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Jan 24

VIC.NET Meetup

Bill Chesnut Presenting - Deep Dive into Azure DevOps Pipelines, hands on looking at Task, Variables, Trigger and Task Groups

Jan 24

SpbDotNet

24 января в гостях у компании Intermedia состоится 39-я встреча SpbDotNet Регистрация на встречу: https://spbdotnet.timepad.

Jan 24

.NET User Group Karlsruhe

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With the new GitHub task in Azure DevOps is has never been easier to add a git tag and ship a release to GitHub.

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Microservices after Two Years

At this point, I have two(+) years of experience with Microservices, and I’m not an expert,

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Mini book: The InfoQ eMag: .NET Core

In this eMag covering .NET Core, we will explore the benefits of .NET Core and how it can benefit not only traditional .

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Switch to errors instead of warnings for nullable reference types in C# 8

Nullable reference types coming in C# 8 are a great addition to anyone’s toolbox.

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