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This happy robot helps kids with autism

A little bot named QTrobot from LuxAI could be the link between therapists, parents, and autistic children. The robot, which features an LCD face and robotic arms, allows kids who are overwhelmed by human contact to become more comfortable in a therapeutic setting.<p>The project comes from LuxAI, a …

Autism

Explaining blockchain basics

Following my studies of blockchain, I've focused to have a deeper understanding of what is a blockchain and how it works. Of course a lot of you may …

Blockchain

Create a build pipeline for Angular and ASP.NET Core apps with Visual Studio Team Services

Posted by Anuraj on Sunday, August 5, 2018 Reading time :2 minutes<p>This post is about creating a build pipeline for your Angular and ASP.NET Core apps …

This Simple Optical Illusion Could Help Diagnose Autism

Where do your eyes go?<p>Accurately arriving at a diagnosis for autism spectrum disorder can be challenging, especially in cases that appear to be …

Autism

Adding custom claims to a user during authentication with ASP.NET Core 2.0

Just recently for a small hobby project I needed some way to inject claims to a user after they signed in with Azure AD. Specifically some roles and …

Software Development

Centralized exception handling and request validation in ASP.NET Core

One of the most common things that I have seen developers working with ASP.NET Core struggle with, is the way to centrally and consistently handle …

Software Development

10 developer-focused Slack channels to find your next remote job or project.

There are a lot of developer-focused Slack channels out there focused out there. It seems like each individual language and framework has its own …

Web Development

Python for C# Developers

Python is a strongly typed language with dynamic semantics. It’s usually executed via an interpreter but it can be JIT compiled. Python works, more …

Object-Oriented Programming

Web Assembly and Blazor: Re-assembling the Web

<i>this post contains contains a subset from the forthcoming CoDe Magazine article in the September/October issue</i>The Web has been powered by a single …

JavaScript

How To: Flood Your ISP with Random, Noisy Data to Protect Your Privacy on the Internet

Net neutrality is dead and your internet service providers can collect all the data they want. While VPNs are a great way to protect some of that …

White Hat

Build a chat app using ASP.NET

A basic understanding of C# and jQuery is needed to follow this tutorial.<p>Communication in our current age is largely digital, and the most popular …

Choosing a Xamarin Strategy

The dream of Xamarin is to allow you to create applications that run on tablets and smartphones (basically, Android/iOS smartphones and tablets plus …

Announcing Windows Community Toolkit v3.0

I’m excited to announce the largest update to the <b>Windows Community Toolkit yet, version 3.0.</b>As announced a <b>few weeks ago</b>, we recently changed the name …

Latest Microsoft Leak Reveals Mysterious New Surface

Hiding inside the latest code for Windows 10 are clues towards new hardware from Microsoft. Codenamed Andromeda, and requiring tweaks in the Windows 10 UI, is Redmond finally ready to release a commercial Courier device to challenge Apple’s iPad?<p>The pointers towards a ‘Factory OS Andromeda device’ …

You Can Send Invisible Messages With Subtle Font Tweaks

If you’re grasping for the deeper meaning of an essay or article, consider the possibility that it may not be in the words themselves, but hidden in …

Columbia University

Adobe's XD app for interface design is now available for free

Adobe has unveiled a free starter plan for its XD app, which is aimed at UI and UX designers – allowing people to use it across platforms with all its features at no charge.<p>XD previously cost a minimum of $10 a month for access to the app’s macOS and Windows software, as well as its mobile preview …

Microsoft //Build/ Recap for Xamarin Developers

Kym<p>on May 17, 2018 on Link Roundup, Xamarin, Xamarin Forms<p>read<p>I presented a session on all the imprortant stuff from Microsoft //Build/ for Xamarin …

Zac Efron Has Transformed His Body For His Latest Role

Zac Efron has once again transformed his body in total commitment to a role. While we knew something was coming given his commitment to his fitness …

Microservices with Docker, Angular, and ASP.NET Core

I recently had the opportunity to speak to a group in Denver, Colorado about Microservices, Docker, Angular, and ASP.NET Core which was a lot of fun. …

Using LazyCache for clean and simple .NET Core in-memory caching

I'm continuing to use .NET Core 2.1 to power my Podcast Site, and I've done a series of posts on some of the experiments I've been doing. I also …

Software Development

Dan Wahlin on Microservices with Docker, Angular, and ASP.Net Core

Using Azure Cosmos DB as your persistent, geo-replicated, distributed cache for ASP.NET Core

A typical pattern in a <b>highly scalable distributed API</b>, is having your cache servers as close as possible to your API boxes, in order to <b>minimise</b> the …

Want to be a top developer? You should build things. Here’s another list to get you started.

<i>Due to high demand I’m extending the list of fun apps to build.</i> 😁<p><b>Here’s the initial post</b><b>. Feel free to post your applications in the comments or on</b> …

JavaScript

Adding Resilience and Transient Fault handling to your .NET Core HttpClient with Polly

Last week while upgrading my podcast site to ASP.NET Core 2.1 and .NET. Core 2.1 I moved my Http Client instances over to be created by the new …

Software Development

You need fast-drying bath towels and here's why

You might've gone through life without putting too much thought into your bath towels, but that's all about to change. Truth is, the type of towels …

Cleaning

Decoding what the hell is going on in the anime classic Paprika

Since its release in 2006, Satoshi Kon's <i>Paprika</i> has built up a reputation for being somewhere between an LSD trip and a waking nightmare. It's been …

A Brief History of .NET Standard

Xamarin (and before that, Mono) allowed .NET code to run on multiple platforms for years. These days, there’s a new push in cross-platform with .NET …

Software Development

API Versioning in Asp.Net Core 2.0

API Versioning is one of those never ending debates that happens anytime you want to build an API no matter how many APIs you have built before.<p>Some …

Software Development