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CR 356: Fear, Uncertainty, and .NET

  • Air Date: 2019-05-08
  • Duration: 34 mins 30 secs

About this episode

.NET 5 has been announced and brings a new unified future to the platform. We dig in to Microsoft's plans and speculate about what they mean for F#.

Your hosts


  • Feedback: Testing as a Career
  • Feedback: Keeping up with Documentation
  • ruby/rdoc — RDoc produces HTML and command-line documentation for Ruby projects.
  • Javadoc — Javadoc is a documentation generator created by Sun Microsystems for the Java language for generating API documentation in HTML format from Java source code.
  • Literate programming — Literate programming is a programming paradigm introduced by Donald Knuth in which a program is given as an explanation of the program logic in a natural language, such as English, interspersed with snippets of macros and traditional source code, from which a compilable source code can be generated.
  • Literate Programming — Writing a literate program is a lot more work than writing a normal program. After all, who ever documents their programs in the first place!? Moreover, who documents them in a pedagogical style that is easy to understand? And finally, who ever provides commentary on the theory and design issues behind the code as they write the documentation?
  • A tutorial that implements Conway's Game of Life in Rust and WebAssembly. — This tutorial is for anyone who already has basic Rust and JavaScript experience, and wants to learn how to use Rust, WebAssembly, and JavaScript together.
  • JupiterBroadcasting/Talks — Public repository of crew talks, slides, and additional resources.
  • Visual Studio Code Remote Development — Visual Studio Code Remote Development allows you to use a container, remote machine, or the Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) as a full-featured development environment.
  • Remote Development - Visual Studio Marketplace
  • Introducing .NET 5 — There will be just one .NET going forward, and you will be able to use it to target Windows, Linux, macOS, iOS, Android, tvOS, watchOS and WebAssembly and more.
  • The Friday Stream — Our crew from all over the world share stories, make new friends, and give each other a hard time live.


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