dotNET Weekly Date: 2017-Aug-08 Week: 32 Year: 2017
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The reference applications will show you how to design microservices, web apps and Xamarin.Forms mobile apps. This blog post will be useful if you are trying to explore about one of the architectural areas and might be not ready to plunge into in-depth guidance.

Building a Web API in .NET Core that uses Twilio? Check out how to do it here

Modern web-pages are getting larger and larger with huge CSS, HTML and JavaScript files. But the Internet connection isn’t always good and pages can load slowly. Web pages also often contain other materials such as images and videos. Reducing load time can have a profound impact on the user experience. Compression can help with that.

This post looks at custom output caching and in particular, allowing cache invalidation (cache busting) at the server level in order to allow the use of response caching for more dynamic pages.

The concept of generics is not new; It has been there since 1973 when it was first pioneered by a programming language called ML, and throughout the years generics were part of many programming languages including ADA, Java, Delphi, Rust and Huskell.

A web API that returns JSON responses should be expected to return errors or exceptions as JSON messages, too.

In this post, I’ll look at how to use VSCode to create an Arduino simple project which writes to a serial port, and deploy this to an Arduino Uno using VSCode.

Tag Helpers provide us with means to change and enhance existing HTML elements in our views.

We're excited to announce that in Windows 10 Fall Creators Update (FCU) due to ship in fall 2017, Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) will no longer be a beta feature and will become a fully supported Windows feature.

I can still remember writing my first automated tests in a professional setting. Notice that I didn’t say unit tests, and for good reason. At the time, some 14 years ago, I hadn’t heard of unit tests. Instead, I simply automated the process of manually testing my software.

Libraries and Tools to the rescue

Popcorn app made in .NET/WPF