Welcome to 1Gig Tech update!
In today’s edition, there are 16 articles on technology, news, open source, community on the fantastic and ever evolving technology world.
- Semantic Versioning 2.0.0
Summary Given a version number MAJOR.MINOR.PATCH, increment the: MAJOR version when you make incompatible API changes, MINOR version when you add functionality in a backwards-compatible manner, and PATCH version when you make backwards-compatible bug fixes.
- Understanding the Lightning Network, Part 3: Completing the Puzzle and Closing the Channel (Aaron van Wirdum)
The Lightning Network is probably the most highly anticipated technological innovation that will be deployed on top of Bitcoin.
- Serverless Architectures (Mike Roberts)
Serverless is a hot topic in the software architecture world. We’re already seeing books, open source frameworks, plenty of vendor products, and even a conference dedicated to the subject.
- Essential .NET – Dependency Injection with .NET Core (Mark Michaelis)
In my last two articles, “Logging with .NET Core” (msdn.com/magazine/mt694089), and, “Configuration in .NET Core” (msdn.com/magazine/mt632279), I demonstrated how .NET Core functionality can be leveraged from both an ASP.NET Core project (project.json) and the more common .NET 4.
- How .NET Standard relates to .NET Platforms · GitHub
Instantly share code, notes, and snippets.
- .NET Platform Standard and the magic of “imports” (Jonathan Mezach)
In case you missed it, .NET Core RC2 has been released by Microsoft last week along with ASP.NET Core RC2 and a preview of the tooling. Lots of exciting new stuff that I highly encourage checking out.
- A Simple, Fast & Reliable CDN
HTTP/2, origin shield, RESTful API, real-time stats, instant purge and many more awesome features crafted with love for you. Built on IP Anycast and on our latency based routing technology for best performance and scalability. Developed for lightning speed.
- Implementing a Markdown Engine for .NET (Joe Duffy)
Earlier this year, for two intensive months, I have spent all my spare time implementing Markdig, a new Markdown processor for .NET.
- Centralized Workflow
Transitioning to a distributed version control system may seem like a daunting task, but you don’t have to change your existing workflow to take advantage of Git. Your team can develop projects in the exact same way as they do with Subversion.
- Synchronising Visual Studio Code extensions
These finally allow an official mechanism to script extension installs, making it easier to maintain a consistent development environment across machines. This is the bash script I use to install a set of extensions to both the stable and insiders channels of VS Code.
- Microsoft Planner ready for showtime (Planner Team)
Today marks the general availability of Microsoft Planner. Over the next several weeks, Planner will roll out to all eligible Office 365 customers worldwide. This includes Office 365 Enterprise E1–E5, Business Essentials, Premium and Education subscription plans.
- Robots & Humans (Euan Davis)
The rise of artificial intelligence (AI) and robotics has both excited and concerned the general public in equal measure.