Category Archives: Conferences

Cross-Platform Web Apps with ASP.NET Core 1.0

I presented Cross-Platform Web Apps with ASP.NET Core 1.0 at RevolutionConf 2016. Here is the presentation material with the slides, links and my contact information. The live talk was a combination of my presentation on ASP .NET Core (overview) and a deeper looking into ASP .NET MVC & Web API.

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Download PPTX or view slideshow below

SlideShare: http://www.slideshare.net/shahedC3000/aspnet-core-10-overview-prerc2

Recently known as ASP.NET 5, the all-new ASP.NET Core 1.0 is Microsoft’s cross-platform lightweight approach to building robust applications for the modern Web. Get a high-level overview of what you need to know about ASP.NET Core from Shahed Chowdhuri, Sr. Technical Evangelist @ Microsoft.

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Download PPTX or view slideshow below for ASP .NET Overview

SlideShare: http://www.slideshare.net/shahedC3000/aspnet-core-mvc-web-api-with-overview

Developers, learn how you can build modern web applications using the all-new ASP.NET Core 1.0 on your platform of choice! From Web Apps to Web APIs, you can use Visual Studio 2015 on Windows or the all-new Visual Studio Code on Windows, Mac or Linux. Use your JavaScript skills to build a Single Page Application front-end to interact with a Web API back-end.

 

 

Microsoft Connect 2015 Recap

Have you caught up with all the news from Microsoft’s Connect() 2015 online conference?

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Read all the details here:

TL;DR below…

  • Visual Studio Code beta release, Added extensibility support, open source project
  • .NET Core 5 RC and ASP.NET 5 RC with Go-Live license, can start using it in production
  • Visual Studio Online is now Visual Studio Team Services, agile team collaboration and DevOps
  • Visual Studio Dev Essentials, priority forum support, Pluralsight, Wintellect,, Xamarin, (Azure early 2016)
  • Visual Studio cloud subscriptions
    • Monthly subscriptions include the VS Pro or Enterprise IDE, access to VSTS
    • Annual subscriptions includes technical support incidents, Azure credits, etc
  • Visual Studio Marketplace, central place to find, acquire, install extensions for all editions of Visual Studio
  • VS 2015 Update 1 and TFS 2015 Update 1, will both happen on November 30th.
  • Xamarin 4 support. end-to-end solution to build, test, monitor native mobile apps with VS2015 Update 1
  • iOS Build with MacinCloud on VSTS, currently in preview at $30/month per agent with no limits on build hours

Additional Announcements

There are also more than 70 on-demand videos with additional details on:

Enjoy! :)

Build 2015: What’s Next?

Microsoft just wrapped up its annual Build conference in San Francisco.

There  were a lot of new announcements around the following:

So what’s next? The Build Tour, that’s what!

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Xbox One Indie Game Development – What We Know So Far

Feedback from ID@Xbox:

Chris Charla, Microsoft’s Director of ID@Xbox has this to say about my blog post: “That’s pretty good! Did you mention the free dev kits and the retail -> dev kit transition?”. In response to his feedback, I’ve updated the content, using quotes from Xbox News and Xbox Corporate VP Mark Whitten.

Updated Post:

Some of you may know that I am heading to Microsoft HQ in Redmond to attend the upcoming Xbox One Developer Summit, aka ID@Seattle. This is the first dev summit to welcome the new crop of developers who have signed up for ID@Xbox, the Xbox One’s Indie Developer Program.

I’ve signed an NDA for this event, and will not be revealing any confidential information during/after the event. So, I’ve put together the information below from everything that has already been announced in public.

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TechEd 2013, Day 4: Scrum in Waterfall, DirectX and Tina Turner

On the 4th day of TechEd, there’s always a rush to get of lot of things done: expo promotions and booth visits, final sessions, special offers and the closing party. Fortunately, I had my day planned to attend a few sessions and to visit the booths which had special promotions. As for the special offer of TechEd, I had already picked up my Surface earlier in the week.

To start the day, I visited the almuni lounge in the morning, to get some blogging done. Unlike earlier in the week, when I was using the seating area outside the lounge, I had discovered that there was an actual private lounge beyond the doors. There were round tables with extension cords and power outlets. There as an endless supply of snack and drinks, served all day long.

Alumni Lounge

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