Dew Drop – July 1, 2021 (#3475)

Top Links

Advancing safe deployment with AIOps—introducing Gandalf (Mark Russinovich)

First Look at Windows 11 Insiders Build with UI Tour June 2021 (Scott Hanselman)

.NET Foundation May/June 2021 Update (Claire Novotny)

Web Rush Episode 140: WebAssembly and Blazor with Michael Washington (John Papa, Ward Bell, Dan Wahlin & Craig Shoemaker)

Flutter: Building Beautiful Windows apps — Fluent Design Buttons, Toggle Switches, Checkboxes and… (Xuan Han Tan)

Web & Cloud Development

Azure Tips & Tricks – Tip 322 – How to perform opinion mining with Azure Cognitive Services (Azure Team)

C# 9 in-process Azure Functions (Johnny Reilly)

How to build Scalable Architecture with AWS? (Ajay Mor)

How to stand-up a GitLab instance in AWS Marketplace (Itzik Gan-Baruch)

Tips for Students on How to Do Math in JavaScript with Operators (Janus Atienza)

Introducing the new Azure SDK for C++ (Kyle Patterson)

Azure Automanage for Arc enabled servers (Thomas Maurer)

Redis Streams in Action – Part 4 (Serverless Go app to monitor tweets processor) (Abhishek Gupta)

GraphQL: Bridging the Gap Between Databases and Your Apps (Anant Jhingran)

24 lessons on ML, now on GitHub and Machine Learning for Beginners, Curriculum and Web Development for Beginners: A new Learning Path on Microsoft Learn (Chris Noring)

What Developers Need to Know About Progressive Web Apps (GrapeCity)

The State Of Web Workers In 2021 (Surma)

Announcing a New Free Curriculum: Machine Learning for Beginners (Jen Looper)

When a Click is Not Just a Click (Travis Almand)

How to prevent the collapse of society by building an accessible web (Salma Alam-Naylor)

Journey to optimize large scale transformer model inference with ONNX Runtime (Xiaoyu Liu, Eric Lin & Emma Ning)

Getting the most out of TypeScript – Union Types (Paul Burgess)


Converter with multiple Parameters in Xamarin Forms (Charlin Agramonte)

How to Resolve ImageLoaderSourceHandler: Could Not Retrieve Image or Image Data Was Invalid Uri (Damien Tohin Doumer Kake)

Visual Studio & .NET

Microsoft Eyes Visual Studio Accessibility: Focus Mode, Audio Clues, Whitespace Rendering, More (David Ramel)

Microsoft Releases First Preview of Visual Studio 2022 (Jeff Martin)

Tabs Studio v5 extends Visual Studio 2022 document tabs (Sergey Vlasov)

Design, Methodology & Testing

Why Is Continuous Integration Important For Testing? (Dennis Martinez)

GitHub Copilot Your Programming Pal (Mike James)

A developer’s packaging checklist (Advanced Installer Team)

Will AI Replace Developers? GitHub Copilot Revives Existential Threat Angst (David Ramel)

New Future of Work: Meeting and collaborating in a remote and hybrid world with Jaime Teevan and Abigail Sellen (Alyssa Hughes)

Mobile, IoT & Game Development

Machine Learning made easy with Raspberry Pi, Adafruit and Microsoft (Ashley Whittaker)

Getting Eye Tracking to work with OpenXR on HoloLens 2 (Joost van Schaik)

Unity: Introducing our content hub for indie developers (Shay Pomeroy)

Podcasts, Screencasts & Videos

.NET Rocks! – Node in the 2020s with Rob Richardson (Carl Franklin & Richard Campbell)

Working Code Podcast – Episode 029: Potluck (Ben Nadel)

Getting started with Vue [1 of 16] | Beginner’s Series to: Vue.js (Christopher Harrison)

Bring your Edge device logging and monitoring to the next level with IoT ELMS | Internet of Things Show (Olivier Bloch & Marvin Garcia)

Webinar Recording: Web-types for Vue and Beyond (Ekaterina Ryabukha)

Complete Developer Podcast – Types of Imposter Syndrome (BJ Burns & Will Gant)

What’s New in .NET for Apache Spark v1.1.1 | On .NET (Jeremy Likness & Michael Rys)

8 Bits with Katy Farmer (again!) (Chloe Condon & Brandon Minnick)

Design Details 403: The Confidence Gradient (Brian Lovin & Marshall Bock)

MJFChat: How and Why Microsoft is Backing Open Source (Mary Jo Foley)

Static Web Apps: Code to Scale – Keynote with John Papa – Static Web Apps: Code to Scale (1 of 6) (Chloe Condon & John Papa)

Community & Events

Gates Foundation commits $2.1B to advance gender equality and ‘deliver real change’ (Kurt Schlosser)

Two high-profile Microsoft presidents are leaving the company (Mary Jo Foley)

Microsoft Inspire sessions to help partners drive business growth (MS Partner Network Team)

Reconnect Series: Jonathan Kehayias (Jeffrey Raymond Kitt)


Step-by-step Configuration of SQL Server Read-Scale Always On Availability Group on Windows for Disaster Recovery (Edwin Sarmiento)

Modernizing SSRS And A Step-by-Step Guide to Bringing ReportServer Databases to SQL Managed Instance (Mert Senguner)

Couchbase Autonomous Operator vs MongoDB Enterprise Kubernetes Operator (Roshani Sanghavi)

Using collections to make your SQL access easier and more efficient (Theodoros ‘Theo’ Karasavvas)

June 2021 Summary for SQL in Sixty Seconds (Pinal Dave)

Looking to the future for R in Azure SQL and SQL Server (James Rowland-Jones)

SharePoint & MS Teams

SharePoint Online Multiple Files (Folder) Copy with Http Connector (Roshna Nazir)

CLI for Microsoft 365 v3.11 (Garry Trinder)


Demo: AutoRuns #PowerShell module (Emin Atac)


Millions are using a free skills program to find unexpected career opportunities in a challenging time (Susanna Ray)

Microsoft confirms AI-powered personalized Widgets in Windows 11 (Ben Ryon)

A quick look to Windows 11 Settings app (Kunal Chowdhury)

Windows 11: Understanding the system requirements and the security benefits (Mary Branscombe)

Help! I don’t know what you are talking about… (Steven Clarke)

More Link Collections

The Morning Brew #3264 (Chris Alcock)

.NET App Developer Links – 2021-07-01 (Dan Rigby)

2021 mid-year link clearance (Raymond Chen)

The Geek Shelf

 Angular for Enterprise-Ready Web Applications: Build and deliver production-grade and cloud-scale evergreen web apps with Angular 9 and beyond, 2nd Ed (Doguhan Uluca) – Referral Link

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