Dew Drop – July 14, 2021 (#3484)

Top Links

.NET Conf: Focus on F#, July 29 – Full Agenda Released (.NET Team)

WindowsAppSDK v0.8.1 Servicing Release Now Available – Release Notes (Microsoft Docs)

DotNet.ReproducibleBuilds – This repo documents various MSBuild settings for reproducibilty and provides two NuGet packages for enabling some of these settings (.NET Foundation)

Code Scanning C++ with GitHub Actions (Nick Uhlenhuth)

Android Game Development Extension is now available to all Android game developers (Lily Rapaport)

Web & Cloud Development

Kubernetes API and Feature Removals In 1.22: Here’s What You Need To Know (Krishna Kilari & Tim Bannister)

Securing modern development lifecycle in the Cloud with the Microsoft Identity platform (Milan Milanović)

Blazor Forms and Form Validation (Built-in & Custom): A Beginner’s Guide (Ankit Sharma)

Links on React and JavaScript (Chris Coyier)

Docker for Node.js Developers: 5 Things You Need to Know Not to Fail Your Security (Liran Tal)

Create Angular Spreadsheet Apps with Angular CLI (Kevin Ashley)

Build a shopping app with Azure Static Web Apps (Yohan Lasorsa)

Hardening an ASP.NET Kubernetes deployment (Stephane Eyskens)

Seeing API Change (Kin Lane)

Introducing Twilio Live: Build Interactive Live Streaming at Global Scale — Now in Beta (Ander Telleria)

Building A Dynamic Header With Intersection Observer (Michelle Barker)

Node v16.5.0 (Current) (Michaël Zasso)

ONNX Runtime release 1.8.1 previews support for accelerated training on AMD GPUs with the AMD ROCm Open Software Platform (Weixing Zhang & Suffian Khan)

Composite UI with design system and micro frontends and Building and publishing design system and Building micro frontend consuming design system and Building shell application for micro frontends (Sebastian Bełczyk)


Get Acquainted With Telerik UI for Xamarin BadgeView Control (Yana Kerpecheva)

Visual Studio & .NET

Postmortem: The case of the pauses, the fault and the GC (Oren Eini)

Directory.Build.props: C# 9 for all your projects (Johnny Reilly)

Most Complete Selenium WebDriver VB.NET Cheat Sheet (Anton Angelov)

ReSharper and Rider 2021.1.4 bugfix has arrived (Asia Rudenko)

TX Text Control 30.0 Preview: Inserting SVG Images (Bjoern Meyer)

Create And Validate JWT Token In .NET 5.0 (Jay Krishna Reddy)

Design, Methodology & Testing

Windmills: Can Scrum be fixed? (Ron Jeffries)

Unpacking Agile Transformation: The System of Delivery (Mike Cottmeyer)

Welcome to Workspaces: Getting feedback and testing your designs (Sketch Team)

What To Do When An Important Team Member Quits Or Goes On Leave (Deanna deBara)

What is Interaction Design and Why Does it Matter? (Jason Beres)

Just get started: accelerating a data culture in your organization (Matt Smith)

Mobile, IoT & Game Development

How to build a Touch-enabled Fire TV app using WebView and HTML5 web-app (Mayur Ahir)

Optimize your mobile game performance: Get expert tips on physics, UI, and audio settings (Thomas Krogh-Jacobsen)

Podcasts, Screencasts & Videos

Flutter Adaptive Navigation | Navigation Rail | Bottom Navigation (MTechViral)

A new way to invest in clean energy innovation: Breakthrough Energy Catalyst (Bill Gates)

Career Paths and Job Roles – Adventures in .NET 077 (Caleb Wells, Shawn Clabough & Wai Liu)

Microsoft Cloud Show Episode 417 | Did Darth Just Win? (Andrew Connell & Chris Johnson)

The Usual SaaS-pects Podcast #8 – Live AmA, Marie Ng (Llama Life): Bootstrapped a productivity SaaS, taught myself how to code (Ch Daniel)

The CSS Podcast 050: inherit, initial, unset, and revert (Una Kravets & Adam Argyle)

RunAs Radio – Encryption, Compression, and Sharing in Server 2022 with Ned Pyle (Richard Campbell & Greg Hughes)

FreeCodeSession – Episode 280 (Jason Bock)

Wisdom with Friends Episode 011 – Multiplayer Games (Dave Isbitski & Phil Volltrauer)

Community & Events

The outlook for PASS Data Community Summit is bright (Annabel Bradford)

The Dev Talk Show (Jul 14th) – App Monitoring made easy with Application Insights (Andy Schwam, Chris Gomez & Rich Ross)

Meet a recent Microsoft Learn Student Ambassador graduate: Chang Li (MS Student Developer Team)


SQL SERVER – Applying Query Hints to Views (Pinal Dave)

SharePoint & MS Teams

Microsoft Teams Tip: set a status message in guest tenants (Martina Grom)

SharePoint Online: How to change the placeholder text in the search box (Ganesh Sanap)

Edit a SharePoint page or news post in Microsoft Teams (Nancy Handa)


The best parts of Windows 11 are already in Windows 10. You just have to enable them (Jason Perlow)

Windows 11 will give you 10 days to rollback to Windows 10 (Kunal Chowdhury)

Top 10 hidden gems: Microsoft Lists (Mark Kashman)

Learn Some Linux: The Single Best Self-Improvement Step for a Windows Developer (Matthew MacDonald)

Xbox Family Settings app adds new settings to manage children’s spending (Microsoft News)

Accelerate PyTorch training with torch-ort (Natalie Kershaw)

More Link Collections

The Morning Brew #3273 (Chris Alcock)

.NET App Developer Links – 2021-07-14 (Dan Rigby)

The Geek Shelf

 Learn WinUI 3.0: Leverage the power of WinUI, the future of native Windows application development (Me)

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