Rapidly create Shell Context Menu Extensions using .NET
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Developer-focused analyst firm RedMonk, known for publishing one of the leading indices that measure programming language popularity, has noted the growth of Microsoft’s TypeScript, stating it’s ‘exploding’ in relation to other languages.
“Microsoft is launching a new command line app for Windows, dubbed Windows Terminal. It’s designed to be the central location for access to environments like PowerShell, Cmd, and the Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL). Microsoft is adding multiple tab support alongside theming and customization for developers who want to tweak the Terminal app.”
They’ve also open sourced it.
Source code: https://github.com/microsoft/Terminal
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How to set up and use an Azure key vault to store your secret values.
SQL Server Hierarchical Query using the hierarchyid type. Nice for building queries for tree structures.
Converting nearly every type to another type in .NET
“.NET does not provide a generic way for conversions across all types. Even the base types are not handled the same way. And not all possible conversions across the base types are supported. We had a look at the different techniques and ended up with the
UniversalTypeConverter as a generic solution filling the gaps and with some useful options on top.
Maybe, it is a historical thing that
TypeConverter is not used on all types. But this is definitely the way to go if you want to provide your own types being convertible.”