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Jun 19 2017

.NET Core 2.0: Is it ready?

In anticipation of the up-coming .NET Core 2.0 release (and the preview currently available), Todd, Jess, and Chris offer their answers to some of the frequently asked questions around .NET Core, such as:
Jan 25 2017

The Twelve-Factor App: How to build modern, cloud-ready web applications

Join Jess, Todd, and Chris as they discuss "The Twelve-Factor App": a set of patterns and practices that are crucial to building modern, scalable, and "cloud-ready" applications.
Nov 28 2016

Visual Studio Code vs. Visual Studio "Classic" -- what's an IDE, anyway?

In this episode, Chris, Todd, and Jess discuss how awesome Visual Studio Code is while Todd defends the relevance of the full-blown Visual Studio "Classic Cadillac" IDE. What's the difference between an "IDE" and the new breed of powerful and extensible "text editors" such as Notepad++, Sublime Text, and now Visual Studio Code. Oh yeah, and Jess gets yet another reason to talk about how great TypeScript is, too.
Aug 23 2016

.NET Core RTM - Real World "File > New Project"

Several episodes in to the ".NET Core RTM" series, Jess, Todd, and Chris finally get down to the specifics of how to use .NET Core. Starting with File > New Project all the way down to View Components, they talk about what it's like to actually use ASP.NET Core to develop real web applications.
Aug 15 2016

.NET Core RTM - Jeff Fritz explains why it could be awesome after all

Jeff Fritz from Microsoft joins Jess, Todd, and Chris to talk about .NET Core and we challenge our discussion of .NET Core RTM in the previous episode. Now that you've heard several sides of the story, what do you think? Let us know at staticvoidpodcast.com!
Jul 25 2016

.NET Core RTM - What is it and what does it mean?

In this episode, Jess, Todd, and Chris talk about the fact that .NET Core (and ASP.NET Core) have been officially released, and contemplate what that means and how it might (or might not) affect .NET developers.
May 23 2016

The Browser as a Development Platform

In this episode, Jess, Todd, and Chris debate the merits and the suitability of using the browser as an application development platform. From memory management, to the DOM, to deployment, to Todd wishing that Silverlight never died, we touch on a variety of aspects involved in working in the browser.
May 12 2016

Code Sprawl with Matt Hornsby

Chris, Todd, and Jess welcome their guest Matt Hornsby to discuss a concept he calls "Code Sprawl" to describe the evolution and decay of software systems over time.  Relating the growth and aging of a software project to the growth and decay of urban areas, he draws parallels to identify what goes wrong.  He also presents hope that we can learn from urban renewal as well.
May 3 2016

WCF vs. Web API

Microsoft offers two frameworks that both allow you to create fully-functional web services and HTTP-based "web APIs". Which one should you choose?
Apr 25 2016

The Best C# 6 Features

Chris, Todd, and Jess discuss the cool new features available in C# 6. Some will save you keystrokes, some may save you bugs, and some... well, some you may never actually use (but why not find out about them anyway?).

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