Dew Drop – October 22, 2021 (#3543)

Top Links

Update on .NET Hot Reload progress and Visual Studio 2022 Highlights (Dmitry Lyalin)

We’ve upgraded the UI in Visual Studio 2022 (Emily Stoll)

Debugging Android Applications with the Windows Subsystem for Android (Nick Randolph)

Improved authoring and debugging experiences in Microsoft Edge DevTools and Visual Studio Code (Chris Heilmann)

See your app on Microsoft Surface Duo 2! (Hakon Strande)

Web & Cloud Development

Azure Tips & Tricks – Tip 338 – How to publish and subscribe messages with Azure Web PubSub (Azure Team)

WebStorm 2021.3 EAP #5: Support for Remote Development (Ekaterina Ryabukha)

How To Create a React Audio Library (Leonardo Maldonado)

Azure SDK new features within Visual Studio and IntelliJ (Meera Haridasa)

Introducing PyTorch-DirectML: Train your machine learning models on any GPU (Adele Parsons)

GoLand 2021.2.4 is out! (Ekaterina Zharova)

Converting ARM JSON to Bicep for Infrastructure as Code (Jason Gaylord)

Get started building a Progressive Web App! (Justin Willis)


The Ghost of Silverlight, or “Lessons Learned from Dying Frameworks” (Matthew MacDonald)

Everything You Need to Know About WinUI 3 Linear Gauge (Sheik Syed)

Recent UWP & .NET 5, .NET 6 News and Uno Platform Plans (Uno Platform Team)

Building Your First UWP Application (Zachary Teutsch)

Visual Studio & .NET

How to Create a PNG File with Transparent Background from a Powerpoint Slide in C# (Roland Weigelt)

C# 10.0: Extended Property Patterns – Use the Dot Token to Access Nested Members (Thomas Claudius Huber)

Build ML powered experiences with Windows Machine Learning (WinML) and Intelligent APIs! (Amrutha Srinivasan)

Collection Performance: Converting a List to Different Collection Types (David McCarter)

Design, Methodology & Testing

Using TX Text Control .NET Server with Build Servers for Continuous Integration (Azure DevOps) (Bjoern Meyer)

Dennis’ 17 Laws of Test Driven Development (Dennis Doomen)

Dev Tips – Why Soduku can improve your Debugging (Adam Storr)

GitHub Marketplace welcomes its 10,000th action (John Bohannon)

4 Ways To Manage Your Energy And Have A Balanced, Productive Workday (Sam Milbrath)

The Productivity Offset Law (Steve Fenton)

Open source in financial services, bridging the contribution gap (Colin Eberhardt)

Here’s how to do GitOps with GitLab (Viktor Nagy)

Mobile, IoT & Game Development

Moving from Microsoft App Center to Ionic Appflow for Mobile Builds and Live App Updates (Christine Perez)

What’s New in Flutter Charts: 2021 Volume 3 (Jayavigneshwaran G)

Announcing Apache Cordova Retirement (Jihye Eom)

Introducing Unity Gaming Services (Felix The)

Announcing the 3.0 Beta Release for Mobile & Edge Computing (Priya Rajagopal)

Evolving our business model to address developer needs (Sameer Samat)

Podcasts, Screencasts & Videos

CppCast – JIT Compilation and Exascale Computing with Hal Finkel (Rob Irving)

.NET Core Podcast – Clean Code in C# with Jason Alls (Jamie Taylor)

The Stack Overflow Podcast 386: Quality code is the easiest to delete (Ryan Donovan)

Hanselminutes – The next generation of AI Dungeon with Latitude’s Nick Walton and Internet of Things for Beginners w/IoT Expert Tara Walker – Computer Stuff They Didn’t Teach You #22 (Scott Hanselman)

Automating Diagnostic Notebooks with Azure Serverless Architecture | Data Exposed (Anna Hoffman & Julie Koesmarno)

This Is How Simple Dependency Injection is in .NET MAUI (Gerald Versluis)

Azure Infrastructure as Code with Henry Been and Erwin Staal – Adventures in DevOps 090 (Charles Max Wood, Jillian Rowe & Shimon Tolts)

Rocket 356: Macbook Prose (Christina Warren, Brianna Wu & Simone De Rochefort)

UX Podcast #274 – Privacy practitioners (James Royal-Lawson & Per Axbom)

DaprCon Keynote (Yaron Schneider, Mark Fussell, Mark Russinovich, Mark Skrapness & Ian Luo)

Zero to Hero with Dapr (Cecil Philip)

Running Dapr in Production (Jessica Deen)

DBAle 37: Neuro (just not name) diversity (Chris Kerswell & Chris Unwin)

The ESLint NGRx Plugin – Adventures in Angular 330 (Armen Vardanyan & Charles Max Wood)

Software Defined Talk Episode 325: Nothing says Enterprise like a function key (Brandon Whichard & Matt Ray)

Community & Events

Join us on Azure IaaS Day: Learn to increase agility and resiliency of your infrastructure (Erin Chapple)

Thanks for a great first DaprCon! (Dapr Team)

Why should you attend the PASS Data Community Summit? (Pinal Dave)

Going door to door, this hero brings the world closer to ending polio (Bill Gates)

Win a Pair of Twilio Coding Gloves at SIGNAL 2021 (Twilio)


Handling an unknown number of parameters in SQL Server (Aaron Bertrand)

SQL Server and Azure Purview work better together (Marisa Brasile)

Released: Microsoft.Data.SqlClient 4.0 Preview 3 (David Engel)

SharePoint & MS Teams

Use end-to-end encryption for one-to-one Microsoft Teams calls (Mansoor Malik)


#PowershellBasics: Get a list of files from a directory. (Kenneth Fisher)


Trump’s TRUTH Social May Violate Terms of Open-Source Code It’s Built On (BeauHD)

Surface Duo 2: Better Hardware, Same Productivity (Brad Sams)

Preparing the Windows 10 November 2021 Update for Release (Brandon LeBlanc)

Best Maker Schools: University of Maryland (Dale Dougherty)

Defenders wanted—building the new cybersecurity professionals (Emma Jones)

Microsoft Surface Duo 2 review in progress: 3 things I love, 3 things I don’t (Jason Cipriani)

Top 10 Countries With The Most Cryptocurrency Holders (Mahesh Chand)

Microsoft bringing a new Find My Mouse tool and more mouse utilities to PowerToys (Sofia Wyciślik-Wilson)

Announcing Rust 1.56.0 and Rust 2021 (Rust Release Team)

More Link Collections

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.NET App Developer Links – 2021-10-22 (Dan Rigby)

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The Wolf Report – October 22nd, 2021 (Michael Wolfenden)

The Geek Shelf

 Righting Software (Juval Löwy) – Referral Link

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