Guy Barrette

Freelance developer and Azure MVP in Montreal, Canada

Free .NET Core Architecture eBooks

Here are a couple of eBooks focusing on architecting .NET Core applications on my reading list.  The first one titled "Architecting Modern Web Applications with ASP.NET Core and Microsoft Azure" is written by Steve Smith and focus on monolithic applications.  The second one is ti
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Free Azure products for 12 months

When you create a new Azure account, you get $200 of free credits to try out various services but these must be spent during the first month.  Sometimes, one month is not enough to test things out that's why Azure now offers a bunch of services that will be free for 12 months when you create a
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Azure Event Grid

Microsoft recently announced Azure Event Grid.  IMHO, this is a service that will change how we'll build our apps in Azure. Here's episode 233 of the Azure Cloud Cover Show that introduces Event Grid:
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.NET Core 2.0 and Visual Studio 15.3 overview video

Here's a great video showcasing the new .NET Core 2.0 and Visual Studio 15.3 features and functionalities.  It's 82 minutes long and cover the following: .NET Core 2.0 & .NET Standard 2.0 Performance improvements  Visual Studio 2017 version 15.3 new features Serverless computing with
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Visual Studio Talk Show - Application Insights

Nous discutons avec Samir Bellouti du service Application Insights. Un service Azure de télémétrie offert par Microsoft aux développeurs Web qui permet la gestion des performances et l’analyse instantanée. Fasciné par les ordinateurs, Samir Bellouti a
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Xbox One - how to fix a sluggish UI

The UI of my Xbox One got very sluggish and it was a pain to use.  Games were running fine but moving from tile to tile and menu to menu was tremendously slow.  A quick search on the InterTubes led me to this solution: Clear the Blu-ray cacheSelect Settings/All Settings/Disc &
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