Welcome to 1Gig Tech update!
In today’s edition, there are 13 articles on technology, news, open source, community on the fantastic and ever evolving technology world.
- The 10 Do’s, and 500* Don’ts of Automated Acceptance Testing (Alister Scott)
This is a talk I delivered at CukeUp! Australia on Friday 20 November in Sydney, Australia. Automated acceptance testing is hard. I’ve been doing it for over 10 years and it can still be a struggle! There’s at least 500 things you shouldn’t do.
- Building a Near Real-Time Discovery Platform with AWS
In the spirit of the U.S presidential election of 2016, in this post I use Twitter public streams to analyze the candidates’ performance, both Republican and Democrat, in a near real-time fashion.
- Sridhar-MS/cli forked from dotnet/cli
This repo contains the source code for cross-platform .NET Core command line toolchain. It contains the implementation of each command, the native packages for various supported platforms as well as documentation. This toolchain is independent from the DNX-based .NET Core + ASP.NET 5 RC bits.
- Announcing the release of Hyper-V Containers in Windows Server 2016 Technical Preview 4
Today marks an exciting moment on the journey to bring world class container technologies and options to our customers.
- Connect(); // 2015
Join us this year to hear directly from Scott Guthrie, Brian Harry, and Scott Hanselman on what’s next in this exciting journey. Get deeper insights into our exciting announcements with over 80 on-demand sessions.
- async/await – What You Should Know! (Amir Dashti)
Sometimes, we use new technologies while we are not aware of the bottlenecks and weird parts of that technology which eventually might trap us in bad situations like deadlocks which may be really hard to track.
- An Isomorphic Architecture for ASP.NET MVC
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- Mastering ASP.NET 5 without growing a beard (Tess Ferrandez)
So you know ASP.NET like the back of your hand, or so you think, until you hear grunt this, and bower that, and you realize that nothing has changed but EVERYTHING, and all you can do is just sit there and nod like Joey in friends.
- Announcing ASP.NET 5 Release Candidate 1 (Heath Stewart)
As scheduled on our ASP.NET 5 roadmap and demonstrated during the Connect() event, we are proud to announce the availability of runtime and tooling for the RC1 release of ASP.NET 5.
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- Video: Software architecture as code (Simon Brown)
I presented a new version of my “Software architecture as code” talk at the Devoxx Belgium 2015 conference last week, and the video is already online. If you’re interested in how to communicate software architecture without using tools like Microsoft Visio, you might find it interesting.
- Ethereum Blockchain as a Service now on Azure
Microsoft and ConsenSys are partnering to offer Ethereum Blockchain as a Service (EBaaS) on Microsoft Azure so Enterprise clients and developers can have a single click cloud based blockchain developer environment.