Adventures in .NET

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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Wonders and Woe of Open Source Development – .NET 067

We have discussed open source packages and projects in previous episodes but today we dig a little deeper. Manuel Grundner has contributed to several open source projects and manages one himself, Xenial.Framework. Like a lot of open source projects Manuel started Xenial based on a need he saw when consulting with different clients. We go…

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Don’t Let These Things Keep You From Podcasting – BONUS

Charles talks about the things that get developers stuck when they’re trying to start their podcast or other influencer channel. He explains how to get around having those things hamper your journey. Panel Charles Max Wood

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Interactive C# with VS Code Notebooks with Eric Potter – .NET 066

VS Code Notebooks provides a way to write quick interactive C# along with documentation to learn and train with. Panel Shawn Clabough Wai Liu Guest Eric Potter Sponsors Dev Influencers Accelerator Links .NET Interactive Notebooks Aptera Software Humble Toolsmith Binder Project Jupyter | The Binder Project LINQPad – The .NET Programmer’s Playground Twitter: Eric Potter…

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BONUS: Relationships Matter Most

Charles Max Wood talks about how to build, grow, and benefit from positive relationships within programming. He talks about how he’s built genuine positive relationships with hundreds of programmers and how he and others have grown from those relationships. He also explains that you get out of relationships what you put into them. Finally, he…

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.NET 065: So You Want to Go to a Bootcamp

Do you have questions about coding bootcamps? If so we have a lot of answers. Listen in as we pick Matt Eland’s brain about his employer, Tech Elevator, and coding bootcamps in general. We discuss the differences between college and bootcamps, the admissions process, what a day looks like in bootcamp and much more. Panel…

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BONUS: How Opportunities Come Your Way When You’re an Influencer

Charles Max Wood discusses several opportunities that came his way early in his podcasting career and other opportunities that have come to other people after only a couple of podcast episodes. He explains why that happens and how you can use this to create more influence as a developer. Panel Charles Max Wood

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.NET 064: To CI/CD or not to CI/CD

In today’s episode we are joined by Muhammad Azeez to discuss CI/CD. It is a safe bet that most development teams could benefit by integrating CI/CD into their workflow. CI/CD can speed up development and save you from making costly and time consuming mistakes. Every team could use a Muhammad and listening to this episode…

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BONUS: What is Charles Max Wood’s Biggest Payoff for Being a Dev Influencer?

Charles Max Wood started podcasting because it sounded fun and because he wanted to talk about technology. He learned pretty quickly that it got him access to people who understood the things he wanted to learn. The reasons changed over the years, as Charles explains before he talks about the big payoff he gets now…

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.NET 063: Use cases for GraphQL in .NET

Baskar Rao Dandlamudi joins us to discuss using GraphQL in .NET. There are a lot of good use cases for using GraphQL in .NET. The two go together like HotChocolate and a cold winter day :slight_smile: We dig into the benefits using GraphQL brings but also the mindset shift it requires during development. Panel Caleb…

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BONUS: How Jason Weimann Became a Game Developer

Jason Weimann started out as an enthusiast of the Massively Multiplayer Online Role Playing Game, Everquest. After becoming a software developer and building a collaborative community playing the game, learn how he used his connections to get a job working for the company that made the game, even if it wasn’t a job working as…

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