Working with the new Microsoft.Data.SqlClient | On .NET

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In this episode, Vicky Harp joins Jeremy to talk about the new Microsoft.Data.SqlClient. They discuss why this new package was created, feature scenarios it supports, and also show off some demos of how to migrate. [01:20] – Why is there a new SqlClient package [03:54] – How do the features compare to the previous SqlClient […]

Coding F# in Visual Studio Code with Ionide | On .NET

Posted on Posted in .NET, aft-net, Coding, coding tools, Developer Tools, devtools, F#, Visual Studio Code

In this episode, Phillip Carter sits down with Cecil to talk about the Ionide extension for Visual Studio Code. Ionide has tons of great features for F# developers working in Visual Studio code such as autocomplete, packet integration, syntax highlighting and much more. [00:55] – Introducing Ionide [03:11] – Getting started with Ionide [04:16] – F# […]

Diving into Durable Entities | On .NET

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Durable Entities is a new feature that will be available in Durable Functions v2, and will enable a new class of stateful patterns for Azure Functions. In this episode, Chris Gillum and Sebastian Burckhardt sit down with Jeremy to give us the rundown on Durable Entities. They talk about the differences compared to the actor model,  […]

Leveraging the Dependency Injection support in Azure Functions | On .NET

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.NET developers have been taking advantage of dependency injection (DI) to make their code easier to test and manage. The latest update to Azure Functions v2 now has support for registering services with DI. In this episode, Fabio Cavalcante from the Azure Functions team joins us to showcase how this feature works. [00:58] – Why is dependency injection so […]

Training Machine Learning models with ML.NET | On .NET

Posted on Posted in .NET, aft-net, Artificial Intelligence, Coding, Data, Developer Tools, devtools, Machine Learning

ML.NET allows .NET developers to easily build and also consume machine learning models in their NET applications. In this episode, Bri Achtman joins Rich to show off some really interesting scenarios that ML.NET and its family of tools enables. They talk about training models, AutoML, the ML.NET CLI, and even a Visual Studio Extension for training models! […]