Visual Basic.NET is getting comfortable in its new position as a top five programming language in the TIOBE index, which measures popularity based on search engine data.
Much has been written here about how Microsoft's Visual Studio Code dev team has gone "all in on Python," and the effort seems to have paid off according to a new developer survey specifically devoted to the popular programming language.
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
The answer to the headline above is basically "not much," as Microsoft describes the new v3.3 update as "a smaller release than usual." But don't worry: TypeScript error messages may be displayed in haiku form in later releases, per one proposal on the roadmap.
Eric Vogel uses code samples and screenshots to demonstrate how to create and use the views and controller for an ASP.NET MVC Core CRUD application.
In response to developer requests, .NET-centric tooling specialist Progress is supporting Microsoft's experimental Blazor project for C# Web development in a major new release of its UI-focused components.
From legacy xBase code to cutting-edge Quantum computing, these Visual Studio extensions will make you more productive.
- By Terrence Dorsey
Developer Rick Strahl, tired of the cumbersome process of converting his many Visual Studio IDE code snippets into formats that can be used in the Visual Studio Code editor and the JetBrains Rider IDE, has created a tool to automate the process.
Here's everything you need to write code for the Session object in ASP.NET Core -- including why you can't expect to migrate your existing ASP.NET MVC application to ASP.NET MVC Core (though Peter has some suggestions on easing that pain).
If you know how to create an ASP.NET MVC View, you know a great deal about how to create pages in Blazor. But, by packaging up pages as Blazor Components, you can use (and re-use) those pages more like objects.
Central to ASP.NET Core is the collection of objects that give you access to ASP.NET Core functionality. Here's how to access it, how to add to it and an example of how to use this technology with the "difficult" cases.
Templated components expose customizable sections via parameters, and consumers then pass in their own templates for these sections that the component will use when rendering. They make it really easy to create some high-level reusable components, especially when incorporating generics.
- By Chris Sainty
Amid the hubbub caused by Microsoft open sourcing WPF, WinForms and other desktop tech, the company also shipped the final version of .NET Core 2.2 and unveiled the first preview of .NET Core 3.0.