Adventures in .NET

All About Language Features – .NET 076

In today’s episode Morgan Kenyon joins us to discuss why choosing the right programming language is important and some of the best features in different languages. We discuss the differences and benefits of dynamic languages and typed languages. Morgan talks about some of the features that he thinks makes C# a great programming language and…

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Developing your career – .NET 075

Karim Jernite, co-founder of Advancio, joins us to discuss what today’s job market is like for .NET developers. We discuss how COVID-19 has impacted Microsoft and the developers who work with their frameworks and products as well as the markets that are taking advantage of the forced digital transformation and growing instead of shrinking. Do…

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The Power to Automate – .NET 074

Microsoft Power Automate is a service that helps you create automated workflows and streamline repetitive tasks. Our guest, Barret Blake, walks us through what Power Automate is, how it works and how it fits into the Microsoft Power Platform. We discuss why you would want to use process automation over code, some of the integrations…

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Community is Key – .NET 073

Andrea Angella has been involved in many communities over the course of his career and it has helped him become the developer he is today. In this episode of Adventures in .NET we discuss starting out as a .NET developer, being mentored, mentoring others, .NET meetups and staying up-to-date with .NET. There are myriad benefits…

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Uno Platform isn’t a Card Game – .NET 072

Martin Zikmund discusses the Uno Platform – from getting started to developing applications that work across multiple platforms including Android, iOS, Windows, and web. Panel Shawn Clabough Wai Liu Guest Martin Zikmund Sponsors Dev Influencers Accelerator Links Uno Gallery Twitter: Martin Zikmund ( @mzikmunddev ) GitHub: Martin Zikmund ( MartinZikmund ) Martin Zikmund Picks Martin-…

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The 3 Essentials for Successful Job Outcomes – BONUS

Chuck dives into the 3 essentials for getting the next successful outcome you want in your career. Whether that’s something simple like a raise or something more complex like going freelance, you can achieve it by working on 3 main areas. First, building skills. The most obvious type of skills you’ll need is technical skills….

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Digging into .NET in AWS – .NET 071

All cloud service providers have a learning curve and AWS is no exception. Garo Yeriazarian has been working with AWS for a couple of years now and has a lot of practical advice for working with .NET in AWS. AWS doesn’t necessarily make it easy for you to get started but following Garo’s advice should…

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How to Get Hired at a FANG Company – BONUS

Chuck explains what he taught Nathan last week when we asked how to get hired at a FANG (Facebook Apple/Amazon Netflix Google) company. Essentially, it boils down to how to build the skills and knowledge needed to pass the interview. How to build the relationships to get into the door and have the interviewer want…

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You’ve been Blazored! – .NET 070

Chris Sainty is a man on a mission. A mission to tell everyone how awesome Blazor is! Chris started working with Blazor early on and has done speaking events, writes a blog, created an open source library and is currently working on a book on Blazor. His book, Blazor in Action, is currently available as…

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What is your Identity? – .NET 069

In today’s episode Carl Layton joins us to discuss authentication in the Microsoft stack. The definition of Identity in .NET has changed over the years but a lot of the fundamentals have stayed the same. We go over some of those fundamentals with Carl. We also delve into some of the complications around authentication and…

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What is an ORM and why do they matter? – .NET 068

Stuart Turner has been around since the early days of .NET and has seen the evolution of ORMs in .NET firsthand. In today’s episode we go over different architectural styles, usage, performance and more in .NET ORMs. Want to know whether we prefer eager loading vs lazy loading or code first vs database first? Join…

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Becoming the Go-To Person in Your Technology Area – BONUS

Chuck was on a strategic call with one of his potential coaching clients talking about cryptocurrencies and realized that this is one of the major reasons that people want to become influencers. Or, rather, that many people aspire to make a difference and/or make money and the best way to do that is to become…

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