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Finally, .NET got JSON API

Dealing with JSON data is a pretty standard use case in modern application development and .NET applications are no exception. When compared to XML data type which apparently has built-in support with lot of libraries and interfaces in .NET Framework. Remember, LINQ to XML which gives in-memory LINQ query interface over XML data source. Strangely,… Read More »

.Net Core 3.0 Preview 5

Microsoft has announced .Net Core 3.0 Preview 5. However, what caught our attention is that this Preview 5, among other changes, quietly slips in a new built-in JSON serializer eliminating the need for ubiquitous Newtonsoft.Json nuget package in .Net Core apps. ASP.NET Core MVC adds support for reading and writing JSON using System.Text.Json It’s asychronous,… Read More »

.Net Framework 4.8 released

Microsoft has announced .NET Framework 4.8 recently. Those of you, writing apps for .NET Framework, get ready to upgrade to .NET Framework 4.8 version. Since .Net Core is getting all the attention these days, we initially wondered whether good old big brother in .NET Eco-system .NET Framework slowly loosing it’s glory. But, all is not… Read More »

Stack Overflow Developer 2019 Survey

Much awaited highly popular Stack Overflow Q & A site has released comprehensive developer survey about what coders around the world think about programming languages, stacks and tools. Wow, 90K developers took the survey earlier this year. Survey Summary: One of top programming languages is C# besides Python and Java TypeScript grew rapidly to become… Read More »

Visual Studio 2019 is here!!

Microsoft has announced the first preview of Visual Studio 2019 back in December 2018. Now, Microsoft has announced the general availability of Visual Studio 2019 for Windows and Mac. You can download latest IDE with lot of interesting features from here and others details on Visual Studio 2019 timeline from here Visual Studio Features Microsoft… Read More »

.Net Performance books and courses

.NET is a solid framework and widely popular stack to build web applications and build highly scalable and robust code. Be it C#, .Net Core, ASP.Net MVC all of them are prevalent technologies used by developer community around the world. .NET Performance can’t be missed. Every .NET application ever built has to cater to performance… Read More »

Python programming Free course from google

Look no further. Learn Python from the masters and pioneers. Google offers excellent course on Python for beginners. Python is a popular programming languages widely used in scientific and academic circles. It’s gaining popularity in Silicon Valley for it’s simplicity and robustness. It’s fast. Google’s Python Class  |  Python Education  |  Google Developers Google’s Python… Read More »

Introduction to Machine learning

A great way to enter new territory of Machine Learning.  Infoq has published an excellent article series on Introduction to Machine Learning. Series Author Michael Manapat is a terrific guy in the area of machine learning. Definitely worth checking out Article Series: An Introduction to Machine Learning Article Series: An Introduction to Machine Learning In this series,… Read More »

Introduction to Node.js

Learn Node.js from the Benjamin Lin who wrote 14 books on Node.js. If you’re interested to learn Node.js or web development, you should definitely check this free beginner course on Edx Edx courses are generally free unless you want a certificate for course completion.  Edx course quality is top notch comparable to likes of Pluralsight Introduction to Node.js… Read More »