dotNET Weekly Date: 2017-Apr-25 Week: 17 Year: 2017
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Books we recommend
Develop Cloud Connected Mobile Apps with Xamarin and Microsoft Azure
Develop Cloud Connected Mobile Apps with Xamarin and Microsoft Azure
Welcome to my first book. It's free, it's open source, and it's comprehensive. Those attributes also describe two of my favorite technologies. The first is Xamarin Forms , a technology that allows you to develop cross-platform mobile applications using C# and the .NET framework. The second is Azure Mobile Apps, a technology that allows you to connect your mobile app to resources that are important in cloud connected mobile applications such as table data, authentication, and push notifications.

Learning JavaScript Design Patterns
Learning JavaScript Design Patterns
Design patterns are reusable solutions to commonly occurring problems in software design. They are both exciting and a fascinating topic to explore in any programming language.


Articles we enjoyed

If you’re like me, you probably go through three stages when hearing about a new technology: 1. Dismissal One more JavaScript library?! Just use jQuery already! 2. Interest Hmm, maybe I should check out this new library I keep hearing about… 3. Panic Help! I need to learn this new library right now or I’ll be completely obsolete!


Did you know when you combine Docker’s cross platform support of Linux and Windows containers and Microsoft cloud technologies, you get a comprehensive offering that can support virtually every enterprise workload?


Videos we favorited
Become a Bot Builder with Microsoft Bot Framework
Become a Bot Builder with Microsoft Bot Framework
The way in which customers expect to be able to interact with companies is changing. We'll look at this change and how you can take advantage of it by creating chatbots using the Microsoft Bot Framework.

DocumentDB
DocumentDB
DocumentDB is Microsoft's cloud-first database solution for schema-less data. With DocumentDB you can query any collection of JSON data with SQL and JavaScript, and because it's designed for the cloud, you get guaranteed low latency, global replication, unlimited scale and a usage-based pricing model based on storage and throughput.


Libraries and Tools to the rescue


Microsoft today joined Docker on stage to announce that they will make Linux containers run natively on Windows Server through our Hyper-V isolation technology.