The Bytes Watch - Issue #1

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The Bytes’ Watch is a collection of links to some of the things I found new and interesting in the tech world. Usually has links about Azure, .NET, DevOps, Container Technologies, Productivity, Career and Leadership published as a blog post and also available as a newsletter.

In this issue of The Bytes Watch, we take a look at .NET 5.0 preview 5, The CNCF Technology Radar, Async / Await Best Practices and other interesting things in the cloud native world

Introducing the CNCF Technology Radar

The CNCF has published the first technology radar with a goal to share what tools are actively being used by end users, the tools they would recommend, and their patterns of usage.

Announcing cloud-native workflows using Dapr and Logic Apps

Dapr Workflows enable developers to easily build workflow applications that use Dapr's capabilities and flexibiltiy of Azure Logic Apps

Azure Kubernetes Service—Integrated application gateway feature now available

The Application Gateway ingress controller (AGIC) is now available in preview as an add-on in Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)

Microsoft and Docker collaborate on new ways to deploy containers on Azure

Docker Desktop will provide a way to natively set Azure as a context to run containers in the cloud with a few simple commands.

Introducing Local Process with Kubernetes for Visual Studio 2019 | Visual Studio Blog

Local Process with Kubernetes allows you to write, test and debug your .NET microservice code on your development workstation while connected to your Kubernetes cluster with the rest of your application or services.

Announcing .NET 5.0 Preview 5

.NET 5.0 Preview 5 is out and expected to be feature complete by Preview 7. Updates on ASP.NET Core and Entity Framework are also available

How Do I Think About Async Code?!

C# makes it a “piece of cake” to write asynchronous code with Task type and async / await keywords. Learn about async from an example on baking cake.

How Do I Debug Async Code in Visual Studio?

This is part 2 of async with C# and goes into detail of how to debug async code using Visual Studio. If I had read this 3 years ago, it would have saved a lot of time.

Deploy Blazor WebAssembly apps to Azure Static Web Apps

Christopher Maneu shows you how to deploy Blazor WebAssembly apps to the newly launched Azure Static Web Apps.

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