A lot happened in the last year in the .NET ecosystem. Putting aside the details, the bigger picture is difficult to grasp. There is movement in all aspects: cross-platform, cloud, mobile, web apps and universal apps. Developers wonder where all of this is going to lead and what will be required to get there.
To meet both consumer demand and expectations, companies must develop for both mobile and web. Developing for both platforms is complex, but with the right tools and framework, the process is a little easier. In this article, TJ VanToll shows how to use NativeScript and Angular to develop cross platform apps.
“This web page is slow” is a common and regular complaint about web sites, especially since web applications started replacing desktop applications. While the web brings some desirable characteristics such as global delivery, it also brings its share of challenges at the performance level.
In April, for the second time, fsharpWorks organized the F# community survey. Over 600 developers completed the survey in 2016. The survey provides an insight into the brains of the F# community. 1
Angular 2 & TypeScript have brought true object oriented development to the world's most popular web development framework. This article provides a high-level overview of Angular 2. 9
"BDD In Action" is a book that aims to cover the full spectrum of BDD practices from requirements through to the development of production code backed by executable specifications and automated tests. 4
F# Deep Dives is a new book aimed at showing the business value that using F# brings in practice. It presents 11 industrial scenarios and their solution with F# using a functional-first approach.
Type Providers are an essential element for F#’s extensibility model. Dave Fancher shows how to take the tedium out authoring Type Providers using some simple inline factory methods.
Though many of these features are also new to C#, there are quite a few enhancements meant specifically to smooth some of VB’s rough edges. 1
The book of F#, authored by Dave Fancher examines the concepts associated with F# with the help of comprehensive explanation and relevant source codes. 1
Instead of Visual Studio, So some developers turn to lightweight editors such as Notepad++ for their scripting needs. Oleg Shilo talks about his project to add better CS-Script plugin for Notepad++.
Tomasz Janczuk has created Edge.js which allows developers to combine the power of .NET with Node.js. In this article Janczuk explains Edge's history and how to get started. 1