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?).
Apr 18 2016

BUILD 2016 Response Show

In this episode, Jess, Chris, and Todd share their thoughts on the announcements and presentations that happened at Microsoft's BUILD 2016 developer conference.
Mar 15 2016

Automated Testing for Developers

In this episode, Todd, Jess, and Chris chat about automating developer testing. Some call it "TDD", some call it "BDD", but we just call it a good topic for a show! Join us as we talk about our varying experiences with creating, modifying, getting rid of, or even completely avoiding automated unit tests and how it's affected us.
Jan 27 2016

.NET Core and ASP.NET Core 1.0

Join Todd, Chris, and Jess as they wade through the waters of the "new" (but not really new) Microsoft frameworks, .NET Core 1.0 and ASP.NET Core 1.0. What were the motivations for the name change? Was it a good move? What the heck is .NET Core and ASP.NET Core, anyway?
Dec 23 2015

War Stories

In this episode, Todd, Chris, and Jess embrace the holiday spirit and share the stories that have molded them into the hardened code slingers they are today. Did Chris actually meet the real, live Batman while on a job in the middle of the night in Disneyland? Will Jess ever actually get fired - or even scolded - for deleting production databases and bringing production websites to a grinding halt? Why does Todd carry around 4 laptop power adapters to this day? Listen to our stories and decide for yourself.

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