Dew Drop – October 27, 2021 (#3546)

Top Links

Announcing PowerShell Crescendo Preview.4 (Jason Helmick)

What’s new with Windows Server 2022 (Thomas Maurer)

Type | Treat 2021 – Day 1 (Orta Therox)

A developer’s guide to Ignite 2021 (Ingrid Babel)

How to Get Rid of the INotifyPropertyChanged Boilerplate (Gael Fraiteur)

Web & Cloud Development

Generate ASP.NET Core OpenAPI Spec At Build Time (Khalid Abuhakmeh)

Analyzers for ASP.NET Core in .NET 6: Exploring .NET Core 6 – Part 7 (Andrew Lock)

Sparse vs Dense Arrays in JavaScript (Dmitri Pavlutin)

Creating the Effect of Transparent Glass and Plastic in Three.js (Kelly Milligan)

Building Scalable Apps Using Platform-as-a-Service (Raman Sharma)

How to Enable Subscription in Apollo Federation With NestJS GraphQL (Vinod Surendran)

Node v16.13.0 (LTS) (Richard Lau)

Fable – Write Front-end apps for the Web in F# (Nikos Vaggalis)


OpenSilver v1.0 Arrives as Microsoft Ends Silverlight Support (David Ramel)

Sharpnado.CollectionView 2.0 is reborn with header/footer and drag and drop (Jean-Marie Alfonsi)

Xamarin.Forms – How to use Fody property in MVVM (Delpin Susai Raj)

Visual Studio & .NET

Dotnet Format and File Scoped Namespaces (Steve Smith)

Pattern Matching in C# for Beginners (Sowmiya V)

Visual Studio date and time string formatting improvements (Steve Fenton)

Giving a single object multiple COM identities, part 1 (Raymond Chen)

Master Workflow Visualizations With the New Telerik TaskBoard for WinForms (Stoyan Furnadzhiev)

Design, Methodology & Testing

Foreword to “The Art of Agile Development” (Martin Fowler)

Octopus Deploy’s Kubernetes YAML generator (Terence Wong)

Migrating repositories to GitLab just became easier (Bryan May)

Microsoft C++ Code Analysis with GitHub Actions (Daniel Winsor)

Accelerating healthcare AI innovation with Zero Trust technology (John Doyle)

Too Much Test Automation (Martin Ivison)

Interpreting A/B test results: false negatives and power (Martin Tingley, Wenjing Zheng, Simon Ejdemyr, Stephanie Lane & Colin McFarland)

A murder mystery: who killed our user experience? (Ryan Donovan)

Mobile, IoT & Game Development

Configure Azure DevOps to distribute your iOS application to App Store (Damien Aicheh)

The new Unity 2021.2 Tech Stream release is now available (Andrew Parsons)

Podcasts, Screencasts & Videos

Blockchain on Azure – Adventures in .NET 092 (Caleb Wells, Shawn Clabough & Wai Liu)

Microsoft Cloud Show Episode 432 | Diversity, China, and .Net Devs Get Love in AWS (Andrew Connell & Chris Johnson)

Using Azure Synapse Serverless Pools for Data Engineering | Data Exposed (Anna Hoffman & Alexander Arvidsson)

Asp.Net Monsters #228 – New ASP.NET Minimal Templates (James Chambers, David Paquette & Simon Timms)

New Video: Rants – Episode 5: On Language Elitism and New Video: Coding Shorts: Structuring Minimal APIs – A First Draft (Shawn Wildermuth)

ReWork Podcast – Make a Dent in the Universe (Jason Fried & David Heinemeier Hansson)

Building a custom checkout form with Stripe Elements | On .NET (Cecil Phillip & CJ Avilla)

The Usual SaaSpects 25 – Daniel Vassallo (Ch Daniel)

AWS Developers Podcast Episode 017 – Enterprise Developers with Maish Saidel-Keesing (David Isbitski)

The Work Item – Why Big Tech Is Not For Me, with Chloe Shih (Den Delimarsky)

FreeCodeSession – Episode 310 (Jason Bock)

The Happy Engineer Podcast 017: Social Anxiety Society with Mark Metry (Kae Lynne Sapino)

The Happy Engineer Podcast 014: Entitled Engineers with Gina Covarrubias (Zach White)

RunAs Radio – The Rise of Ransomware with Ann Johnson (Richard Campbell)

Community & Events

Here’s how to watch the 2021 Android Dev Summit! (Android Team)

Announcing the 2021 Go Developer Survey (Alice Merrick)

Adobe MAX 2021: Your Guide to Document Cloud Sessions (Ben Vanderberg)

JetBrains 9th Annual Hackathon (David Watson)

Blizzard will ‘pause’ plans for an online BlizzCon event in 2022 (Richard Lawler)

Windows at Microsoft Ignite: November 2021 (Heather Poulsen)


SQL Server NOT Equal Operators (Eric Blinn)

SQL SERVER – Measure Index Performance (Pinal Dave)

SharePoint & MS Teams

New Microsoft Teams features improve call and meeting quality (Robert Aichner)

How to use Microsoft graph toolkit react people picker control in SPFx Webpart? (Chandani Prajapati)


PowerShell Crescendo Updated Prior to Release Candidate (David Ramel)


Power Automate for desktop – October 2021 update (Yiannis Mavridis)

Releasing Windows 10 Build 19043.1320 (21H1) to Release Preview Channel (Brandon LeBlanc)

Adobe’s new Photoshop and Illustrator apps to add powerful web versions (Kareem Anderson)

What is a Developer Advocate? (Karl Hughes)

Photoshop Will Get a ‘Prepare as NFT’ Option Soon (msmash)

How we designed themes for the terminal – a peek into our process (Shikhiu)

PyTorch Lightning Tutorial #2: Using TorchMetrics and Lightning Flash (Exxact Team)

Microsoft working on Windows 11 SE and low-cost Surface Laptop to take on Chromebooks (Tom Warren)

Releasing Windows 10 Build 19044.1320 (21H2) to Release Preview Channel (Windows Insider Program Team)

More Link Collections

The Morning Brew #3341 (Chris Alcock)

.NET App Developer Links – 2021-10-27 (Dan Rigby)

The .NET Stacks #68: What a week (Dave Brock)

The Wolf Report – October 27th, 2021 (Michael Wolfenden)

The Geek Shelf

 Test-Driven React: Find Problems Early, Fix Them Quickly, Code with Confidence (Trevor Burnham) – Referral Link

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