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Jun 20, 2022

Andrew Lock is a senior software engineer at Datadog, working out of Devon, in the UK. He is a Microsoft MVP, Author of ASP.NET Core in Action, and has an active blog all about his experience working with .NET and ASP.NET Core.


Topics of Discussion:

[3:35] Andrew discusses the high points in his programming career that steered him to work with .Net6.

[5:30] Andrew walks us through all the .NET frameworks and demystifies the overwhelm around all the options.

[9:38] Andrew’s favorite method at the moment for web applications on top of .NET is Razor Pages.

[12:53] Does anyone really want web applications?

[15:31] Andrew explains his philosophy and experience and guidance on testing.

[19:18] Is there any kind of structure or pattern that people should be thinking about to keep the classroom lessons not overflowing?

[26:16] What web applications would Andrew recommend?

[30:19] The topic of custom applications and components comes up.


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Azure DevOps

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