Welcome to the 18th edition of The Catch Block!
There's no main story this week, as I have been very busy with work and home things.
In this edition: Campaigns, two days, webwaste, mocking without Moq, performance, a .NET Core vulnerability, Blazor, and alternative career paths.
Previews and Announcements
- Performance Improvements in .NET 5 (Stephen Toub)
- Exciting new updates to the Git experience in Visual Studio (Pratik Nadagouda)
- Kicking off the 2020 .NET Foundation Director Campaigns (Claire Novotny)
- .NET Core July 2020 Updates – 2.1.20 and 3.1.6 (Rahul Bhandari)
- .NET Core vulnerability lets attackers evade malware detection (Ax Sharma) - Microsoft does not currently consider this a vulnerability. Should they?
- 23 Alternative Career Paths that Software Developers Can Grow Into (Karl Hughes) - Writing code is not the only job out there!
- 10 Visual Studio Navigation Productivity Tips (Patrick Smacchia)
- A .NET Color Console Helper (Rick Strahl)
- You've only added two lines - why did that take two days! (Matt Lacey)
- Creating a Modal component in Blazor (Gérald Barré)
- Webwaste (Gerry McGovern) - Ignore the dumb title, this article says something that I've been wondering about for a long time: the web is indeed getting more bloated.
- .NET Core: Still a Microsoft platform thing despite more than five years open source (Tim Anderson) - Will Microsoft ever be able to shake the damage they did to the wider web community in the 90s?
- Agile Software Development: Architecture Patterns for Responding to Change: Part 1 (John Daub)
- Sometimes It's Easier to Mock Without Moq (Scott Hannen)
Catch Up with the Previous Edition!
Thanks for reading, and we'll see you next week!