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WebView2 Tips and Tricks ...

The Microsoft WebView2 control allows you to embed Web Tech in native applications. It’s miles better than the old web browser controls. The WebView2 control is based on the Chromium platform.The official docs for the control are found here: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-edge/webview2/P...
20 Jan 14:16:23 - ASPInsiders

WebView2 Getting Started ...

The Microsoft WebView2 control allows you to embed Web Tech in native applications. It’s miles better than the old web browser controls. The WebView2 control is based on the Chromium platform.The official docs for the control are found here: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-edge/we...
20 Jan 14:16:00 - ASPInsiders

My Design Thinking Experience ...

Hello, people! Do you know about design thinking? If your answer is no, you should at least Google and learn about this approach to development. In this article, I want to share my experience with it and my ideas about it....
20 Jan 01:58:47 - Alex S2S - DZone Agile Zone

6 Steps to Collaboration Nirvana ...

The sudden move to fully remote work has accelerated plenty of changes in the way companies operate. Chief among those shifts has been an increased reliance on different collaboration methods. And, behind the scenes, many organizations have leaned more heavily on DevOps-type practices to keep a remote workforce running smoothly. Organizations that have implemented or extended DevOps processes and found new ways to collaborate are closer than their competitors to collaboration nirvana. How can ot...
19 Jan 21:11:53 - Corey Hulen - DZone Agile Zone

The Best Code Review ...

This article tells the story of the best code review style I know of and discusses the key points you should focus on while reviewing code. By the nature of my profession, I get to work with lots of developers, some of which are their companies' thought leaders. This story describes the code review style of Alin, one of the best developers I have had the honor to work with....
19 Jan 20:01:03 - Victor Rentea - DZone Agile Zone

The Plan for Entity Framework Core 6.0 ...

Today we are excited to share with you the plan for Entity Framework Core 6.0. This plan brings together input from many stakeholders and outlines where and how we intend to invest for the Entity Framework (EF Core) 6.0 release. This plan is not set-in-stone and will evolve as we work on the release based on what we learn. The post The Plan for Entity Framework Core 6.0 appeared first on .NET Blog. ...
18 Jan 16:00:54 - Jeremy Likness - .NET Blog

How to setup Continuous Integration and Deploy Pipeline for ASP.NET MVC Framework application to Azu ...

In this article I will try to explain in as few steps as possible a way to do CI and deploy from an Azure DevOps repository to an Azure hosted Web App. There are many ways to do this, but this worked for me (2021-01-18).I’m creating the CI from the Azure portal, but you can also do it more manually,...
18 Jan 13:33:17 - ASPInsiders

Understand Cascading Parameters and Cascading Values in Blazor ...

In the previous article we discussed arbitrary parameters and attribute splatting. Now it's time to understand one more aspect of passing values to a Blazor component from the external world - Cascading Parameters and Cascading Values. In all the examples discussed so far, we explicitly set a parame...
18 Jan 00:56:33 - ASPInsiders

Atlanta .NET User Group (virtual) ...

I'll be presenting "Advanced Fiddler Techniques" at Atlanta .NET User Group:Fiddler is a great free web diagnostic tool that nearly everyone uses, but typically only for very basic things.  If all you need is to see the requests made between the browser and web server, the browser devtoo...
17 Jan 19:00:34 - ASPInsiders

Don't Be Quick to Judge Your Team Members ...

Think of the countless times you labeled someone at work as "lazy, boring, incompetent, stupid, irritating, biased, reckless, rude, etc." The lens with which you see others makes all the difference; are you quick to judge or adopt an attitude to understand? How your co-worker reacts to a situation is shaped by their own temperament, past experiences, and current circumstances. Their behavior in one area does not reflect who they are as a person, what they value, and even h...
16 Jan 21:54:43 - Vinita Bansal - DZone Agile Zone

Best Work Operating Systems of 2021 ...

Introduction  While you may have heard of computer operating systems, work operating systems (work OS) are becoming more and more popular for their ability to help teams focus on operating more efficiently and productively.  As more and more organizations and teams adopt a working OS, they are becoming global with a range of such systems now available in the market to choose from. ...
16 Jan 21:09:23 - Fred Wilson - DZone Agile Zone

Value Stream Management: The Next Evolution in Software Development ...

Software delivery is complex. I think most of us can agree with that statement. Yet, regardless of how confusing it is, it’s a vital core competency for all organizations, despite what industry they are in or what product they are building. Today, every organization finds itself needing to be a software company. But simply being a software company isn’t enough – they need to be a high-performing one. Today’s CIOs constantly have this on their mind, as they are instructed to create more business ...
16 Jan 02:05:29 - Bob Davis - DZone Agile Zone

Engineering Customer Success ...

Customer success can make or break any business, especially when you’re scaling. That's why I've brought in Sunil Mavadia to explain how to scale a customer success initiative and what dev teams can do to help. Sunil Mavadia has been building and scaling customer success teams at software companies since before customer success was a known term. Now, over a decade later, he joins me to discuss the unique relationship between  developers the their customers. In this episode of Dev Interrupt...
15 Jan 21:00:52 - Dan Lines - DZone Agile Zone

How Product Manager Can Help Reduce Technical Debt ...

Product managers have extensive knowledge and access to a company's different departments and stakeholders. This makes them ideally placed to create a workplace culture around preventing and responding to technical debt. We offer some strategies that can help. According to Gartner's 2019 product manager survey, only 55% of all product launches take place on schedule. This is significant as product managers who typically launch on time are more likely to meet their internal targets within a year ...
15 Jan 16:05:11 - Cate Lawrence - DZone Agile Zone

Automatically provision NServiceBus Service Bus Function endpoint topology ...

In the previous post, Automatically create Service Bus trigger queue for Azure Function, I've shown how to provision a ServiceBusTrigger queue from within a Function.In this post, we'll take that idea and push it further to something a bit more sophisticated - provisioning the topology necessary f...
15 Jan 04:36:00 - ASPInsiders

Billing Extraction: A Tale of GraphQL Internal API Optimization ...

Extracting functional components from a monolithic app into a service can be a daunting task but choosing the right tools and techniques for the job can expedite the process. In this article, Toptal Backend Engineer Maciek Rzasa recounts how his team extracted billing functionality from the Toptal platform and how they overcame a series of performance issues....
14 Jan 11:20:00 - MACIEK RZĄSA - Toptal Engineering Blog

Diagnostics improvements in .NET 5 ...

Building upon the diagnostics improvements we introduced in .NET Core 3.0, we’ve been hard at work further improving this space. I’m excited to introduce the next wave of diagnostics improvements. Diagnostics tool are available without the .NET SDK Until recently, the .NET diagnostics suite of tools was available only as .NET SDK global tools. The post Diagnostics improvements in .NET 5 appeared first on .NET Blog. ...
13 Jan 18:11:50 - Sourabh Shirhatti [MSFT] - .NET Blog

Can You Make Your Remote Teams More 'Agile' From Home? ...

Editor’s note: This interview of James Shore was recorded for Coding Over Cocktails - a podcast by TORO Cloud. In a bid to make communication between remote working teams easier during this pandemic, organizations are seen investing in more collaboration tools and technologies....
13 Jan 17:53:29 - Aaren Quiambao - DZone Agile Zone

Investing in Agility: Podcast With James Shore ...

In just over a decade, we’ve witnessed how agile software development began as a grassroots movement to eventually progress and become a mainstream methodology. Agile’s approach aims to change the software development process by inviting organizations to invest in a philosophy that would ideally increase productivity and ROI, and meet business goals — all while creating better environments for IT teams and individuals. Agile Fluency® Project Consultant and Co-Founder James Shore shares the conc...
13 Jan 10:28:47 - David Brown - DZone Agile Zone

6 Reasons to Start Managing Technical Debt in 2021 ...

Introduction The pressure has never been greater on developers: to move from legacy to modern infrastructure, to reduce inefficiencies, and create products that build customer satisfaction and increase revenue. Many enterprises are moving forward with a DevOps mindset, but in all their progress forward, they may be forgetting one thing, technical debt. Indeed, devs may be moving fast and breaking things, but never actually fixing them. In response, technical debt builds up, resulting in a downtu...
13 Jan 00:06:48 - Cate Lawrence - DZone Agile Zone

.NET January 2021 Updates – 5.0.2, 3.1.11, 2.1.24 ...

Today, we are releasing the .NET January 2021 Updates. These updates contains reliability and security improvements. See the individual release notes for details on updated packages. You can download 5.0.2 , 3.1.11, 2.1.24 versions for Windows, macOS, and Linux, for x86, The post .NET January 2021 Updates – 5.0.2, 3.1.11, 2.1.24 appeared first on .NET Blog. ...
12 Jan 18:26:11 - Rahul Bhandari (MSFT) - .NET Blog

.NET Framework January Security and Quality Rollup Update ...

Today, we are releasing the January 2021 Security and Quality Rollup Updates for .NET Framework. Security The January Security and Quality Rollup Update does not contain any new security fixes. See October 2020 Security and Quality Rollup for the latest security updates. The post .NET Framework January Security and Quality Rollup Update appeared first on .NET Blog. ...
12 Jan 18:09:31 - tara overfield - .NET Blog

7 Certifications for Aspiring IT Leaders ...

In today’s digital world, enterprises and institutions of all types rely on multiple information systems as well as consumer data to run their daily business processes. This trend has seen a spike in demand for experienced information executives and IT professionals with a broad range of skills.  Leading tech companies, federal agencies, and private corporations are seeking IT leaders who double up as technological innovators, business managers, acquisition experts, strategic thinkers, and ...
12 Jan 17:32:02 - Dickson Mwendia - DZone Agile Zone

5 Best Free Online Team Collaboration Tools for Businesses in 2020 ...

Online collaboration tools play a vital role in bringing teams together so they can interact, plan, and execute to accomplish common goals. Effective teamwork and collaboration go together when we talk about team productivity. For more than a decade, email has remained the number one channel for online collaboration for businesses. However, the tide has recently shifted, especially now that companies have realized how unproductive emails can be....
12 Jan 16:13:55 - Steve Parker - DZone Agile Zone

Migrating RealProxy Usage to DispatchProxy ...

As I’ve helped customers port .NET Framework apps to .NET Core 3.1 and .NET 5, one question that has come up several times is the question of what to do about System.Runtime.Remoting.Proxies.RealProxy usage. Customers using the API are concerned because they know that remoting is not supported on .NET Core. The post Migrating RealProxy Usage to DispatchProxy appeared first on .NET Blog. ...
12 Jan 14:23:50 - Mike Rousos - .NET Blog

Scrum Commitments: Tying Up Loose Ends and Shoehorning the Definition of Done ...

TL; DR: Scrum Commitments While the new Scrum Guide is less prescriptive and more inclusive, it also ties up loose ends by including elements better, namely the previously free-floating Sprint Goal and the Definition of Done with the creation of Scrum commitments. This inclusion works remarkably well in the former’s case; regarding the latter, we need a shoehorn, though. The Scrum Guide 2020 Foremost, the new Scrum Guide is less prescriptive, eliminating many suggestions such as the Daily Sc...
11 Jan 18:50:16 - Stefan Wolpers - DZone Agile Zone

.NET 5 Networking Improvements ...

With .NET 5 released in November, it’s a good time to talk about some of the many improvements in the networking stack. This includes improvements around HTTP, Sockets, networking-related security, and other networking primitives. In this post, I will highlight some of the more impactful and interesting changes in the release. The post .NET 5 Networking Improvements appeared first on .NET Blog. ...
11 Jan 16:00:06 - Máňa - .NET Blog

Use Arbitrary Parameters and Attribute Splatting in Blazor ...

In the previous article we discussed how parameters can be passed to Blazor component. In the examples discussed so far you created a fixed number of parameters (for example, Value parameter of the Message component) and assigned them some value from the parent component (Index.razor in our examples...
11 Jan 00:54:43 - ASPInsiders

Feature Quality: QC/Dev Alignment ...

During Agile work, as a team, we care about customer satisfaction by getting earlier feedback during Agile sprints, but at the same time, we need to represent sprint work with high quality and we need to make customers happy. We want to make them say: "That's exactly what we expect!" So, in order to accomplish that, let's look at the sections below. Feature Quality Tips and Tricks As an Agile team, we represent each feature in multiple user stories....
10 Jan 18:05:50 - Lydia George - DZone Agile Zone

11 Best Microsoft Teams Integrations to Use in 2021 ...

If you are working in a professional space, especially in the time of the pandemic, then you know how important team collaboration is, especially using tools like Microsoft Teams. But what if you could spice up your normal Microsoft Teams experience with the best integrations that can help you increase collaboration among the team members and also perform various other functions that can increase the productivity of the team and ultimately bring more value to the company?...
09 Jan 20:12:27 - Steve Parker - DZone Agile Zone

Stop Being Micromanaged: How to Deal With a Micromanager the Right Way ...

Organizations spend a huge amount of time and resources to hire smart, talented, and self-motivated individuals who show a strong passion and commitment toward their own growth and the success of the organization. With the desire to contribute, these people want to challenge the status quo, devise creative solutions to problems, and be a part of the success story of the organization. They all start with a big dream....
09 Jan 00:35:32 - Vinita Bansal - DZone Agile Zone

7 Best JotForm Alternatives to Use in 2021 ...

When you talk about form building through an application, it is very hard to ignore one of the best forms of building software in the market right now, and that is JotForm. The application is an incredible tool that allows you to create different forms on all of the mobile devices that you use every day....
08 Jan 22:01:49 - Fred Wilson - DZone Agile Zone

Use Smart Tools To Expedite Agile Workflow ...

Operational agility is absolutely essential — now more than ever before. COVID-19 sent a shockwave throughout the business world, shattering established frameworks and testing the mettle of companies everywhere....
08 Jan 21:48:43 - Steve Parker - DZone Agile Zone

Outcome-based Development w/ Bryan Finster ...

"A developer is a business expert who solves problems with code."       Bryan Finster Continuous Delivery isn’t about how fast you can deliver, it’s about the outcome your delivery achieves. On our first episode of the new year I talk with Bryan Finster, author of 5-minute DevOps, about outcome-based development and why failing small is better than failing fast....
08 Jan 20:32:20 - Dan Lines - DZone Agile Zone

Automatically create Service Bus trigger queue for Azure Function ...

Azure Functions are great. Take HTTP triggered Function. You make a request, it's passed into the Function code, the code is executed, and that's it. Simple. What does it take to deploy an HTTP-triggered function? Packaging and deploying it.[FunctionName("HttpTriggerFunc")]public async ...
08 Jan 07:41:25 - ASPInsiders

Iowa ,NET User Group - Cryptography 101 (virtual) ...

I will be presenting Cryptography 101 at Iowa .NET User Group:Learn the fundamentals of cryptography, including public/private and symmetric encryption, hashing, and digital signatures. Discover which techniques are appropriate for various situations. Review practical real life exam...
08 Jan 03:20:00 - ASPInsiders

How Engineers and CTOs Can Use a Simple, Universal Prioritization Technique Devised by Eisenhower ...

Are you familiar with any of the following scenarios? We are never doing anything significant, neither benefitting ourselves nor humankind We are always firefighting, stressed out, and going through mental trauma We are doing considerable work but never on time, so we are missing out on the rewards Instead, we should be doing substantial work at the right time so that both you and humankind are benefitted from your work. The question is, how....
08 Jan 02:26:35 - Tanzim Saqib - DZone Agile Zone

How Likely Are Your Engineers to Recommend Your Organization to Others? ...

The answer to the above question could be given on a 0-10 scale. Based on the number given, they could be clustered into the following groups: 0-6 (unhappy): They might be not only looking for a way out but also possibly be speaking ill of the engineering group and/or the company. 7-8 (passives): They are satisfied but they are also in the market and possibly exploring opportunities elsewhere 9-10 (promoters): They are not only loyal but also active promoters of the engineering group and/or ...
08 Jan 02:13:42 - Tanzim Saqib - DZone Agile Zone

Going Agile in 2021? Here's What You Need to Do ...

Editor’s note: This interview of James Shore was recorded for Coding Over Cocktails - a podcast by TORO Cloud. Work is never going to be the same again....
08 Jan 01:29:56 - Aaren Quiambao - DZone Agile Zone

Best Practices For Agile Testing (Updated) ...

Agile Testing Methodology helps you focus on the exact issues that need to be covered. Agile testing is now a crucial part of deriving the life-cycle of an application. Moreover, it has a great impact on the overall software development and quality assurance aspects. In addition to that, agile testing is all about helping business owners get high-quality applications without bugs and error interference. Hence, this article is all about explaining to you the latest and best practices for agile te...
07 Jan 22:55:05 - Parimal Kumar - DZone Agile Zone

WSFederationHttpBinding in .NET Standard ...

As .NET Core has evolved, the WCF team has worked to expand support for WCF client scenarios on .NET Standard and .NET Core. Until recently, one of the gaps developers faced when building WCF clients for .NET Core was the lack of WSFederationHttpBinding and WS2007FederationHttpBinding. The post WSFederationHttpBinding in .NET Standard appeared first on .NET Blog. ...
07 Jan 16:00:30 - Mike Rousos - .NET Blog

Software Engineer Performance Reviews Explained ...

Software development is a complex process and evaluating the performance of software engineers can be too. It is important that you find the right balance between that complexity and practicality in software engineer performance reviews. In this article, Toptal Engineering Blog Editor Nermin Hajdarbegovic outlines the difference between commonly used performance review models and discusses how they should be employed....
07 Jan 04:43:00 - NERMIN HAJDARBEGOVIĆ - Toptal Engineering Blog

2020 Personal year in review - Theme: "Unprecedented times" ...

IntroductionThis post is a little late but the more I thought about it, the more I thought I should do this. In addition, a little prodding from a friend on twitter (thanks Miguel) helped to push me along. Last year, I wrote a post detailing my personal 2019 year in review. As I rea...
07 Jan 02:55:00 - ASPInsiders

Enough is Enough ...

As everyone knows, the United States Capital was breached by thugs trying to disrupt the validation of the Electoral College votes for the 2020 National Election for The President Of The United States.  A group of protestors/thugs then laid siege to the capital.  I won’t bore you wit...
06 Jan 22:05:00 - ASPInsiders

Top 5 Popular Programming Languages in 2021 ...

Without programming languages, the world as it stands would simply not exist. Imagine living without computers, digital technologies, and the Internet with Instagram and TikTok. It would seem very difficult, if not impossible. All languages have their purpose. Some are used for writing mobile applications, others for working with microcontrollers, and others for creating desktop programs or analytics. But, there are also cases when one problem can be solved using different languages....
06 Jan 21:15:04 - Michael Dovhanenko - DZone Agile Zone

Career Advice for Junior Developers ...

Software engineers early in their careers often ask me, "How can I level up quickly?" In other words, how can I become an effective contributor in the shortest amount of time possible? How can I familiarize myself with our massive codebase? How do I learn all the things I should know?...
06 Jan 18:40:36 - Tyler Hawkins - DZone Agile Zone

GitHub Availability Report: December 2020 ...

In December, we experienced no incidents resulting in service downtime. This month’s GitHub Availability Report will provide a summary and follow-up details on how we addressed an incident mentioned in November’s report. ...
06 Jan 18:30:32 - Keith Ballinger - Engineering – The GitHub Blog

Building On-Call Culture at GitHub ...

GitHub’s engineering group moved from a monolithic, hero-based on-call rotation to a more balanced on-call culture in order to increase our on-call expertise and improve the experience for our customers....
06 Jan 17:00:00 - Mary Moore-Simmons - Engineering – The GitHub Blog

Drawing Time-lapse - how to draw a ... on the iPad! ...

Follow my son's YouTube channel on how to draw this and that on the iPad: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rAmganPrRuU...
06 Jan 16:30:00 - ASPInsiders

Why Code Reviews Should Be Your Favorite Activity ...

The code review process is an essential key to maintaining and improving product quality. But it can also be a bottleneck, an unnerving activity for your development team, and may reduce your development productivity. Therefore, you should care about the best practices of the code review process outlined in this article. Why Should You Care About Code Reviews?  Most development teams already know the importance of code review activity as practitioners. This section tells C-Levels, Pro...
06 Jan 00:54:41 - Emre Dundar - DZone Agile Zone