Welcome to 1Gig Tech update!
In today’s edition, there are 10 articles on technology, news, open source, community on the fantastic and ever evolving technology world.
- Making ASP.NET apps first-class citizens on Google Cloud Platform (in NuGet)
Once you have your Windows Server image of choice, which should only take minutes to create and boot, you can establish user credentials, open up the appropriate ports with firewall rules, use RDP to connect to the machine and install whatever software you’d like.
- Creating a Serverless Backend for Mobile Apps (James Montemagno)
Azure Functions enable developers to create a serverless, event-driven experience for their data and applications. In our first post on Azure Functions, we saw how to have an Azure Function perform an OCR of an image and insert it into an Azure Mobile table.
- The Always On Architecture – Moving Beyond Legacy Disaster Recovery (Todd Hoff)
Failover does not cut it anymore. You need an ALWAYS ON architecture with multiple data centers. — Martin Van Ryswyk, VP of Engineering at DataStax Failover, switching to a redundant or standby system when a component fails, has a long and checkered history as a way of dealing with failure.
- Introducing iOS Web Debugging for VS Code on Windows and Mac – Web Diagnostics and Tools Blog (Kenneth Auchenberg)
- Refactoring CSS Without Losing Your Mind // Speaker Deck (Harry Roberts)
Other Presentations by this Speaker
- Announcing PowerShell on Linux – PowerShell is Open Source! (Scott Hanselman)
I started doing PowerShell almost 10 years ago.
- Building a Node.js RESTful API with Mocha and Chai
Introduction I still remember the satisfaction of being finally able to write the backend part of a bigger app in node and I am sure many of you do it too. And then? We need to make sure our app behaves the way we expect and one of the strongly suggested methodologies is software testing.
- Application Architecture and Ransomware (Robert Annett)
Ransomware is an increasing threat to many organisations – I recently had a conversation with a (non-IT) friend whose employer had been affected, which is why I’m writing this. These are attacks where a system or data are made inaccessible until a ransom is paid.
- Tech Talk: Microservices and Containers. How Much Faster Than a VM?! (Carissa Karcher)
Anne Currie, co-founder at Microscaling Systems, provides a good overview of the “why” in container adoption. Enjoy her presentation, originally from Microservices Day London, that delves into what makes the combination of microservices and containers so powerful.