The week in .NET – 2/23/2016

To read last week’s post, see The week in .NET – 2/17/2016.

On.NET

Last week, Joe Duffy was on the show to talk about Midori. This week, we had to move the show to Friday at 4:00PM Pacific Time, but we’ll have the pleasure of speaking with Scott Hanselman.

Package of the week: RestSharp

Interacting with REST resources may in theory be just a matter of using standard HTTP, but in practice, there is still ceremony involved around serialization, and authentication. RestSharp is a library that facilitates REST interaction from .NET code.

Here’s how you’d query a hypothetical directory service for information about employees:

User group of the week: Seattle Mobile .NET Developers

On Wednesday, February 24 at 6:00, our own Stacey Haffner will give an introduction to game programming with Unity at the Seattle Mobile .NET Developers meeting.

.NET

ASP.NET

F#

Check out F# Weekly for more great content from the F# community.

Games

And this is it for this week!

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This week’s post (and future posts) also contains news I first read on
ASP.NET’s community spotlight,
on F# weekly,
on ASP.NET Weekly,
and on Chris Alcock’s The Morning Brew.