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Microsoft / .NET

SQL for All!

From Learn SQL in a Month of Lunches by Jeff Iannucci

Need to learn SQL for a job (or just for fun)? This book will have you querying databases like a pro in no time—no programming experience required!

Read on to learn more.

Async Streams in C#

From Functional Programming in C#, Second Ed. By Enrico Buonanno

This article discusses Async streams and their use/implementation in C#.

There’s Never Been a Better Time to Learn .NET

From .NET in Action, Second Edition by Dustin Metzgar

This book offers a clear-headed introduction to implementing full-featured, cross-platform professional applications on the Microsoft .NET platform. 

Read on if you’re curious about .NET.

PowerShell: not just for Windows anymore

From Learn PowerShell in a Month of Lunches, 4th Edition by Travis Plunk, James Petty, Tyler Leonhardt, Don Jones, Jeffery Hicks

Leveraging Templates to Make Reusable Components

An excerpt from Blazor in Action by Chris Sainty

This article covers

§   Using templates to define specific regions of UI

§   Enhancing templates with generics

Read it if you’re a full-stack C# and .NET web developer who wants to learn more about Blazor.

Writing to SQL Server

From Learn dbatools in a Month of Lunches by Chrissy LeMaire, Rob Sewell, Jess Pomfret, Cláudio Silva

This article focuses on saving data to the place that SQL Server DBAs feel most comfortable keeping data: a table in an SQL Server database!

You’ll learn different ways to write data to an SQL Server table using dbatools.

A Gentle Introduction to dbatools Commands

From Learn dbatools in a Month of Lunches by Chrissy LeMaire, Rob Sewell, Jess Pomfret, Cláudio Silva

In this article you’ll learn about a few commands and four of the common dbatools parameters: SqlInstance, SqlCredential, ComputerName and Credential.

Implementing an Event-Based Collaboration using HTTP

From Microservices in .NET, 2nd Edition by Christian Horsdal Gammelgaard

Let’s talk about event-based collaboration. This is an important aspect of how microservices interact with each other.

What Is a Microservices Architecture?

From Microservices in .NET, 2nd Edition by Christian Horsdal Gammelgaard Find out exactly what a microservices architecture is in this article. Take 40% off Microservices in .NET, 2nd Edition by entering horsdal3 into the discount code ox at checkout at… Continue Reading →

Distributed ACID Transactions for NoSQL

In this video, Matt takes you on a trip down the NoSQL rabbit hole with the fair warning: Don’t Drop ACID!

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