Dew Drop – November 3, 2021 (#3551)

Top Links

Announcing SQL Server 2022 preview: Azure-enabled with continued performance and security innovation (Peter Carlin)

Microsoft Edge celebrates customers moving to IE mode, Linux, and new search innovations (Colleen Williams & Sean Lyndersay)

.NET 6 Hot Reload in Visual Studio 2022, VS Code, and NOTEPAD?!? (Scott Hanselman)

Microsoft Cloud at Ignite 2021: Metaverse, AI and hyperconnectivity in a hybrid world (Frank X. Shaw)

Microsoft Ignite Book of News (Microsoft)

Web & Cloud Development

What’s new in Svelte: November 2021 (Daniel Sandoval)

Add GitHub OpenID Auth For ASP.NET Core Apps (Khalid Abuhakmeh)

Public preview: GraphQL passthrough support in Azure API Management and Public preview: Dapr extension for AKS (Azure Team)

Role-Based Authorization for ASP.NET Web APIs (Andrea Chiarelli)

Search via querystring with Sveltekit (Andrew Williams)

Sega, Microsoft Announce Strategic Alliance To Develop ‘Super Game’ Initiative On Azure (BeauHD)

Responsible JavaScript (Chris Coyier)

How to Show/Hide Elements in Vue (Dmitri Pavlutin)

Announcing the Public Preview of Azure Chaos Studio (John Kemnetz)

Final Blazor Improvements Before .NET 6 (Jon Hilton)

New Azure OpenAI Service combines access to powerful GPT-3 language models with Azure’s enterprise capabilities (Jennifer Langston)

Deploying new Azure Container Apps with familiar languages (Mikhail Shilkov)

Recognizing and Removing Friction Points in the Developer Experience on Kubernetes (Nivedita Ghosh)

Modernize Applications with Windows containers and Kubernetes (Thomas Maurer)

What’s new and what’s next for Microsoft Graph connectors (Bill Baer)

Load Balancing: Using Different TCP Service Locations using a Custom WebSocketHandler (Bjoern Meyer)

W3C updates its Process Document (Coralie Mercier)

Netflix Video Quality at Scale with Cosmos Microservices (Christos G. Bampis, Chao Chen, Anush K. Moorthy & Zhi Li)

Announcing Knative 1.0! (María Cruz)


Everything You Need to Know About WinUI Badge Control (Niranjan Kumar Gopalan)

Visual Studio & .NET

Improving logging performance with source generators: Exploring .NET Core 6 – Part 8 (Andrew Lock)

Collection Performance: Creating Collections with Capacity & AddRange() (David McCarter)

Anomaly Detection Using ML.NET (Robert Krzaczyński)

Design, Methodology & Testing

Compliance in a DevOps Culture (Martin Fowler)

Overcoming the Common Microservices Anti-Patterns (Joydip Kanjilal)

Challenge: The code review bug that gives me nightmares–the issue (Oren Eini)

Get started with your Sketch Workspace (Sketch Team)

A Modern Leader’s Guide To Organizational Transparency (Genevieve Michaels)

What’s your career plan? (Eric Brechner)

Rebase vs. Merge: Integrating Changes in Git (Tobias Günther)

Mobile, IoT & Game Development

15% off Microsoft HoloLens 2 for a limited time. Get started today! (Ronan Jenkins)

Podcasts, Screencasts & Videos

Kubernetes Podcast from Google – Knative 1.0, with Ville Aikas (Craig Box & Adam Glick)

Microsoft Cloud Show Episode 433 | Managing Insane Pandemic Teams Growth With Michal Pisarek (Andrew Connell & Chris Johnson)

Visual Studio was written using Visual Studio (Mads Kristensen)

ReWork Podcast – Scratch Your Own Itch (Jason Fried & David Heinemeier Hansson)

FreeCodeSession – Episode 312 (Jason Bock)

Windows Insider Podcast – The Kitchen Sink of Conversations (Windows Insider Team)

8 Bits with Sam Julien (again!) (Pj Metz & Brandon Minnick)

The future is in WebAssembly – Adventures in .NET 093 (Shawn Clabough & Wai Liu)

Windows 11 application confidence with Test Base and App Assure (Carla DiFranco)

Community & Events

My Top 5 Sessions to Attend at PASS Data Community Summit (Pinal Dave)

My message to the world at COP26 (Bill Gates)

Ignite 2021: Building apps for collaboration in a hybrid world (Ben Summers)

.NET Conference 2021 – All You Need to Know About The Event (Jason Beres)


Find Queries with Index Hints in SQL Server (Aaron Bertrand)

What’s New in SQL Server 2022 (Brent Ozar)

Make Your Azure SQL Managed Instance Passwordless (Srdan Bozovic)

CosmosDB: New developer productivity, cost-savings, and advanced analytics features announced at Microsoft Ignite (Nikisha Reyes-Grange)

SharePoint & MS Teams

Q&A in Teams is in Public Preview. Try it now! (Sameer Sitaram)

Our new and enhanced Microsoft Teams integration (Vasudha Swaminathan)

Viva Learning now generally available! (John Mighell)


Automating Windows Task Scheduler with PowerShell (Steve Fenton)


Facebook wants to build a metaverse. Microsoft is creating something even more ambitious (Mark Wilson)

Windows 10 and 11 players: Minecraft is now included in Game Pass for PC (Athima Chansanchai)

Understanding Windows 11 deployment, management, servicing, and lifecycle (Dave Backman)

More Link Collections

The Morning Brew #3345 (Chris Alcock)

The Wolf Report – November 3rd, 2021 (Michael Wolfenden)

.NET Annotated Monthly | November 2021 (Rachel Appel)

The Geek Shelf

 Purely Functional Data Structures (Chris Okasaki) – Referral Link

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