Volume 34 Number 9
A Special Announcement from Microsoft and MSDN Magazine
Expression Trees in Visual Basic and C#
Expression trees model various code operations and can be used to expose APIs without requiring developers to learn a new language or vocabulary. This article explores how to create and modify expression trees in both Visual Basic and C#.
Visual Basic on .NET Core
Visual Basic .NET 16.0 takes a major step in bringing one of the world’s most productive programming languages to .NET Core. Learn more about Microsoft’s plans from Visual Basic Program Manager Kathleen Dollard.
Do It All with F# on .NET Core
Phillip Carter describes the basics of using F# on .NET Core and walks though some advanced capabilities, including how to use the .NET CLI to create a console application and library project on any OS. He also provides an overview of some technologies you can use to build Web services with F#.
[The Working Programmer]
An Introduction to Python
Python has become one of the most popular languages of late, especially in the data science and AI/machine learning world. Ted Neward starts a new series that will explore Python’s syntax, semantics and some of the more interesting libraries in the Python ecosystem.
Quantum Messaging with Q# and Blazor
Build an MVVM based Blazor app that leverages Q# and the remarkable phenomenon of quantum entanglement to instantly transfer half a message across potentially vast distances, while eliminating the risk of eavesdropping.
Streaming Methods in ASP.NET Core gRPC Services
gRPC is not limited to classic request/response unary methods. As this article shows, in gRPC you can use streaming methods to send and receive data piecemeal. The article also shows how to integrate SignalR Core in the client solution for quick notification to the user interface.
[Don't Get Me Started]
A C Change
The rise of open source software has represented a true sea change in the software industry. David Platt wonders how its adoption by commercial software vendors like Microsoft will change the direction of the industry going forward.
All Good Things
They say all good things must come to an end. Now, after 33 years providing hands-on guidance to Microsoft developers, MSDN Magazine will be shutting down after its November issue.