Dynamically Build LINQ Expressions

LINQ expressions are very powerful tools to filter and transform data. Using LINQ, Jeremy Likness covers all the aspects to write queries directly in strongly typed code and to have a standard language and syntax that is consistent across data sources.

Introducing the Azure SQL Family

Flexibility to adapt your business is crucial during these uncertain times. When it comes to migrating your data, Azure SQL is a family of databases that meet you where you are. Azure SQL has options for any need and budget to help you stay agile.

A Better PowerApps Data Model - Flexible and Fast

In this video, Shane Young explains how to implement a better data model for PowerApps. Instead of one giant list, you will use several skinny lists to restructure your data and make your apps faster.

DevOps Practices for PowerShell Programming

PowerShell is a powerful scripting language and a lot of developers are missing out on the goodness of DevOps practices such as versioning, test automation, artifact versioning, and CI/CD. Phani Bhushan demonstrates with a working example on how to program PowerShell with a predetermined module structure, ensuring quality with unit tests, and deliver code in a reliable and repeatable way using continuous integration and delivery pipelines.

What is the Future of .NET? Is .NET Framework Dead? Is .NET Core Dead?

Is .NET 5 the future of .NET? Should you learn the .NET Framework anymore? Is .NET dying? Is .NET Core irrelevant or dying? Is .NET Framework going to .NET 5? There are a TON of questions surrounding .NET right now and Tim Corey is going to address them in this video.

Getting Started with AWS Toolkit for Visual Studio Code

Serverless applications or functions give us the ability to develop, test, and execute code in the cloud without having to worry about the underlying infrastructure. Aveek Das explains how to use the AWS Toolkit for Visual Studio Code to develop serverless functions locally.

Powering Inheritance in C Using Structure Composition

C language does not support inheritance, however it does support Structure Compositions which can be tweaked to serve use-cases requiring parent-child relationships. In this article, Arpit Bhayani demonstrates how Structure Compositions help us emulate inheritance in C and keep our code extensible. You will also find how it powers two of the most important things to have ever been invented in the field of computer science.

ASP.NET Core - How to Secure Public APIs

Unauthenticated APIs are open to abuse. Sagar Kulkarni explains how to easily implement controls to prevent attack vectors by adding additional code.

Agile vs. Scrum: What's the Difference?

Scott W. O'Connor gives a look at what Scrum and Agile mean in project management, how they are different from one another, and how to choose the right approach for your project.

Upcoming Virtual Events

Think like the Cardinality Estimator - Taiob Ali

Wednesday, June 24. 16:00 UTC.

Database Design Fundamentals - Louis Davidson

Wednesday, July 08. 18:00 UTC.

 

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