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Every week a panel of experts in .NET and related technologies sit down with developers from the community to talk about all things .NET related.

Every week a panel of experts in .NET and related technologies sit down with developers from the community to talk about all things .NET related.
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Every week a panel of experts in .NET and related technologies sit down with developers from the community to talk about all things .NET related.

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English


Episodes

.NET 013: Simmy and Chaos Engineering Geovanny Alzate Sandoval

11/12/2019
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In this episode of Adventures in .NET the panel interviews Geovanny Alzate Sandoval, the creator of Simmy. Geovanny tells the panel all about Simmy, Poly, and chaos engineering. After defining each of these terms, the panel asks Geovanny questions about how they work. Chaos engineering intentionally breaks things to find weaknesses in systems, Simmy simulates those breaks and Poly helps create resilient systems. Before injecting chaos into your system, Geovanny has two suggestions. First,...

Duration:00:38:07

.NET 012: F# with Phillip Carter

10/29/2019
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In this episode of Adventures in .NET the panel interviews Phillip Carter. Phillip works on the .NET team. His primary focus is F# and F# tooling. Phillip starts off by explaining that F# is a functional programming language, whereas C# is an object-oriented language. Phillip explains how F# is a nice way for those who want to do functional programming to do so with a full ecosystem and quality tools and libraries. Phillip explains how F# is used in .NET. Some prefer to use only F# but the...

Duration:00:50:26

.NET 011: SOLID and .NET Predictions with Patrick Smacchia

10/22/2019
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In this episode of Adventures in .NET the panel interviews Patrick Smacchia who is known for his static analyzer, NDepend. The panel discusses NDepend, Patrick explains a bit about what is and how it works along with his history in .NET. Patrick is here to explains SOLID, an acronym introduced by Robert C. Martin outlining principles for object-oriented programming. These principles teach programmers to use object-oriented programming correctly. The panel considers what can go wrong when...

Duration:00:59:37

.NET 010: What's new in C# 8.0 with Jason Bock

10/15/2019
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In this week’s episode of Adventures in .NET the panel is joined by Wai Liu, the new panelist, and Jason Bock, the special guest. Wai shares a bit about himself, currently, he works as a PM from Australia. His focus lately has been on Azure and .NET Core. Jason Bock introduces himself next, he is a practice lead for application development in .NET. He is a writer and a speaker, often about the new features of C#. The panel interviews Jason about the new features found in C# 8.0. The first...

Duration:01:13:00

.NET 009: The Treasures of .NET Core 3.0 with Wade Gausden

10/8/2019
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In this week’s episode of Adventures in .NET the panel interviews Wade Gausden, who is well known for his website dotnetcoretutorials.com. When Wade got started in .NET around .NET 2.0 the documentation was terrible, so he started this website where he would write posts about the problems he ran into and how he solved them. The panel discusses how as .NET and C# have grown and evolved, making things easier. Wade shares his experience using .NET Core on a greenfield project he was consulting...

Duration:00:53:25

.NET 008: What Makes a 10x Engineer

10/1/2019
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On this week's Adventures in .NET, Charles Max Wood (Chuck) talks about the recent Twitter thread about 10x engineers. He goes through each of the points in the tweet and talks about each of them in turn. There are only two points he sort of agrees with, and believes the rest to be absolute garbage. One of the issues with this tweet is that it doesn’t define what a 10x engineer is. Defining a 10x engineer is difficult because it is also impossible to measure a truly average engineer because...

Duration:00:59:15

.NET 007: What We Know About LINQ

9/24/2019
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In this week’s episode of Adventure in .NET the panel shares their experiences using LINQ or Language Integrated Query. They discuss the benefits of using LINQ along with the struggles they have with it. They share some of their favorite tips and tricks for using LINQ. LINQ is something .NET developers use on a daily basis. The panel starts by giving a little background on LINQ. LINQ was introduced to the .NET framework 3.5 with the intent of providing a better way of dealing with data....

Duration:00:48:31

.NET 006: Async and C# 8 with Filip Ekberg

9/17/2019
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Episode Summary In this week’s episode of Adventures in .NET the panel interviews Filip Ekberg, Microsoft MVP, about using async, await, and the new features in C# 8. They begin by discussing the evolution of running tasks and multithreading in async. Filip describes the evolution beginning with background workers, through task parallel libraries finally to async and await. The panel considers how managing tasks has been made almost too easy. Filip explains that there has been a drive to...

Duration:00:48:28

.NET 005: Xamarin with James Montemagno

9/10/2019
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Episode Summary In this episode of Adventures in .NET, James Montemagno, a PM in the developer division at Microsoft working with Xamarin shares with the panel all of the exciting things happening in the Xamarin world. Charles Max Wood invites listeners to check out James’s appearances on a different DevChatTV podcast, The iPhreaks Show. Charles expresses his excitement to see Xamarin from a .NET perspective. James starts the discussion by sharing how he got into Xamarin and .NET. He...

Duration:01:12:57

.NET 004: All About Azure Functions with Colby Tresness

9/3/2019
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Sponsors CacheFly Panel Shawn Clabough Caleb Wells Joined by Special Guest: Colby Tresness Summary Colby Tresness, from Microsoft, joins the panel to answer questions about azure functions. He starts by defining the two different types of azure functions. He overviews the different plans available and what they offer. The panel discusses the best use cases for azure functions and Colby shares what to avoid doing with azure functions. The panel asks Colby about cold start penalties...

Duration:00:47:10

.NET 003: Blazor with Daniel Roth

9/3/2019
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Sponsors CacheFly Panel Shawn Clabough Caleb Wells Joined by Special Guest: Daniel Roth Summary Daniel Roth, from Microsoft, the ASP .NET team, joins the panel to discuss Blazor. Daniel starts by introducing Web Assembly and how this changed web development. Blazor allows full-stack development through .NET with C#. The panel asks Dan about Blazor's capabilities and future. Dan shares Blazor’s origin story. The panel compares Blazor to Silverlight and Dan compares the two and...

Duration:00:52:53

.NET 002: Building Extensions with Mads Kristensen

9/3/2019
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Sponsors CacheFly Panel Charles Max Wood Shawn Clabough Caleb Wells Joined by Special Guest: Mads Kristensen Summary Mads Kristensen, from Microsoft, joins the panel to discuss building extensions in visual studio. Mads shares his story of getting into building extensions. Mads gives recommendations when getting started building an extension. The panel discusses what are important things to understand when you are new to building extensions. Charles Max Wood asks about the...

Duration:00:51:17

.NET 001:Welcome to Adventures in .NET

9/3/2019
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Sponsors CacheFly Panel Caleb Wells Shawn Clabough Summary In this very first episode of Adventures in .NET the panel starts by introducing themselves. The panel shares their journeys when they got started in programming and how they got into .NET. The panel considers the evolution of technology and how the modern path of a programmer has changed. They discuss what projects they are currently working on and what projects excite them in...

Duration:00:27:31