Rob Janssen

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SVG Filters: 80s Font Text Effects

SVG filters are a very powerful, but a bit obscure tool. You can reference SVG filters from CSS and you can even combine multiple SVG filters. In this post I’ve used SVG filters and 80s fonts to create a few 80s text effects.

Data Analysis with Dr Mike Pound

Blazor, a new framework for browser-based .NET apps - Steve Sanderson

Today, nearly all browser-based apps are written in JavaScript (or similar languages that transpile to it). That’s fine, but there’s no good reason to limit our industry to basically one language when so many powerful and mature alternate languages and programming platforms exist. Starting now,

Advanced .NET debugging techniques from real world investigations - Christophe Nasarre and Kevin Gos

You know how it feels. After releasing a new version, a service starts behaving in an unexpected way, and it's up to you to save the day. But where to start?Criteo processes 150 billion requests per day, across more than 4000 front-end servers. As part of the Criteo Performance team, our job is to i

Correcting Common Async/Await Mistakes in .NET - Brandon Minnick

Did you know that the .NET compiler turns our async methods into classes? And that .NET adds a try/catch block to each of these classes, potentially hiding thrown exceptions? It's true!In this session, we will learn how to best use async/await in C# by analyzing how .NET compiles our async code.Join

Privacy and GDPR: What all developers should know - Johannes Brodwall

On May 25th the European Union enacted new privacy laws that apply uniformly to all member nations. These rules will pretty much apply to anyone who builds or owns IT systems and the implications may surprise you.In this practical and entertaining talk, Johannes explores how a simple example of an e

Writing a Neural Net from Scratch - Joe Albahari

The best way to understand neural networks is to get your hands dirty and write one.In this session, I'll show you how to code up a neural net for image recognition from scratch - all in C#, and without using any libraries. From the bottom up, we'll discover gradient descent, activation functions, a

C# 8 and Beyond - Filip Ekberg

One of the most popular programming language on the market is getting even better. With every iteration of C# we get more and more features that are meant to make our lives as developers a lot easier.Join me in this session to explore what's new in C# 8, as well as what we can expect in the near (an

Hidden gems in .NET Core 3 - David Fowler & Damian Edwards

You've likely heard about the headline features in .NET Core 3.0 including Blazor, gRPC, and Windows desktop app support, but what else is there?This is a big release so come and see David Fowler and Damian Edwards from the .NET Core team showcase their favorite new features you probably haven't hea

WinForm vs WPF vs UWP vs Console - The C# Desktop UI Showdown (and the future with .NET 5)

Which C# desktop UI should I use? Is the latest one the best? Is WinForms dead? Aren't Console applications super-old technology? These are all questions I get on a weekly basis so I thought I would take some time and walk through the four major options for desktop applications. We will discuss the

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