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5 Great Introductions to .NET and Azure Technologies

Today we’ve got a roundup of a great batch of our articles written about .NET and Azure technologies. From tools like ASP.NET Core to Azure Functions, we’ve got you covered with some of the hottest, newest, and most improved technologies that Microsoft has been putting out lately. The best part?

Introduction to ASP.NET Core gRPC

What is gRPC? gRPC is an acronym for general-purpose Remote Procedure Calls. Here is a definition straight from Google’s site: gRPC is a modern open source high performance RPC framework that can run in any environment. It can efficiently connect services in and across data centers with pluggable support for

Introduction to .NET Core Worker Services

What are .NET Core Worker Services? Starting with .NET Core SDK 3.0+, a new template has been introduced. It’s named, for better or worse, “.NET Core Worker Service.” This template gives you the ability to create cross-platform background services such as long-running Windows Services or daemons hosted in Linux using

The Basics of Programming (Episode 2 of Introduction to Programming Series)

Hello and welcome to the second episode of our new series about learning to program with C# and Visual Studio. In this video, we cover the basic concepts of programming from a high level. We briefly discuss data types, variables, conditions, loops, collections, arrays, and strings. This is just the

Introduction to Azure Pipelines for Continuous Integration

What Is Azure Pipelines? Straight from the creators, Microsoft: Get cloud-hosted pipelines for Linux, macOS, and Windows. Build web, desktop and mobile applications. Deploy to any cloud or on‑premises.Automate your builds and deployments with Pipelines so you spend less time with the nuts and bolts and more time being creative.

Experimenting With Twitch Bot, .NET Core, Linux Host (Video)

In this video, we continue from our last Microservices Monday episode by improving logging and exception handling in our Twitch bot. We finish up by learning how to deploy .NET Core Worker Services to Azure and run in to a bit of trouble.

What Is Programming? (Episode 1 of Introduction to Programming Series)

Hello and welcome to the first episode of our new series about learning to program with C# and Visual Studio. In this video, we briefly discuss what programming is, how to communicate with a computer, and what impact it has on your daily life. This is just the beginning, so

Learn Visual Studio 2019 With No Experience in 2020

Whether you’re a student about to graduate, a recent graduate with a STEM degree, someone wanting to switch careers to software development, or someone just interested in learning more about software development, chances are high that you’ll need to use Visual Studio 2019 (and future versions) to manage your code.

Using Azure Functions to Process Twitch Bot Commands (Video)

In this video, we build on what we started in a previous video related to starting a custom coded Twitch Bot in less than 5 minutes. We’ve taken advantage of Azure Functions and Durable Azure Functions to process commands from the bot in a scalable and abstracted manner. This was


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