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Cybersecurity, Security

How to work with Azure Key Vault in .NET Core

June 29, 2023

Via: InfoWorld

When building .NET Core applications, we often make use of various “secrets” such as client IDs, access tokens, passwords, certificates, encryption keys, and API keys. Naturally, we need a secure way to store, manage, and control access to this sensitive […]


Computing, Software & Applications

Microsoft pledges support in .NET language updates

February 8, 2023

Via: Info World

Microsoft’s latest strategy for its .NET languages—C#, F#, and Visual Basic—emphasizes attributes including performance and interoperability, with the company remaining in charge of governance. The company posted the latest overviews of plans for the three languages on February 6. Big […]


Computing, Software & Applications

.NET Community Toolkit 8.1 enhances MVVM capabilities

January 20, 2023

Via: Info World

Microsoft has improved functionality, performance, and diagnostics in the MVVM toolkit portion of the .NET Community Toolkit. The upgrade was released this week. Unveiled January 18, .NET Community Toolkit 8.1 adds dedicated analyzers to the MVVM (model-view-viewmodel) toolkit. Previously, the […]


Computing, Software & Applications

How to use the null object pattern in .NET

January 5, 2023

Via: Info World

You might often encounter null reference exceptions in your applications if null checks aren’t appropriately implemented. A null reference exception will abruptly terminate the execution of your program unless it is properly handled in your code. The null object pattern […]


Computing, Software & Applications

Microsoft .NET 7 bolsters WebAssembly support

September 28, 2022

Via: Info World

Microsoft’s .NET 7 software development platform, due as a production release in November, improves support for running .NET on WebAssembly in JavaScript-based apps. Developers can use the expanded WebAssembly support in .NET 7 to reuse .NET libraries from JavaScript or […]


Computing, Data Management

Microsoft adds container support to .NET SDK

August 30, 2022

Via: Info World

In a bid to boost cloud-native development in .NET, Microsoft has announced built-in container support for the .NET SDK. Container images now are a supported output type of the Microsoft .NET SDK, the company said in a bulletin on August […]


Computing, Software & Applications

Microsoft previews text classification API for ML.NET

June 15, 2022

Via: Info World

Microsoft has unveiled a preview of the ML.NET Text Classification API, an API intended to make it easier to train custom text classification models using the open source ML.NET machine learning framework. Introduced June 14, the ML.NET Text Classification API […]


Computing, Software & Applications

How to enforce architecture rules in C#

April 14, 2022

Via: Info World

Unit testing is how we ensure that the blocks of code we write do what we intended them to do. There are some open-source frameworks available to unit test .NET applications, namely, NUnit and xUnit.Net. You should always incorporate unit […]


Computing, Software & Applications

Microsoft .NET MAUI release candidate available

April 13, 2022

Via: Info World

Microsoft’s .NET MAUI (Multi-platform App UI) has moved to a release candidate (RC) stage, the company said on April 12. An evolution of Xamarin Forms, .NET MAUI is a cross-platform framework for building mobile and desktop apps with C# and […]


Computing, Data Management

Microsoft .NET 7 zeroes in on containers and cloud

February 18, 2022

Via: Info World

Microsoft has released a preview of .NET 7, the planned next version of the company’s .NET software development platform, with the promise of improved support for cloud-native and container scenarios. Major focus areas for .NET 7 include better support for […]


Computing, Software & Applications

Microsoft .NET 7 Preview 1 coming this week

February 15, 2022

Via: Info World

In the midst of celebrating the 20th anniversary of its .NET software development platform, Microsoft said it plans to release an initial preview of .NET 7 this week. In a bulletin published February 13, Microsoft said .NET 7 Preview 1 […]


Computing, Software & Applications

How to improve StringBuilder performance in C#

November 4, 2021

Via: Info World

Strings are immutable types in .NET. Whenever you modify a String object in .NET, a new String object is created in memory to hold the new data. By contrast, a StringBuilder object represents a mutable string of characters, and expands […]


Computing, Software & Applications

Microsoft Visual Studio 2022 is fixing one of the most annoying issues for developers

July 30, 2021

Via: Techradar

With the recent release of Microsoft Visual Studio 2022 Preview 2, Microsoft has introduced a brand-new Hot Reload experience that not only helps developers be more productive but also supports both managed .NET and native C++ apps. The software giant’s […]


Computing, Software & Applications

Microsoft Visual Studio 16.9 preview enhances C++ tooling

January 25, 2021

Via: Info World

Microsoft has released Visual Studio 2019 16.9 Preview 3, an update to the company’s signature integrated development environment that offers more command line tools for C++ development as well as enhancements tuned to .NET and XAML. The previous update to […]


Internet, Wireless & Cloud

Public clouds and big tech target low-code capabilities

November 23, 2020

Via: Info World

I’ve been using low-code and no-code platforms for almost two decades to build internal workflow applications and rapidly develop customer-facing experiences. I always had development teams working on Java, .NET, or PHP applications built on top of SQL and NoSQL […]


Computing, Software & Applications

7 low-code platforms developers should know

September 28, 2020

Via: Info World

Some developers cringe at the thought of using low-code platforms that take them outside of their Java, .NET, and JavaScript environments, or separate them from their IDEs, automated test frameworks, and devops platforms. Others have embraced low-code platforms as tools […]


Computing, Software & Applications

MAUI: a Multi-platform App UI for .NET

June 25, 2020

Via: InfoQ

Last month, during the 2020 edition of Build, Microsoft announced the roadmap for .NET MAUI, a multi-platform framework for building native device applications. The new framework comes as an evolution of Xamarin.Forms, providing native features for Android, iOS, macOS, and […]


Internet, Wireless & Cloud

Microsoft Updates Azure Stack Hub with New Management Features, Container Support and More

June 2, 2020

Via: InfoQ

During this year’s digital Build conference, Microsoft announced several new incremental updates to its private and hybrid computing offering Azure Stack Hub. The public cloud vendor will add various significant features on Azure Stack Hub in private previews such as […]


Computing, Software & Applications

Building .NET Applications for AWS

May 20, 2020

Via: InfoQ

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is a member of the .NET Foundation and is a major proponent of .NET development and .NET developers. AWS engineers are currently supporting several different .NET open source products with the support for those projects, and […]


Computing, Software & Applications

Blazor WebAssembly Preview – Full-Stack C# Development for Web Applications

February 13, 2020

Via: InfoQ

Microsoft has released the 3.2.0 Preview 1 of Blazor WebAssembly, which adds support for a SignalR client, simplified startup and improved download size. Blazor is a framework for building web applications using C#, HTML and CSS. The C# code is […]