Typescript for the C# developer

Over the past couple of years, my most popular talk that Iv’e taken around user groups has been the one where I describe what Typescript is, and how it relates to the backend C# developer.

Iv’e found that many back-end devs who would like to jump into client side development, are often put off from doing so simply beacuse of the percieved mess that the JavaScript eco system is in at present, and let’s be fair it’s not a compleatly unfounded reason either, beacuse JavaScript is bleeding at the edges in a great many places.
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Resharper Succinctly Released

My 5th E-book in the Succinctly series of free E-book by .NET tools vendor Syncfusion was released yesterday.

The subject of this book is the Visual Studio developer add-on “Resharper” written by Jet-Brains.

If your curious as to what it does and how it can help you become a better developer, you can download the book for free here:

https://www.syncfusion.com/resources/techportal/ebooks/resharper

Happy reading

Shawty

Linux command line tricks

It’s been a little while since I posted something ultra geeky and ultra useful, so after been spurned on by a post that I answered earlier today on the LinkedIn, Open source group, I thought I’d do a little snippet on some useful tricks, and Impart some Linux/Unix goodness with you all.

A word of warning, what I’m about to show you is ubhergeek command line & I.T Ninja based stuff, so if your not comfortable typing in strange strings of commands, and prefer the cuddly warmth of a gooey clicky rodent, then this is probably not for you, on the other hand if your curious and want a little taste of what you can do at a CLI or in a console window, then please do continue reading.

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Part 10 of my ‘ABCs of PHP’ series published.

Part 10 (The final part) of my 10 part series on beginning PHP is now available at PHPBuilder , the final part shows a working example of a script to read news headlines from slashdot and brings together some of the lessons learned in previous parts.

You can read the article at:

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Part 9 of my PHP tutorial released.

Some of you may or may not know, but iv’e been writing a tutorial series for PHPbuilder.com called the “ABC’s of PHP”. Part 9, which is all about regular expressions, has just gone live tonight, if your interested then click on the following link to read the article over at PHPBuilder.com

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