.
If you're creating business services that send dates and decimal data then you may be concerned that gRPC services don't support the relevant data types. Don't Panic! There are solutions. Here's how to use them.
In the real world, you've been dealing with the State pattern every time you designed a set of database tables. The Protocol Buffers specification lets you do the same thing when you define the messages you send and receive from your gRPC Web Service.
Here's everything you need to know to create a standard set of reusable message formats to use with your gRPC services.
Microsoft touted the introduction of long-awaited "Call Hierarchy" support and some UI updates in the year's first update to Java functionality in the Visual Studio Code editor.
Microsoft's monthly update of Visual Studio Code's Python tooling revolves around Jupyter, an interactive development environment catering to data science and scientific computing.
Peter's pretty fanatical about replacing documentation/comments with readable code. So he's very excited about using enums when defining gRPC services. Very. Excited. But there are some best practices and "things to be aware of" when using this feature.
Defining your gRPC service using the Protocol Buffers specification is pretty easy. There are just a couple of things to be aware of as you convert from the specification to .NET Core and then manage your service's evolution.
The Visual Studio Code development team placed a Santa hat on the settings gear icon in the IDE as has been done in the past for the holiday season, but this year someone objected.
Microsoft has advised developers that .NET Core 2.2's support life will end next Monday, Dec. 23, so they should upgrade.
Microsoft's C# programming language has passed Visual Basic .NET on the TIOBE Index -- which measures language popularity -- and is even in the running for being named "Programming Language of the Year" for 2019.