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Reactive Extensions for .NET at dotnetsheff

Ian Griffiths

Ian Griffiths is talking about the Reactive Extensions for .NET at dotnetsheff. Learn the ideas behind Rx, and see it applied in an IoT applicable to upload clinical monitoring data to the cloud.
C# 8.0 nullable references: supporting older runtimes

C# 8.0 nullable references: supporting older runtimes

Ian Griffiths

See how to use C# 8.0 nullable references even when targetting older versions of .NET that don't officially support it.
Using Azure Key Vault for Encryption in C# - A Simple Tutorial

Using Azure Key Vault for Encryption in C# - A Simple Tutorial

Ed Freeman

Do you need to encrypt a piece of data in your application? Do you want Azure Key Vault to secure the key? Well, using C# along with a couple of libraries from the Azure SDK, it couldn't be easier to get up and running. This blog explains how to do just that.
How to prepare for Exam AZ-204: Developing Solutions for Microsoft Azure

How to prepare for Exam AZ-204: Developing Solutions for Microsoft Azure

Carmel Eve

Carmel recently passed the 'Az-204 - Developing Solutions for Microsoft Azure' exam. Here she shares how she went about preparing!
Azure Synapse Analytics: How serverless is replacing the data warehouse

Azure Synapse Analytics: How serverless is replacing the data warehouse

Jess Panni

Serverless data architectures enable leaner data insights and operations. How do you reap the rewards while avoiding the potential pitfalls?
C# 8.0 nullable references: more type system transcendence with DisallowNull

C# 8.0 nullable references: more type system transcendence with DisallowNull

Ian Griffiths

C# 8.0 nullable references enable us to annotate our code with information that lets the compiler discover possible null-related bugs. The DisallowNull attribute lets us get more expressive with properties and generics.
C# 8.0 nullable references: conditional post-conditions

C# 8.0 nullable references: conditional post-conditions

Ian Griffiths

The NotNullWhen MaybeNullWhen, and NotNullIfNotNull attributes enable C#8 provide better nullability warnings, by helping it infer information about a method output based on other inputs.
Debugging web apps in Visual Studio with custom browser configurations

Debugging web apps in Visual Studio with custom browser configurations

Mike Larah

This blog post explains how you can automatically open a web browser in either private browsing mode or with a custom user profile when debugging web applications from Visual Studio.
Quick tip – Removing totals from a matrix in Power BI

Quick tip – Removing totals from a matrix in Power BI

Carmel Eve

Here is a quick tip on how to remove column summarisation from a matrix in Power BI!
C# 8.0 nullable references: MaybeNull

C# 8.0 nullable references: MaybeNull

Ian Griffiths

The MaybeNull attribute enables C#8's nullable references feature to provide more useful warnings, by helping it infer information about a method output.
Quick tip – Updating the sort order of a column in Power BI (avoiding circular references)

Quick tip – Updating the sort order of a column in Power BI (avoiding circular references)

Carmel Eve

Here's a quick tip on how to alter the sort order of a column in Power BI!
C# 8.0 nullable references: NotNull

C# 8.0 nullable references: NotNull

Ian Griffiths

The NotNull attribute enables C#8's nullable references feature to provide more useful warnings, by helping it infer information about a method argument.
How to dynamically choose the correct font colour based on a background colour in Power BI tables.

How to dynamically choose the correct font colour based on a background colour in Power BI tables.

Ed Freeman

Making your Power BI reports accessible is crucial, and one important aspect is legibility. If you're using background colours to represent certain categories, then you need any text that's used in conjunction with that background to be as clear as possible. This blog demonstrates how to dynamically select the best font colour to overlay on any chosen background colour.