Dew Drop – September 29, 2021 (#3526)

Top Links

Free eBook – Dapr for .NET Developers (Rob Vettor, Sander Molenkamp & Edwin van Wijk)

Sysinternals 25th anniversary event: October 14, 2021 (Heather Poulsen)

Say hello to Hot Chocolate 12! (Michael Staib)

Welcome to the new Whiteboard! (Ian Mikutel)

Microsoft Store: More apps, more open (Giorgio Sardo)

Web & Cloud Development

How to Handle Data Duplication in Data-Heavy Kubernetes Environments (Augustinas Stirbis)

Govern your data wherever it resides with Azure Purview (Rohan Kumar)

Replacing jQuery with Vanilla ES6 (Aaron T. Grogg)

Announcing: Azure credits for open source projects (Carol Smith)

React Class Component vs. Functional Component: How To Choose/What’s the Difference (David Adeneye Abiodun)

Top 5 Reasons to Start Learning JavaScript at College (Janus Atienza)

Efficient Web Services with Marten V4 (Jeremy D. Miller)

Docker Defends Desktop Pricing, Says Support Led to Faster Features (Mike Melanson)

Getting Started with Go and InfluxDB (Alexandre Couëdelo)

Exploring the code behind WebApplicationBuilder: Exploring .NET Core 6 – Part 3 (Andrew Lock)

Exploring serverless with a nebulous app: Deploy the same app to App Engine, Cloud Functions, or Cloud Run (Wesley Chun)

Using Modern Image Formats: AVIF And WebP (Addy Osmani)

Node v14.18.0 (LTS) (Michaël Zasso)

How We Build Micro Frontends With Lattice (Michael Possumato, Nick Tomlin, Jordan Andree, Andrew Shim & Rahul Pilani)

Handling Transient Errors in Durable Functions (Tomasz Pęczek)


Using the Windows Community Toolkit DataGrid with WinUI 3 and Entity Framework Core (Diederik Krols)

Latest Telerik UI for .NET MAUI Release: ListView and Other New Components, Support for macOS and Preview 8 (Yoan Krumov)

Visual Studio & .NET

Compress Strings With .NET and C# (Khalid Abuhakmeh)

Gitpod Launches VS Code Browser Server (Kay Ewbank)

ReSharper 2021.3 Starts Early Access Program! and Rider 2021.3 Early Access Program Has Launched! (Alexander Kurakin)

ReSharper C++ Starts 2021.3 EAP (Elvira Mustafina)

Is C# Getting Too Complex? (Michael Moreno)

The code worked differently when the moon was full (Scott Hanselman)

Design, Methodology & Testing

The 15 best DevOps tools for 2021 and beyond (Anna Monus)

Grouping Assertions in Tests (Steve Smith)

How to See Business Agility: Adaptable and Resilient Management Actions (Johanna Rothman)

SemVer versioning: how we handled it with linear interval arithmetic (Julian Thome)

How Trello Makes Communication Better For Slack Users (Kat Boogaard)

WFH assumptions based on faulty data (Mark Downie)

How We Take On Time Tracking Challenges On GitHub For Enterprises (Tyler Hakes)

4 Forecasts for the Future of Developer Relations (Kevin Casey)

GitHub Enterprise Server 3.2 is now generally available (Maya Ross)

Mobile, IoT & Game Development

Swift 5.5 Extends Concurrency Support, Enums, Property Wrappers, and More (Sergio De Simone)

Podcasts, Screencasts & Videos

The Stack Overflow Podcast 379: Become a better coder…with this one weird click (Ben Popper)

Infra as Code in Action: Tagging strategy | Ep 4 of 4-episode series | The DevOps Lab (April Edwards & Chris Maneu)

SQL Server Failover Cluster Instances in Azure | Data Exposed (Anna Hoffman & Javier Villegas)

Building an Online Ticket Store with Blazor WebAssembly – Webinar Recording (Maarten Balliauw)

DevOps for JavaScript ft. Will Button – JavaScript Jabber 502 (Aimee Knight, AJ O’Neal & Steve Edwards)

Do DevOps Engineers Need to Know How to Code? – Adventures in DevOps 086 (Charles Max Wood, Jillian Rowe & Will Button)

All Things TypeScript ft. Wycliffe Maina – Adventures in Angular 326 (Armen Vardanyan & Subrat Mishra)

Advocate For Yourself (Part 2) – Adventures in .NET 088 (Caleb Wells, Shawn Clabough & Wai Liu)

Microsoft Cloud Show Episode 428 | All the Surfaces (Andrew Connell & Chris Johnson)

FreeCodeSession – Episode 302 (Jason Bock)

Community & Events

Docker Captain Take 5 – Francesco Ciulla (William Quiviger)

Developer Ecosystem Survey 2021: Raw Data Available (Anastassiya Sichkarenko)

The redesigned Partner Center experience is here (Dan Rippey)

Join Kotlin Heroes: Episode 8! Practice Round to Be Streamed by tourist (Ksenia Shneyveys)

Student Ambassador community voices: Our coding lives (MS Student Developer Team)

Empowering resilient communities and accelerating our collective impact with #BuildFor2030 (Rodney Clark)

60+ Free STEM Resources and Opportunities for BIPOC, AAPIs, and Allies (Columbia Engineering Boot Camps)


SQL SERVER Agent Missing from SSMS (Pinal Dave)

How multiple writes and reads are handled in Azure Cosmos DB (Daniel Krzyczkowski)

SharePoint & MS Teams

The Great Reshuffle and how Microsoft Viva is helping reimagine the employee experience (Seth Patton)


Amazon Announces New Alexa Devices and Services (Paul Thurrott)

No joke—you can buy our copy/paste keyboard right now (Ben Popper)

Redesigned Paint app for Windows 11 begins rolling out to Windows Insiders (Brandon LeBlanc)

How do I Install Windows supplemental fonts on Windows 10? (Elizabeth Greene)

Deep dive review of Surface Laptop Studio & Surface Pro 8 (Frank Buchholz)

Amazon’s automotive efforts appear to be taking a pit stop (Ian Carlos Campbell)

Microsoft Surface Pro 8 4G LTE variant delayed until next year (Sanuj Bhatia)

More Link Collections

The Morning Brew #3321 (Chris Alcock)

.NET App Developer Links – 2021-09-29 (Dan Rigby)

The Geek Shelf

 Git for Programmers: Master Git for effective implementation of version control for your programming projects (Jesse Liberty) – Referral Link

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