Microservices, .NET Core, the Cloud, and You

Seriously, what is up with software development trends lately?  I know every discipline has their own jargon, but to hear some of the stuff flying around lately when I step out of it has me wondering whether I’m writing software or am late to a wedding in Tahiti.   To communicate my relationship with the .NET world I have to go back a few years.  Like many, I have spent a great deal of time on the Microsoft stack, and have been coding for the web from the beginning transferring over from classic ASP pages to Web Forms v1.   “The stack” as I probably will refer to it throughout my blogging is whatever current stack of technologies and toolsets the .NET world has on its radar.   I do have some front end JavaScript skills, and a love for front-end frameworks, but I’m not really coming from the Google/Node background perspective – most all of my paid coding has been on the Microsoft technology stack, so working with that and advancing that are things that are in my primary area of interest. So with the limits of that filter, what is up with software development trends lately?  To me, software trends remarkably…

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Blog Reboot

For those of you visiting this site for the first time in a long while, I have decided to take my blogging efforts in a new direction.   Previously, my blog had the title – “3 Degrees of SharePoint” and centered around the SharePoint product, community, and services. While I still love SharePoint, both its online component in Office 365 and the power of the product as an on-premise product, it has not been the sole focus of my career spanning its duration, and as such i wanted to expand my topic coverage and re-focus to my primary area and fundamental area, that of software development. I appreciate your taking the time to visit my site and blog.  It is a privilege to me for those in the world to value my thoughts enough to take the time to read.   I hope I can enrich your life a little as a reader and consumer of my blog. Dave Milner  

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