The CsharpFritz 2018 Year in Review

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It’s the end of 2018, and I’ve spent the last few days reflecting on my accomplishments, on-going projects, and missed opportunities. I always struggle when it comes time to reflect on what I have accomplished, especially when it comes time for year-end reviews with HR-like folks. I want to get better at that, so I’ll blog a bit more here to review some of the cool things from the last 12 months

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Live Streams from Microsoft Ignite 2018 and Ubuntober!

Hey friends, this post is a little late… but I hope you find it before Tuesday’s live streams from Microsoft Ignite.

Oh yea, Microsoft Ignite 2018 – we’re live streaming from there.  I’ve got at least 3 streams planned, a 4th under consideration, and more rogue streaming if I can figure it out.

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Deploying ASP.NET Core with .NET Framework using Docker

When working with Docker, most folks are very familiar with deploying and building Linux-based containers.  ASP.NET Core is a web framework that works great on both Windows and Linux, and can run on both the cross-platform .NET Core framework and the classic .NET Framework.  Last week, I was asked about how to package that ASP.NET Core application such that it runs on .NET Framework on a Windows-based container with IIS.  I took some time on my live-stream show and walked through the process.

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Fritz and Friends Software Architecture Virtual Workshop

Fritz and Friends present The Virtual Software Architecture Workshop

Wow… what a weekend. On this past Friday, I ran an eight-hour long virtual workshop on Twitch with 7 guests that covered a bunch of different software architecture projects.  Here’s a YouTube playlist of the entire event, minus the transitions between each guest when I was connecting them to the event:

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Save a Technical Speaker – Bring a Presenter Pack!

I’ve been a technical speaker for more than ten years and have had my share of successes, failures, and oh crap moments. Over the past few years, my job has moved me into a position where I help to plan the content for several major technical conferences and I support the folks presenting at my events.  This week, my friend Kendra asked me for advice regarding what to bring to support speakers at the first event she is managing and I thought it would be great to share those tips with everyone so that we all can have successful events. Continue reading