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In recent years, the REST architecture style has been used heavily with web services. Providers of REST web services may need to allow for multiple versions as they may have customers who cannot support a new version or may be testing a new feature. There are plenty of folks that feel passionate about whether or not versioning should take place using REST. Since 2016, there have been many enhancements to a GitHub project called
aspnet-api-versioning. In this post, I’ll cover some of the latest enhancements and how to use the package for .NET Core.
Earlier this week, I needed to run a web project that I was modifying in Visual Studio Code. I couldn’t use
dotnet run or
npm start as it was a classic ASP.NET application. What I really needed was to host it inside of IIS but I didn’t want to open up Visual Studio 2019 and run it there. I had not realized that someone ported IIS Express to Visual Studio Code. After a quick search, I found that someone was Warren Buckley. At over 65,000 installs and over 4.5 rating, it is definitely a beneficial add-on. Check it out in the Visual Studio marketplace by visiting https://jasong.us/35DsCbU
In one week, Samsung will be unleashing their latest Samsung Galaxy, the S20 Fan Edition. This 5G phone is targeting a lower price point than previous devices. Several news outlets have reported seeing glimpses of the device appear on the Verizon Wireless website. The device is supposed to include many of the S20 specs that you’re familiar with, such as the Snapdragon 865 processor, but downgrade the camera and resolution. This event also comes at a time where Apple has chosen to delay their iPhone 12 device for a bit longer.Read More
On the heals of Microsoft’s Xbox pricing and release date announcement, Sony is holding a special 40-minute digital showcase for PlayStation 5 which will likely include updates from Sony game studios and third-party partners. Expect pricing and a release date from the event, which kicks off at 4pm EDT, 1pm PDT. There’s been lots of discussion on social media that the PS5 will cost more than the Xbox. Hopefully we find out more details tomorrow.Read More
While not quite ready for production use, Project Bicep is an interesting take on replacing standard ARM templates. Bicep boasts a simpler syntax, better copy/past experience, and automatic dependency management. Check out a great getting started article by Chris Pietschmann at Build5Nines.Read More