Dew Drop – October 4, 2021 (#3529)

Top Links

Differences between Hashtable vs Dictonary vs ConcurrentDictionary vs ImmutableDictionary (Scott Hanselman)

Building Your Next .NET MAUI App – XamExpertDay 2021 (David Ortinau)

Introducing the Flutter Meetup Network! (Shams Zakhour)

Visual Studio 2022 for Mac Preview 1 is now available! (Jordan Matthiesen)

Web & Cloud Development

Azure Functions 4.0 Preview Out with Support for .NET 6 (David Ramel)

Implement a secure API and a Blazor app in the same ASP.NET Core project with Azure AD authentication (Damien Bowden)

Improve security with Azure Front Door and Azure Web Apps access restrictions (Daniel Krzyczkowski)

CSS accent-color (David Walsh)

Easily Visualize Online Maps in a Blazor Application (Hari Venkatesh E)

How to Choose the Best Angular Chart for Your Project (Jason Beres)

Developing A Web App Using Angular 12, ASP.NET Core Web API And SQL Server (Litan Sarker)

Creating a Game in Blazor – Part 3 – Graphics (Paul Michaels)

JavaScript and .NET Spreadsheet SORTBY Function Tips & Tricks (Sean Lawyer)

Announcing the Preview Release for Azure Tables for Go (Sean Kane)

Aurelia updates for November 2021 (bigopon)

Creating sample data with GraphBuilder (David Hay)

Millions Experience Browser Problems After Long-Anticipated Expiration of ‘Let’s Encrypt’ Certificate (EditorDavid)

Working With Built-in GraphQL Directives (Jamie Barton)

Creating Your First SMART on FHIR Application (Sameer Doshi)

Visual Studio & .NET

Begin to Code with C# Snaps works with Visual Studio 2022 (Rob Miles)

Code Coverage in .NET (Code Maze)

Everything That Every .NET Developer Needs To Know About Disposable Types – Properly Disposing Objects (David McCarter)

Get Common SubString From Two Strings (George)

Design, Methodology & Testing

Second Edition of The Art of Agile Development Now Available (James Shore)

A PKI-less secure communication channel: design (Oren Eini)

Practical Time Machines (Eric Lawrence)

It’s easier to create together with Microsoft 365 and Office 2021 (Liat Ben-Zur)

A Guide to Implementing Support Documentation For Your Design System (Mihir Patel)

How To Build A Tight-Knit Team Across Time Zones (Sarah Ribeiro)

Mobile, IoT & Game Development

Answering your top questions on Android Game Development Kit (Wayne Lu)

Podcasts, Screencasts & Videos

InfoQ Podcast: Moving from Individual Contributor to People Leader (Sam McAfee)

Merge Conflict 274: Building IoT Things (James Montemagno & Frank Kreuger)

Demystifying Azure Arc-enabled data services | Azure Friday (Scott Hanselman & Lior Kamrat)

Building a Mobile Game with Xamarin.Forms – XamExpertDay 2021 (Shaun Lawrence)

There’s More to Xamarin Than UI, Let’s do Some Background Magic with Shiny.NET – XamExpertDay 2021 (Allan Ritchie)

Xamarin.Forms and .NET MAUI MVVM vs MVU – XamExpertDay 2021 (Sam Basu)

Porting your Xamarin.Forms Custom Renderer to .NET MAUI Handler – XamExpertDay 2021 (Pedro Jesus)

Hello, .NET MAUI Expert Day! – XamExpertDay 2021 (Maddie Leger)

Learn C# with CSharpFritz – C# for Beginners – The AMA show (Jeff Fritz)

The Changelog – Learning-focused engineering (Brittany Dionigi, Adam Stacoviak & Jerod Santo)

The Amp Hour #560 – High End Audio with Remco Stoutjesdijk (Dave Jones & Chris Gammell)

FreeCodeSession – Episode 303 (Jason Bock)

Serverless Chats Episode #113: Serverless for Startups with Chris Munns (Jeremy Daly & Rebecca Marshburn)

2021 OpenCV AI Competition |  Grand Prize Winners | Cortic Tigers | Episode 32 | AI Show (Seth Juarez, Michael Ng, Ye Lu & Satya Mallick)

MidDay Cafe Episode 22 – The Latest in SharePoint Online (Microsoft Healthcare & Life Blog Videos)

Tabs and Spaces Podcast 110 – We. Are. Com-mun-ity. (Zac Braddy, Jamie Taylor & James Studdart)

Unhandled Exception Podcast – NDepend with Patrick Smacchia (Dan Clarke)

Community & Events

Is There an Echo? (Rodney Littles II)

PowerShell + DevOps Global Summit 2022 Update (James Petty)

October Virtual PhillyXP Meeting with Industrial Logic Canada CEO Jeff Morgan (Anthony Sciamanna)

Let the Hunt Begin: Introducing Auth0’s First Capture the Flag Event. (Annybell Villarroel)

Join us for Hacktoberfest 2021! (Christos Bacharakis)

Donald Knuth on Machine Learning and the Meaning of Life (David Cassel)

With workers with disabilities being able to be paid as little as $2 an hour in 42 states, National Disability Employment Awareness Month is a time to honor, reflect and bring awareness (Jenny Lay-Flurrie)

Cybersecurity spotlight on bug bounty researchers @chen-robert and @ginkoid (Jill Moné-Corallo)

Continuous Commitment To Education: How Sue King Became a Tech Management Leader (Nathaniel Quarrie)


Always use the right case for data type names in SQL Server (Aaron Bertrand)

SQL SERVER – Table Partitioning for Slow Performance (Pinal Dave)

How GitHub Partitioned its Relational Database to Improve Reliability at Scale (Sergio De Simone)


Understanding Get-ACL and AD Drive Output (Faris Malaeb)


AutoML: An Introduction Using Auto-Sklearn and Auto-PyTorch (Exxact Team)

Windows 11 upgrade: Five questions to ask first (Ed Bott)

Newly-Published Evidence Undermines China Lab-Leak Theory (EditorDavid)

Save Time Creating Content by Cross-posting Tweets to LinkedIn (Jamie Maguire)

6 Best TikTok Accounts To Follow To Learn New Skills (Lydia Stowe)

Trove – the responsible data-sharing platform for developers that pays people for their photos (Microsoft Reporter)

How to make Shared Google Calendars show up on your iPhone and iPad Calendar (Scott Hanselman)

More Link Collections

The Morning Brew #3324 (Chris Alcock)

The .NET Stacks #64: Looking at Functions support in .NET 6 (Dave Brock)

.NET App Developer Links – 2021-10-04 (Dan Rigby)

C# Digest Issue #383 (Jakub Chodounsky)

F# Weekly #40, 2021 – Fable.Lit 1.0 & VS4Mac 2022 Preview (Sergey Tihon)

Code Maze Weekly #95 (Vladimir Pecanac)

The Overflow #93: No joke—you can buy our copy/paste keyboard right now (Ryan Donovan and Cassidy Williams)

Top Stories from the Microsoft DevOps Community – 2021.10.01 (Jay Gordon)

Friday Five: OneDrive Tips, API Management, More! (Jeffrey Raymond Kitt)

The Geek Shelf

 Domain Modeling Made Functional: Tackle Software Complexity with Domain-Driven Design and F# (Scott Wlaschin) – Referral Link

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