Further thanks today for the barrage of comments on yesterdays post – it means a lot 🙂
The other administrative news is that tomorrow (Friday) and Monday are public holidays here in the UK for Easter, so as is traditional for The Morning Brew, I will be having a break from posting, returning with what is usually a bumper edition on Tuesday.
- Introducing R Tools for Visual Studio – John Lam shares a look at the preview release of R Tools for Visual Studio, bringing support for the the data science programming language to Visual Studio
- Cross-Platform Messaging for iOS, Android, and Windows – Pierce Boggan announces a new plugin for Xamarin and Windows which makes working with messaging aspects of the platforms upon which your code runs easier to work with
- The role of logs – Ayende shares his thoughts on the different levels of logging, discussing the standard model of Debug-Info-Warn-Error-Fatal, and suggesting that perhaps fewer levels can work just as well.
- How to *really* break the internet. – Dylan Beattie discusses the dangers of dependencies on external code following the removal of 250 modules from the NPM package manager by a package author, and the disruption this has caused
- How to Left Pad, for real – Leon Bambrick also discusses the removal of packages, looking at the code to provide the functionality of one of the most used packages which was removed
- SpecFlow 2 Cheat Sheet – Jason Roberts shares an updated edition of his Cheat Sheet for Specflow, updated for Version 2
- The Monsters Weekly – Episode 17 – ‘Structured Logging with Serilog in ASP.NET Core’ – The ASP.NET Monsters share a look at the use of the Structured Logging Framework Serilog
- Based on your project, we have identified extensions you may find helpful – Kevin Babcock shares a useful tip to disable the Clippy like ‘we have identified extensions you might find useful’ message when opening HTML files
- Social TagHelpers for ASP.NET Core – Muhammad Rehan Saeed shares tag helpers for ASP.NET Core applications which provide the capabilities to output OpenGraph, Author, Twitter Cards, Google Plus, and Pinterest support on your pages
- Get A Data-Attribute Value From The Selected DataList Option – Derick Bailey takes a look at associating additional information with the elements of a Data List in HTML based applications
- Dam | Fabulous adventures in coding – Eric Lippert continues with his interesting series looking at the implementation of a Zork engine in OCaml, digging further into the implementation of instructions