The week in .NET – Command Line Parser Library, .NET South East

Previous posts: Links! Links! .NET Conf, Material Design in XAML Toolkit Package of the week: Command Line Parser Library Command-line applications typically accept arguments and options, and expose a –help page describing them. Parsing those arguments and options is a repetitive task that .NET provides little help for out of the box, beyond the string[]… Read more

The week in .NET – Links!

This week’s post will exceptionally be made of links only, as I’m on vacation… Previous posts: Links! .NET Conf, Material Design in XAML Toolkit .NET Architecture: Microservices & Containers, On .NET with Omer Raviv on OzCode, Sprache .NET 8 Key Application Performance Metrics & How to Measure Them by Matt Watson. Working with “Big Data”… Read more

The week in .NET – Links!

This week’s post will exceptionally be made of links only, as I’m on vacation… Previous posts: The week in .NET – .NET Conf, Material Design in XAML Toolkit .NET Architecture: Microservices & Containers, On .NET with Omer Raviv on OzCode, Sprache On .NET with Mattias Karlsson on Cake, Topshelf .NET Whats Wrong with Comments by… Read more

The week in .NET – .NET Conf, Material Design in XAML Toolkit

Previous posts: .NET Architecture: Microservices & Containers, On .NET with Omer Raviv on OzCode, Sprache On .NET with Mattias Karlsson on Cake, Topshelf On .NET with Brett Morrison, DateTime Extensions .NET Conf, September 19-21. Call for Content is Open! .NET Conf is a free, 3 day virtual developer event co-organized by the .NET community and… Read more

The week in .NET – .NET Architecture: Microservices & Containers, On .NET with Omer Raviv on OzCode, Sprache

Previous posts: On .NET with Mattias Karlsson on Cake, Topshelf On .NET with Brett Morrison, DateTime Extensions Open XML SDK, Adventure Time .NET Architecture – Microservices & Containers We recently added an Architecture Guidance page on the .NET Website. This new page pulls together architecture related resources for building different types of applications with .NET…. Read more

The week in .NET – On .NET with Mattias Karlsson on Cake, Topshelf

Previous posts: On .NET with Brett Morrison, DateTime Extensions Open XML SDK, Adventure Time .NET poster, Happy Birthday .NET with Jan Kotas, Skyworld On .NET: Mattias Karlsson – Cake During the Microsoft Build conference, we recorded interviews with some of the attendees. Mattias Karlsson is a core contributor on Cake, the cross-platform build automation system… Read more

Microsoft .NET Framework 4.7 is available on Windows Update, WSUS, and MU Catalog

Last Updated: 6/20/2017 We are happy to announce the Microsoft .NET Framework 4.7 is now available on Windows Update, Windows Server Update Services (WSUS), and the Microsoft Update (MU) Catalog for the following operating systems: Client platforms: Windows 7 SP1, Windows 8.1, Windows 10 Anniversary Update (Version 1607) Server platforms: Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1,… Read more

.NET Fringe: A Great Role Model for Community Oriented Conferences

A few of us just went to a smaller .NET conference in Portland, called .NET Fringe. For me, it was the third time I attended .NET Fringe. I’ve realized that this conference has gained a special place in my heart, so thought it would be worthwhile writing up why that is. My goal isn’t to… Read more

Performance Improvements in .NET Core

Update (2017/06/12): Added BenchmarkDotNet blog post link. There are many exciting aspects to .NET Core (open source, cross platform, x-copy deployable, etc.) that have been covered in posts on this blog before. To me, though, one of the most exciting aspects of .NET Core is performance. There’s been a lot of discussion about the significant advancements… Read more

The week in .NET – On .NET with Brett Morrison, DateTime Extensions

Previous posts: Open XML SDK, Adventure Time .NET poster, Happy Birthday .NET with Jan Kotas, Skyworld Microsoft Build 2017, .NET Core 2.0 preview 1, For the King On .NET: Brett Morrison During the Build conference, I caught up with my friend Brett Morrison. Brett is an entrepreneur, executive, and hands-on developer, who has been using… Read more