Some cool end-of-the-year wrap-ups to look at what happened in different languages, and a look at what's coming next year. Plus, several security releases for Git projects. And, a quick reminder that I'm blogging about GitHub Actions
all month long!
- Fun with URL Encodings
How many methods are there to encode a URL in .NET? There are no fewer than six in the current .NET Core runtime. Why is this so hard? And how should you encode your URLs?
- Remote Debugging a .NET Core Linux app in WSL2 from Visual Studio on Windows
Windows Subsystem for Linux keeps evolving, and for developers, Windows is becoming more and more a hybrid system. Now you can debug a Linux application, running in WSL, using Visual Studio on Windows.
- Exploring borrowed annotations in C#
An exploration of what borrowed values might look like in the C# language and the problems inherent in adding new ownership features to a language designed without them.
- What's New for Node.js in 2020
Node.js turned 10 years old this year, and what started out as a strange framework to get a browser-based language running on the server side has become an incredibly stable platform. But it's not showing signs of slowing down, there's great new features coming in 2020.
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