Weekly Update: September 2 - 8, 2019
I’m getting excited for the upcoming release of.NET Core 3.0 and the .NET Conf that’s happening September 23-25. Since they’re taking place the week of September 23, I spent a reasonable amount of time diving into the features and migrating some test project to the updated version. The update process seems to be fairly straightforward but could be tricky for large projects. Be sure and check the agenda for the .NET Conf, looks like a lot of great content coming down the pipeline. The only thing bad about the work going on around .NET Core is finding enough time to master it and stay up to date with everything else that’s going on with technology.
Speaking of .NET Core, I worked through ASP.NET Core Tag Helpers and View Components. It’s an excellent course covering the ASP.NET Core Tag Helper and View Component features. Tag Helpers and View Components remind me a lot of how components are developed in React. For my reading this week, I breezed through This is Marketing by Seth Godin. It’s a whirlwind tour of some of Godin’s popular ideas on marketing. I’m not an expert on the subject but I have read a couple of books by Godin in the past. It’s nice to review topics like marketing a couple of times a year to gain some perspective on the subject. It’s a quick, entertaining read that recommends you find a small audience and over-deliver for them.
Online Course(s): ASP.NET Core Tag Helpers and View Components
Book(s): This is Marketing: You Can’t Be Seen Until You Learn to See
Online Course(s): Entity Framework in the Enterprise
Book(s): Get Programming with F#: A Guide for .NET Developers, The Master and Margarita
On the Next…
I’m going to keep on preparing for the launch of .NET Core 3.0 in the week ahead.