This past week had Microsoft Build and Google I/O, lots of stuff to check out (and so little time). Articles ".NET Core 3 and Support for Windows Desktop Applications” Some insights on whats coming in .NET Core. Many things are Windows only, but at least those that still need to target specifically Windows will be able to take advantage of .NET Core goodies when building desktop applications (WPF and Windows Forms).

Categories: redirect magazine
Slower week, a few more links anyways! Articles “REST vs GraphQL APIs, the Good, the Bad, the Ugly “ Interesting comparison between REST and GraphQL APIs. “Targeting builds for multiple frameworks and machines” Nice read on a use case for multi targeting a .NET project across frameworks and operating systems, for a complete multi platform experience. “Avoiding struct and readonly reference performance pitfalls with ErrorProne.NET” Introduction to a set of analyzers to help with some of the latest C# performance oriented features regarding structs.

Categories: redirect magazine
Here comes some more link goodness! Articles “HttpClientFactory for typed HttpClient instances in ASP.NET Core 2.1” Using the new HttpClientFactory with ASP.NET Core 2.1. “HttpClientFactory in ASP.NET Core 2.1 (Part 1)" Some more info on HttpClientFactory with ASP.NET Core 2.1. This is a much more detail set of articles then the one by Scott Hanselman. The link is for part one but you can then follow through the others, 3 in total at this moment.

Categories: redirect magazine
“Another day, another carrot”… I mean, another redirect magazine! Articles “It’s time to give Firefox a fresh chance” While not directly code related, I think this is an important topic. As developers we, better than anyone else, should know that having an application only work well on one browser is terrible. We haven’t even got rid of those horrible sites that require us to fire up Internet Explorer (and Java applets for that matter) and are slipping into a similar scenario with Chrome.

Categories: redirect magazine
This week has been a little slower, but I still have some nice stuff to share while I’m finishing up a post on a little PoC I did with gRPC (code here). Articles “Why junior devs should review seniors’ commits” Some good reasons for all developers to be involved in the code review process, not just the senior ones. “What does a good side project look like?" While I disagree that one must have side projects, if there’s interest in having one, these article talks about some of the possible benefits of it.

Categories: redirect magazine
Some more reading/watching material. A bit more Go this week, as I would love to use it to build something but haven’t got around to do it - my attention span in pet projects is terrible, I start one thing then get another idea and forget the previous :) Articles “Is the repository pattern useful with Entity Framework Core?" An alternative point of view on the much used repository pattern.

Categories: redirect magazine
Here comes another round of interesting reads/watches. Articles “Command line “tab” completion for .NET Core CLI in PowerShell or bash” Something I had no clue that existed:.NET command line autocomplete and static file server. “Diving deep into JavaScript array – evolution & performance “ Some insights on the array performance in JavaScript. “Dataflow (Task Parallel Library)" I had no clue there was an actor model like API tied into the TPL.

Categories: redirect magazine