dotnet rambles podcast
A podcast about all things dotnet related. Rowan and Andy discuss anything and everything related to dotnet and coding in general.
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Like everybody else we're looking forward to all the new and improved features in .NET 8.
In this episode we're going to rattle through a few of things that have caught our attention.
In this episode we're discussing people that we follow, watch or listen to via podcasts, youtube, x (formerly twitter) and even sometimes using RSS feeds (yes some people still use them!).
It's a great way to keep up with things going on in the .NET world.
Rowan and Andy discuss how they built the dotnet rambles podcast website.
Following on from the last podcast as we ran out of time - we discuss loads more acronyms
In this episode we're talking about some of the acronyms that we come across everyday.
We've been hearing that goods things are coming our way in .NET 7 so we thought we spend some time talking about what's coming in ASP.NET Core, C#11 and the Core APIs based on Preview 4.
We're taking a look at HTMX this week. A really nice small (~10k) open source JS library that can be used from ASP.NET to enhance web apps - add the library, add some attributes to your HTML tags and HTMX magically wires it up for you, performing partial HTML updates by making GET and POST requests.
Rowan likes (loves) F# - in fact he won’t stop going on about it! we should be using it for everything - Andy is trying to learn F# (not going that well - it won't stick) - we’re going to discuss why F# is a good thing to learn, it's benefits over C# and what you can do with it
Polly - do you need it? Should you be using it? When can you use it? How do you use it? We'll be answering all these questions and discovering (nearly) all there is to know about Polly in this episode.
This week we're discussing Windows terminal - how to get it, how to configure it, what it can do for you. We'll discuss the benefits of the terminal, making it look pretty, setting up some shortcuts to save you some keypresses and make you more efficient.
In this weeks episode we're talking about Streams. We can never remember which one to use or if we need to always create a Stream and then use a StreamReader/StreamWriter, or can we use the static File.IO methods? Hopefully this will clear up some of our confusion.
This week Rowan and Andy are discussing Algorithms. What are they, how and why do we use them. Covering everything from Big O, time and space complexity to key algorithms like Sorting and Searching.
This week Andy and Rowan are discussing gRPC (Google Remote Procedure Call) and how it can easily be integrated into .net - as either a Service, Console App, Website or WebAPI. We'll talk about how it works, how you use it, who's using it and what you can use it for.
This week Andy and Rowan chat about why people still have a strong view of Tabs vs Spaces - and many other similar things that cause friction in dev teams. Is it really worth it, aren't there more important things people should be dealing with.
Rowan and Andy are chatting about ML.net Microsoft's open source and cross-platform machine learning framework. We look at what it ML.net is and how you can use it using the tools you are already familiar with.
Dapr - not to be confused with dapper! Andy and Rowan chat about what Dapr is (Distributed application runtime) and what problems it is trying to solve.
Andy and Rowan discuss Blazor. We've been hearing about Blazor for a long time now and we've both looked into to get an idea of what it is and how it could be used. But since it has now has full support via .net 6 and Steve Sanderson did an updated demo at dotnet conf we wanted to discuss it again and see where it's heading.
Rowan and Andy discuss their own experiences with the dotnet platform and why they use it day to day.
In this episode Andy and Rowan are discussing the UK Government Design System. What is it, why does it exist, and where did it come from. We'll also discuss what it's like to work with it from a C# perspective.
Rowan and Andy are discussing what a service bus is, examples of various service bus implementations and when you'd use it over something like a queue.
This week Rowan and Andy are chatting about Git. The history of it, what came before it, what other options are available and why we think git has come out as the top rated source control software.
This time Andy and Rowan are discussing SignalR. We'll be discussing what you can use it for, how we've used it and how to get started.
In this episode Rowan and Andy are talking about Github actions and what you can do with them. Andy has recently used them to build and publish a project to NuGet so we'll be finding out how that went and what was involved.
Rowan and Andy talk about the history of .net and their journey with it.
Rowan and Andy talk about remote working, getting used to working from home being the new normal and how businesses have had to scramble to get people setup remotely.