Our Favourite Blog Posts from December
Now that Christmas is a distant memory, have a read over a few
of our favourite tech blog posts which you may have missed during
the festive season.
The Trouble with Politicians Sharing Passwords - Troy Hunt
If you follow UK politics, you may remember Nadine Dorries
getting into a bit of a twitter spat with the tech community over
the sharing of passwords. Troy Hunt gives an excellent breakdown of
why this is a terrible idea.
C# - All About Span: Exploring a New .NET Mainstay - Steven
Don't be fooled by the article date, this was first published in
December! In this article Steven Toub goes in depth on the new .NET
value type System.Span<T>, describing how it is implemented
and when you might want to use it.
Getting Ready for the Web in 2018 - John Papa
John Papa, developer advocate at Microsoft, shares his thoughts
on the web in 2018 in a free webinar. In this post, Pluralsight
also highlight some tweets from his related Twitter Q&A.
Open Source .NET - 3 years later - Matt Warren
A fascinating look at how the community contributions to
Microsoft .NET repositories have progressed, during the three years
since parts of the .NET Framework were open sourced.
Clearing Cache in the Browser - Andrew Betts
Cached assets are used to improve performance in the browser,
but it's all too easy to give these a long lifetime by mistake.
This article describes a few solutions to the problem.