Visual Studio Toolbox: Building Bots Part 1

A bot is software that interacts with humans to do things like chat, make recommendations, book travel and more. This is the first of a two part series where Sam Basu shows us how to build bots. What are the tools we use and how do they work? Once you understand that, you can think…

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Visual Studio Toolbox: Building Web APIs Part 3

This is the last of a three part series where I am joined by Chris Woodruff who shows how to build ASP.NET Core Web APIs. In this episode, Chris goes deep into what developers should know when building real-world APIs. This episode expands on the first episode to discuss what best practices developers should think…

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Visual Studio Toolbox: Building Web APIs Part 2

This is the second of a three part series where I am joined by Chris Woodruff who shows how to build ASP.NET Core Web APIs. In this episode, Chris discusses what to do after building your APIs. He shows Integration Testing, a new testing framework from the ASP.NET Core team that will allow you and…

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Visual Studio Toolbox: Building Web APIs Part 1

This is the first of a three part series where I am joined by Chris Woodruff who shows how to build ASP.NET Core Web APIs. In this episode, Chris shows how to kick off your first project and what ASP.NET Core 2.1 offers that makes our developer lives better! He looks at Dependency Injection, Entity…

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Visual Studio Toolbox: Unit Testing: Existing Code

This is the fourth of a four part series, recorded this summer, where I am joined by Phil Japikse to discuss unit testing. This series expands on the 2017 Unit Testing episode. In this final episode, we tie it all together. How do you add Unit Testing into existing code? When should you, as well…

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Visual Studio Toolbox: Unit Testing: Moq Framework

This is the third of a four part series, recorded this summer, where I am joined by Phil Japikse to discuss unit testing. This series expands on the 2017 Unit Testing episode. In this episode, we cover the Moq framework. Mocking provides the ability to simulate an object. For example, you can test a call…

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Visual Studio Toolbox: A History of .NET

In this episode, I am joined by Richard Campbell, co-host of .NET Rocks. We spend orr time together reviewing the history of .NET, the subject of a book Richard is working on. We start with why .NET was created and end with .NET Core and we cover lots of milestones in between. Just an informal…

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Visual Studio Toolbox: Blazor Part 2

This is the second of a two part episode recorded in August. Special guest hosts Sam Basu and Ed Charbeneau take us on a tour of Blazor, an experimental .NET web framework using C# and HTML that runs in the browser using a relatively new standardized web technology called WebAssembly. Sam and Ed show how…

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Visual Studio Toolbox: Blazor Part 1

This is the first of a two part episode recorded in August. Special guest hosts Sam Basu and Ed Charbeneau take us on a tour of Blazor, an experimental .NET web framework using C# and HTML that runs in the browser using a relatively new standardized web technology called WebAssembly. Sam and Ed show how…

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Visual Studio Toolbox: Unit Testing: xUnit

This is the second of a four part series, recorded this summer, where I am joined by Phil Japikse to discuss unit testing. This series expands on the 2017 Unit Testing episode. In this episode, Phil and I cover the xUnit testing framework. After explaining the new terminology, the demonstrated features cover data driven (or…

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