Welcome to 1Gig Tech update after a long time!
In today’s edition, there are 9 articles on technology, news, open source, community on the fantastic and ever evolving technology world.
- How Urban Airship Scaled to 2.5 Billion Notifications During the U.S. Election (Todd Hoff)
This is a guest post by Urban Airship. Contributors: Adam Lowry, Sean Moran, Mike Herrick, Lisa Orr, Todd Johnson, Christine Ciandrini, Ashish Warty, Nick Adlard, Mele Sax-Barnett, Niall Kelly, Graham Forest, and Gavin McQuillan
- Stateless 3.0 – A State Machine library for .NET Core (Scott Hanselman)
State Machines and business processes that describe a series of states seem like they’ll be easy to code but you’ll eventually regret trying to do it yourself.
- Microsoft Azure SQL Database provides unparalleled performance with In-Memory technologies (Rohan Kumar)
Azure SQL Database built-in In-Memory technologies are now generally available for the Premium database tier including Premium pools. In-memory technology helps optimize the performance of transactional (OLTP), analytics (OLAP), as well as mixed workloads (HTAP).
- Microsoft Teams integration with Visual Studio Team Services (Derrick Fu)
Earlier today, Microsoft Teams was announced. Microsoft Teams is a new chat-based workspace in Office365 that makes collaborating on software projects with Team Services a breeze. Customers often tell us that there is a need for better chat integration in Team Services.
- Why using Xamarin for cross-platform development (Sebastian Cabrera)
“Everything you need to deliver great mobile apps” is Xamarin’s premise. This amazing software is being used by individuals who are developing apps for a wide variety of industries.
- Azure Backup supports encrypted Azure virtual machines using Portal and PowerShell (Pallavi Joshi)
Azure Backup already supports backup and restore of Classic and Resource Manager virtual machines and also premium storage VMs.
- Layered Dependency Injection (Adam Pedley)
In a tiered architecture with Dependency Injection we have the problem that the bootstrapper or initialization section of your main project doesn’t have a reference to every project we need to inject into our container.
- Lets convert a WPF app to UWP (Microsoft MVP)
Last year Microsoft revealed the plans to run and distribute desktop apps (basically all apps ever written for Windows) in the Universal-Windows-Platform “universe”. The project titel was “Project Centennial” and a year later the tooling seems to be ok-ish.