dotNET Weekly Date: 2016-Dec-06 Week: 49 Year: 2016
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Developing a web application today is probably one of the best times to ever do so, at least, if you can figure out how to get your environment set up. Frameworks like Angular, Aurelia, React, and countless others are incredible tools, but there's a learning curve to make them do your bidding.


In this blog post we are going to leave about how to Speed Up Performance Without Code Change or Configuration Change in SQL Server. This blog post is going to be a fun and quick read.


This post is in my Fat Controller CQRS Diet series demonstrating how to thin your controllers by implementing commands and queries using the MediatR library.


By now hopefully you’ve heard the good news that we’ve added first class support for building and running .NET applications inside of Docker containers in Visual Studio 2017 RC.


In the last few years, millions of developers have started to use Git. But just a fraction of them are using it confidently and productively: Git’s large feature set and its even larger number of parameters and flags make it hard to master. The question, therefore, is not if you are using Git in your team. The question is if it helps you become a more professional and productive developer.


A lot has changed over the last year, but the team is now buttoning down C# 7.0 development, and Visual Studio 2017 Release Candidate is implementing virtually all of the new features


Videos we favorited
What’s New in F# 4.1
What’s New in F# 4.1
Learn about the new F# 4.1 features.

Module #1: .NET Core + Application Insights
Module #1: .NET Core + Application Insights
Experience the ease of ASP.NET Core and Azure App Services creation and management, and the benefits of Application Insights based on best practices and practical examples.

Why You Should Take Another Look at C#
Why You Should Take Another Look at C#
Because you can and because you want to! In this GOTO Copenhagen 2016 talk, Mads Torgersen invites you to play around in the key of C#, see why it’s not your uncle’s, and discover where the language is headed.


Libraries and Tools to the rescue


I get a lot of requests from people for data from Have I been pwned (HIBP) that they can analyse. The answer has always been "no". However, as part of HIBP's 3rd birthday celebrations, I am going to share data with you, quite a lot of it.



The DocumentDB .NET Core Preview SDK enables you to build fast, cross-platform ASP.NET Core and .NET Core apps to run on Windows, Mac, and Linux.



At the Microsoft Connect(); keynote in New York this morning, we made some significant announcements about Xamarin Test Cloud, namely that we now support the Appium framework and that Visual Studio Mobile Center (Preview) is the next generation of Xamarin Test Cloud.



a UI toolkit for WPF



Get started with SQL Server on macOS, Linux, and Windows.



This topic shows how to use the mssql extension for Visual Studio Code (VS Code) to develop SQL Server databases.


Events/Webinars/Seminars you shouldn't miss


In this computer science course, you will learn how to deploy an ASP.NET MVC application, which is a web application framework developed by Microsoft, which implements the model–view–controller (MVC) pattern, to the Microsoft Azure platform.