Aug 03 2017
Introducing Razor Pages
Razor Pages is a brand new feature in .NET Core 2.0 that brings the Page Model back into .NET Core, providing developers a simple, effective, and above all, easy way to create dynamic web pages without having to get into the details of the Model-View-Controller (MVC) approach.
Jun 19 2017
.NET Core 2.0: Is it ready?
In anticipation of the up-coming .NET Core 2.0 release (and the preview currently available), Todd, Jess, and Chris offer their answers to some of the frequently asked questions around .NET Core, such as:
Jan 25 2017
The Twelve-Factor App: How to build modern, cloud-ready web applications
Join Jess, Todd, and Chris as they discuss “The Twelve-Factor App”: a set of patterns and practices that are crucial to building modern, scalable, and “cloud-ready” applications. The 12 Factors will help you build web applications that:
Nov 28 2016
Visual Studio Code vs. Visual Studio "Classic" -- what's an IDE, anyway?
In this episode, Chris, Todd, and Jess discuss how awesome Visual Studio Code is while Todd defends the relevance of the full-blown Visual Studio “Classic Cadillac” IDE. What’s the difference between an “IDE” and the new breed of powerful and extensible “text editors” such as Notepad++, Sublime Text, and now Visual Studio Code. Oh yeah, and Jess gets yet another reason to talk about how great TypeScript is, too. Show Links
Aug 23 2016
.NET Core RTM - Real World "File > New Project"
Several episodes in to the “.NET Core RTM” series, Jess, Todd, and Chris finally get down to the specifics of how to use .NET Core. Starting with File > New Project all the way down to View Components, they talk about what it’s like to actually use ASP.NET Core to develop real web applications.
Jess Chadwick is a software developer and technologist with over fifteen years of development experience ranging from embedded devices in start-ups to enterprise-scale solutions in Fortune 25s. He is an ASPInsider and a magazine and book author with O’Reilly publishing, as well as several courses on Lynda.com including Up and Running with ASP.NET 5. Jess is actively involved in the development community, regularly speaking at user groups and conferences as well as co-lead of the NJDOTNET Central New Jersey .NET user group.
Todd has been a software developer/architect for over 20 years. During that time, he has spent several years as a consultant providing technical guidance and leadership for the development of enterprise class systems on the Microsoft and Web Platforms. At Infragistics, he is a principal consultant that focuses on the design and construction of Rich Internet Application (RIA), mobile and n-tier based systems. Todd is the co-leader for the New Jersey .NET User Group, NJDOTNET, and is a frequent speaker and book author.
Chris has been writing Windows software professionally for over twenty years. His day jobs have included developing kiosks for theme parks and retail stores and building portfolio analytics for commercial lending. Today Chris is building distributed systems with .NET and other platforms and is a Microsoft MVP in ASP.NET / IIS. His hobby for game development turned into a game development user group called Philly GameWorks, founded in 2014.