Why did I create this blog? If I'm honest, it's down to one person: John Sonmez of Simple Programmer fame (https://simpleprogrammer.com). If you've been listening to the .NET Rocks! podcast (https://dotnetrocks.com) for a while, it's likely you'd have come across John Sonmez at some point. In a nutshell, and doing him a great injustice, … Continue reading Why Did I Create This Blog?
ASP.NET Core uses .NET Core, and is the next generation of ASP.NET, having first been released only last year (2016). ASP.NET itself uses the full .NET Framework, and has been around since .NET's first release back in 2002. In this article, I'll provide a quick introduction to ASP.NET Core. If you already know about ASP.NET … Continue reading An Introduction to ASP.NET Core
There's a lot of information on the internet, and finding good quality information can be hard. So here's a short list of websites, podcasts, and books that I frequently refer to. It's not comprehensive, because it's not meant to be! Blogs/News https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/dotnet Everything .NET: new and upcoming releases, updates, and other useful articles. https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/webdev Web … Continue reading Sources of Information
Introduction Just a few years ago, Microsoft was decidedly anti-Linux. Mono - the cross-platform, open-source version of the .NET Framework - had been around since 2004. But it was independent of Microsoft, was always playing catchup, and not widely accepted. So in 2014, Microsoft surprised everyone by announcing a new, cross-platform .NET! .NET Core runs … Continue reading .NET Core on Linux
Introduction If you're an experienced software developer, there's a good chance you've already used Visual Studio. If so, then you can skip this post; you won't learn anything new here. But you might be an experienced developer who's never used Visual Studio. You might be wanting to move into web development with C# and ASP.NET … Continue reading First Steps with Visual Studio
Reinvention. I'm reinventing myself as a web developer.