Software News and Events for Week 33
August 19, 2016 Leave a comment
Another week of webcasts and tech news. This is week 33 and here is the news we discussed in our Dutch SDN Cast covering the latest news on software development and side information related to that for this moment in time.
Where is our Dutch SDN Cast to be found?
Subscribe to the channel if you understand Dutch and don’t want to miss another episode of our cast!
News of the week
Google is killing off Hangouts on Air in September
Hangouts On Air moving from Google+ to YouTube Live
Introducing the UWP Community Toolkit
Announcing NuGet 3.5 RC
Introducing the .NET Framework Monthly Rollup
Fewer Visual Studio Sign-in Prompts
Announcing HTTP/2 support for all customers with Azure CDN from Akamai
Customer segmentation and push notifications: a new Windows Dev Center Insider Program feature
Project Spark ended this week
PowerShell is open sourced and is available on Linux
Events Last Week
Visual Studio Live 8-12 Augustus – Redmond
Recordings are to be found on Channel9
SDN event – September 2nd – Zeist, The Netherlands
Fixxup – 22 September – Utrecht, The Netherlands
LevelUp Mobile 2016 – September 22nd, The Netherlands
In the SDN Cast Demo we tried to get an old .NET Forms application to be ported to .NET Core by switching out the backend using Entity Framework Core and existing databases. This didn’t go all that smooth but got it to work in the end showing the principle of how to get your hands on it and show what kind of issues you can run into doing this.
Here is a link we used to get us in the right direction:
Entity Framework Core – Existing Database