In my video this week I talk about the history of .NET and why I think now is a great time to be a .NET developer. I was at a conference in Las Vegas back in the fall of 2000 and I saw Scott Guthrie, wearing his now famous red polo shirt, talking about this new technology called ASP+.
It would soon be renamed to ASP.NET. It was fantastic and I’ve been using it every since that announcement, well before it was officially released in 2002.
If .NET Core 2.0 has as much life as the original, then it will be around for at least another 15 years and that is a good thing. The performance of .NET Core 2.0 is fantastic.
I hope you enjoy my story as I talk about why I started using .NET all those years ago…
A couple of weeks ago I noticed I hit the 500 subscriber mark on YouTube. Then a couple of days ago I got an email from YouTube telling me about my month in review. I don’t recall getting an email like this before. It may be because they updated their look and this is part of that overhaul or maybe it is because of some other reason.
Regardless, I received an email that had the following information:
I typically only upload 1 video a week, but with the immersive Windows Mixed Reality developer edition headsets that came out, I did a few more videos than normal. The email told me that I had been a creator since October 2006. I believe I joined YouTube in August of 2006 but I didn’t upload my first video until October.
I’m thankful for each subscriber and as a result I’m going to create another tutorial series on YouTube (and here on the blog). I’m looking to teach the topics that get the most traction.
So leave your comment here or on YouTube and let me know what you would like me to teach about next…
The book is launching today, and I’m grabbing it. But I wanted to get this post out here because the book is being launched at an unbeatable price of just 99 cents. That’s right, for less than a buck you can get the eBook for the next 48 hours.
If you’d prefer the paper back, it is currently $19, but I’m not sure how long it will remain at that price.
I’ll do a proper review once I read the book, but I have no problem recommending this book to you because of how good John’s first book was. I talk about it in the video this week.
That is NOT an affiliate link. I’m not making money off this. I just know it is going to be good.
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