The Crafting Strider

Raman But-Husaim’s personal webblog. Ideas, tech articles born through the life of a software engineer

.NET Weekly #100 (08.10 - 14.10)

Cloud & Web

  1. Microsoft Announces the General Availability of the Immutable Storage Functionality in Azure Storage
  2. HTTP/2 and ASP.NET Core MVC - Protocol based content delivery
  3. A timing attack with CSS selectors and Javascript
  4. Long-term React & Redux SPA — Lessons learned
  5. Breaking Azure Functions with Too Many Connections
  6. URLs are hard, let’s kill them
  7. Building an open source GitHub project using Azure DevOps
  8. Authorization In GraphQL Using Custom Schema Directives
  9. Introduction to Vue.js with a Single Page Application (SPA) in Visual Studio
  10. Amazon S3 Increases Request Rate Performance and Drops Randomized Prefix Requirement

Tooling & Libraries

  1. Enzyme - digesting even faster
  2. Announcing ML.NET 0.6 (Machine Learning .NET)
  3. VSCode September 2018 (version 1.28)
  4. Continued progress porting Emacs to Rust
  5. PostGraphile v4 Released
  6. Add missing packages, faster search and more NuGet improvements in Rider 2018.3 EAP
  7. Protobuffers Are Wrong
  8. Warp - Single executable .NET Core app
  9. React to StackExchange.Redis v2.0

Architecture & Databases

  1. Well Architected Monoliths are Okay
  2. Using machine learning to index text from billions of images
  3. Dropbox traffic infrastructure: Edge network
  4. Announcing BlazingSQL — A GPU SQL Engine for RAPIDS Open-Source Software from NVIDIA
  5. Debugging Distributed Systems with Why-Across-Time Provenance
  6. Why Firebase sucks
  7. Managing data store locality at scale with Akkio
  8. High Volume Space Exploration Time-Series Data Storage in PostgreSQL

Programming Languages

  1. Writing system software - code comments
  2. Full deck
  3. No InternalsVisibleTo, no problem – bypassing C# visibility rules with Roslyn
  4. Programming as interaction - A new perspective for programming language research
  5. How to use Entity Framework Core with Akka.NET


  1. CoreCLR - Support single-file distribution
  2. Calls between JavaScript and WebAssembly are finally fast
  3. .NET Framework October 2018 Security and Quality Rollup
  4. Using .NET Hardware Intrinsics API to accelerate machine learning scenarios
  5. Microsoft Security Advisory CVE-2018-8292 - .NET Core Information Disclosure Vulnerability
  6. You Should Never See This Callstack in Production


  1. 12 Factor CLI Apps
  2. Go 1.11 got me to stop ignoring Go
  3. Assessing software engineering candidates
  4. Microsoft joins Open Invention Network to help protect Linux and open source
  5. How to Get Things Done When You Don’t Feel Like It
  6. Why we need the distributed web
  7. 190 Universities just launched 600 Free Online Courses. Here’s the full list.