October was another great month. Probably the hottest news have been the announcements from Microsoft on Oct, 26th, but there was much more! Link in the previous months, I’m collecting the highlights of October 2016.
Let’s get into more details on C# 7.0, .NET Core, my new Website, and more.
The release of C# 7.0 is coming (it just takes a few months until the release) – and I’ve written a few blog posts on C# 7.0:
Binary literals and digit separators – syntax sugar with C# 7.0, but it makes the code a lot more readable:
After tuples made it into .NET Framework 4.0, now C# gets a syntax enhancement to support tuples natively – and a new value-based tuple type is available:
Entity Framework Core
A blog article about Entity Framework Core – how to define Table per Hierarchy (TPH):
Expect some more articles about EF Core – some are already in the queue waiting to be made public 🙂 EF Core
My new Website is online! Of course this version was created with ASP.NET Core. A blog article gives more details:
You can still register for my WPF workshop in December – and of course arranging company-based workshops according your needs for UWP, WPF, .NET Core, EF Core, C# 7.0, ASP.NET Core, TypeScript, and more is always possible.
Professional C# 6 and .NET Core 1.0
Source code for my book Professional C# 6 and .NET Core 1.0 is updated, and additional samples available:
More news from other sources coming here:
.NET Core 1.1 Preview 1 is available!
Running .NET Core app in Docker container
.NET Standard makes it easier to use libraries across different frameworks. Here’s a FAQ on .NET Standard
Visual Studio “15” Preview 5 is available – with C# 7.0
Storing and using Secrets in Azure
Historic achievement: Microsoft researchers reach human parity in conversational speech recognition Speech recognition
Microsoft Event Announcements
On Oct, 26th Microsoft announced the Windows 10 Creators update, and more:
- 3D for everyone
- MyPeople – a Faster way to connect and share
- Beam is builtin – broadcast a gameplay
- Office apps support 3D models
- VR headsets from HP, Lenovo, ASUS, Dell, Acer
- a new Surface Book, doubles graphic power, 16 hours battery life
- Dolby Atmos coming with Windows 10 Update for Xbox One
- Surface Studio, the thinnest 28″ LCD with impressive specs and touch
- Surface Dial, a new form of input
JSON vs XML
A quote from me from a Facebook discussion:
“JSON is more like C# curly brackets while XML is like VB with Begin/End”, Christian Nagel, Oct-2016
Looking forward to a great November 2016!
Don’t miss thee next Connect(); event is November 16th and 17th:
Developer event Connect(); 2016
Have fun with programming and learning!
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