Unlike a certain orange cartoon cat, I actually happen to like Mondays; they're a nice opportunity to refocus and concentrate on the week again. And for me that that means looking at the developer tools landscape and working with customers to help them improve their processes. Here are some things that I'm excited about tackling this week.
- An open source parser for GitHub Actions
GitHub Actions enables scriptable, containerized workflows to interact with your GitHub repositories. Now there's an open source parser implementation to support an ecosystem.
- We worked with Xamarin for almost three years, this is what we learned
When you move from native mobile development to cross-platform development, you need to consider your strategy. Should you keep it simple with Xamarin Forms or go for Xamarin Native?
- Building A REST API With MongoDB, Mongoose, And Node.js
The Mongoose framework adds a simple way to model objects on top of MongoDB. The next step is building a REST API on top of that with node.js.
- Jenkins for DevOps
Many companies have a legacy Jenkins server under somebody's desk. Take a baby step toward modernizing your configuration and link it up to DevOps orchestration tool.
- Vue 2.6 Released
- Get $10 off GitKraken Pro and They'll Donate to Women in STEM Git Diversity
- Test your quantum programming skills in the Microsoft Q# Coding Contest Quantum
- Make Your Own Azure DevOps Build Light Pipelines
- The Windows 3.0 File Manager is now available in the Microsoft Store Retro
- A better multi-monitor experience with Visual Studio 2019 IDE
- GitLab Critical Security Release: 11.7.4 and 11.6.9 Git Security
- Visual Studio Code: January 2019 (version 1.31) IDE
- Blazor 0.8.0 experimental release now available .NET
- Merge Conflict: I Love PInvoke
I do actually love Pinvoke - there are times when you simply need to write native code, but you want to wrap it in .NET. James and Frank explore the finer points of binding native APIs.
- What’s new in Azure DevOps Sprint 146 Update
Anisha Pindoria and Gopinath Chigakkagari take a look at what's new in the latest Azure DevOps update: simplified organization with the Basic process, embedded queries in wikis, and new features in Azure Pipelines.
- Microsoft Build
Microsoft's premier conference for developers is returning to Seattle this spring and this year there's an open call for speakers; if you want to share your take on developer tools then apply now.