dotNET Weekly Date: 2017-May-02 Week: 18 Year: 2017
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Books we recommend
Free eBook on ASP.Net Core is available for download – CodeClimber
Free eBook on ASP.Net Core is available for download – CodeClimber
This project had a long development as we had to wait till all the latest bits of the ASP.NET Core tools (which only became final with Visul Studio 2017) were finally available to deliver a complete and up to date picture of how to develop an ASP.NET Core application.

Articles we enjoyed

We are excited to share the preview release of in-database analytics and machine learning with Python in SQL Server. Python is one of the most popular languages for data science and has a rich ecosystem of powerful libraries.

Learn to use Visual Studio, Visual Studio Team Services, Application Insights and Team Foundation Server to decrease rework, increase transparency into your application and increase the rate at which you can ship high quality software throughout the application lifecycle

.NET Core is the modular, open source and cross-platform set of tools that allows you to build next-generation .NET applications, which run on Windows, Linux and macOS

Continuing with topics based on ASP.NET Core code reviews. Here is a bit of code I came across in an application’s Startup class.

In today’s post, I’d like to present a dozen of minimalistic samples that you can make use of within ASP.NET Core application.

This post walks through a series of various performance optimization steps: from BCL API usage to advanced data structures, from bit twiddling hacks to addressing CPU cache misses.

Videos we favorited
Azure Functions
Azure Functions
The natural evolution of Platform As A Service, Functions As A Service is the cornerstone of the new serverless paradigm. Learn how Azure Functions allows you to develop naturally scalable and event-driven "nano-service" solutions.

Libraries and Tools to the rescue

Today we are happy to announce the release of SignalR 2.2.2-preview1.

Tweetinvi is an intuitive .NET C# library to access the Twitter REST API.

Events/Webinars/Seminars you shouldn't miss

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