Edition 23#

Lift and Shift – Adding Docker to Nerd Dinner (Article)

Shayne Boyer

“Modernizing legacy apps has become the theme towards the end of this year or also known as “Lift and Shift”. This means taking the monolithic applications built with blood, sweat, and tears and now move them to the cloud.” (…)

Your New Virtual API Review Assistant (Article)

Greg Duncan

“So there you are, writing a cross platform .NET Core app. You’ve found this great API that solves a big problem for you.” (…)

The Pragmatic Programmer: From Journeyman to Master (Book)

Andrew Hunt ,‎ David Thomas

“Ward Cunningham Straight from the programming trenches, The Pragmatic Programmer cuts through the increasing specialization and technicalities of modern software development to examine the core process–taking a requirement and producing working, maintainable code that delights its users.”(…)


The Monsters Weekly

“The new live unit testing capabilities of Visual Studio 2017 are a real timesaver. In this video, we take a poke around at them. ” (…)

Building VSTS using VSTS with Dan Hellem and Rogan Ferguson (Podcast)


“How does Microsoft make Visual Studio Team Services? With Visual Studio Team Services! While at Ignite in Orlando, Carl and Richard sat down with Dan Hellem and Rogan Ferguson to talk about their work in the VSTS team building and deploying features on a three-week cycle. ” (…)

Fluent Assertions (Github)


“Fluent Assertions is a set of .NET extension methods that allow you to more naturally specify the expected outcome of a TDD or BDD-style test.” (…)


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