Dew Drop – October 20, 2021 (#3541)

Top Links

Learn to build great Progressive Web Apps (Patrick Brosset)

Visual Studio 2022 Launch Event (Mark Downie)

Node.js 17 is here! (Bethany Griggs)

Microsoft Says ‘.NET 5/6 Will Not Be Coming to UWP Project Types,’ Developers Sound Off (David Ramel)

Web & Cloud Development

Azure Functions With .Net 5 – Execution On Isolated Process (Jorge Levy)

Detecting Specific Text Input with HTML and CSS (Louis Lazaris)

Easily Import and Export RTF Files in Blazor with Accuracy (Thangavel E)

Security.txt: Make Vulnerabilities Easier to Report (Brian Demers)

Building the Next Evolution of Cloud Networks at Slack – A Retrospective (Archie Gunasekara)

Getting Started with VMware Tanzu Community Edition (Boskey Savla)

A Tour Through the OWASP Top 10 (Chitra Dharmarajan)

@supports selector() (Chris Coyier)

Announcing the ORBIT dataset: Advancing real-world few-shot learning using teachable object recognition (Lexie Hagen)

Full-Stack Observability Essentials (Lindsay Smith)

Improving patient engagement and more in the latest Microsoft Cloud for Healthcare update (Satish Thomas)

Introduction to Progressive Web Apps (Tariq Siddiqui)


11 Best UWP Books of All Time (Book Authority)

Discover the World of Features of RadMap for WinUI (Ivan Petrov)

Refactoring Facebook Profile UI in Xamarin Forms (Leomaris Reyes)

Microsoft Officially Deprecates UWP (Paul Thurrott)

LightningChart Introduces Uno Platform Support (Uno Platform Team)

MAUI Improves Android App Start Time (Kay Ewbank)

Visual Studio & .NET

Bulk Import Records Into SQLite With C# (Khalid Abuhakmeh)

Collection Performance: Creating New Sorted Collection From a Collection (David McCarter)

Supporting integration tests with WebApplicationFactory in .NET 6: Exploring .NET Core 6 – Part 6 (Andrew Lock)

Design, Methodology & Testing

3 ways to support frontline workers in a hybrid world (Emma Williams)

What Horror Movies Can Teach Us About UX Design (Suzanne Scacca)

5 JetBrains Plugins to Upgrade Your Built-In Git Support (Thomas Scott)

Mobile, IoT & Game Development

Android 12 Is Now Available For Pixel Phones (BeauHD)

Arm Looks to Supercharge IoT Software Development (Jeffrey Burt)

Swift For Android Makes Major Step Forward With SCADE 2.0 (Sergio De Simone)

Podcasts, Screencasts & Videos

Developer Tea – Can You Really Pick the Right Tool for Every Job? (Jonathan Cutrell)

RunAs Radio – From Citrix Cloud to Azure Virtual Desktop with Aidan Finn (Richard Campbell)

Armchair Architects: Resiliency in the Cloud: an Introduction | Azure Enablement Show (David Blank-Edelman, Uli Homann & Eric Charran)

LIVE: Modern Web Dev with Blazor and .NET 6 with Jason Taylor (SSW TV)

VS Code vs. Vim? (Scott Hanselman)

Asp.Net Monsters – Improved LINQ Methods in .NET 6 (James Chambers, Simon Timms & David Paquette)

Microsoft Cloud Show Episode 431 | Microsoft Teams, Acquisitions, Hololens, and the Disappearing Cloud (Andrew Connell & Chris Johnson)

Smashing Podcast Episode 42 With Jeff Smith: What Is DevOps? (Drew McLellan)

8 Bits with Brenden O’Leary (Pj Metz & Brandon Minnick)

How Fluent Are Your Assertions? – Adventures in .NET 091 (Caleb Wells & Shawn Clabough)

FreeCodeSession – Episode 308 (Jason Bock)

Community & Events

What’s new from GitHub Changelog? September 2021 recap (Sidi Merzouk)

Meet a recent Microsoft Learn Student Ambassador graduate: Aravind Venugopal (MS Student Developer Team)


SQL SERVER – Converting Unix TimeStamp to DateTime (Pinal Dave)

Scaling your Azure SQL Managed Instance (Arun Sirpal)

SharePoint & MS Teams

New Microsoft 365 and Teams solutions to empower frontline workers (Microsoft Teams Team)

Simplifying the complex: Introducing Privacy Management for Microsoft 365 (Emma Jones)


Facebook is planning to rebrand the company with a new name (Alex Heath)

Releasing Windows 10 Build 19044.1319 (21H2) to Release Preview Channel and Releasing Windows 10 Build 19043.1319 (21H1) to Release Preview Channel (Brandon LeBlanc)

Universal Print support for Zero Trust networks (Jimmy Wu)

More Link Collections

The Morning Brew #3336 (Chris Alcock)

.NET App Developer Links – 2021-10-20 (Dan Rigby)

[Last Week in .NET #64 – Xamarin? What’s Xamarin?] (George Stocker)

The Wolf Report – October 20th, 2021 (Michael Wolfenden)

The Geek Shelf

 The DevOps Handbook: How to Create World-Class Agility, Reliability, and Security in Technology Organizations (Gene Kim & Patrick Debois) – Referral Link

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