• The Practical Client

    Blazor on the Server: The Good and the Unfortunate

    Blazor on the Server is coming with .NET Core Version 3.0 in the second half of 2019. Here's what Peter thinks of that (and he's not completely happy). 04/30/2019

  • Reporting Exceptions Well in Visual Studio

    Microsoft has some best practices around handling exceptions. With respect, Peter disagrees with their recommendation. 04/26/2019

  • News

    Visual Studio 2019 Update Boosts Debugging, C++, More

    Microsoft released Visual Studio 2019 version 16.1 Preview 2, with improvements to debugging, C++ development, extensibility, NuGet functionality and more. 04/26/2019

  • Pulling Objects from Web Services with ReadAsAsync

    When it comes to retrieving the object sent to you by a Web Service, there's an easy way to do it and a hard way to do it. The problem is that the easy way is hard to get. 04/25/2019

  • News

    '.NET for Apache Spark' Debuts for C#/F# Big Data

    Almost four years after the debut of Apache Spark, .NET developers are on track to more easily use the popular Big Data processing framework in C# and F# projects. 04/25/2019

  • C# Corner

    ASP.NET Core Security, Part 1

    Eric Vogel kicks off his series on ASP.NET Core security by showing how to set up authentication to register, log in and log out a user account in an ASP.NET Core MVC application. 04/24/2019

  • News

    VS Code Python Tool Adds Variable Explorer, Data Viewer

    The latest monthly update to the Python extension for Visual Studio Code makes it easier for developers to keep track of variables and their data when working with the ever-popular programming language in the ever-popular open source code editor. 04/24/2019

  • News

    VS Code Now Supports Blazor Development

    Visual Studio Code now does Blazor development thanks to updated Razor tooling support in a popular C# extension for the code editor. 04/23/2019

  • News

    Blazor Graduates from Experiment to Preview

    On the same day we reported "the end of the experiment is in sight" for Microsoft's Blazor project, it did indeed graduate from experimental status to a preview of a new way to do Web UI with .NET languages like C#. 04/19/2019

  • News

    .NET Core 3.0 Preview 4 Ships, GA Release Date Revealed Soon

    Microsoft's .NET Core 3.0 is out in a fourth preview as it nears general availability, with the exact release date to be revealed by the company at its Build developer conference in about three weeks. 04/19/2019

  • Practical .NET

    Logging in .NET Core

    .NET Core provides a framework that logging systems can be snapped into. However, what's most important about this framework is how you write your messages out. It's the quality of the message that will let you find where your problems are. 04/18/2019

  • News

    Blazor Update: 'The End of the Experiment Is in Sight'

    Daniel Roth and Steve Sanderson of Microsoft's Blazor development team provided an update on the long-awaited, experimental project that boosts .NET development for the Web, stating "the end of the experiment is in sight." 04/18/2019

  • News

    Worried About Privacy? VSCodium Strips Microsoft Telemetry from VS Code, with FOSS License

    A GitHub project called VSCodium offers up the popular Visual Studio Code editor, but stripped of Microsoft customizations and released under a "real" open source license. 04/17/2019

  • News

    Particle Ships IoT Tool Based on Visual Studio Code

    Internet of Things specialist Particle has shipped a new Workbench development tool based on the ever-popular Visual Studio Code editor. 04/17/2019

  • Practical .NET

    Working with Dynamic Objects: Beyond the Basics with ExpandoObjects

    ExpandoObjects let you dynamically add members to your object at run time -- a great way to handle scenarios where you need a lot of flexibility. But how do you work with an object when you don't know the names of its properties? 04/16/2019

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