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Announcing the New TypeScript Handbook

Hey folks, we're happy to announce that a fresh re-write of the TypeScript Handbook is out of beta and is now our website's primary resource for learning TypeScript! Read the handbook on Web / Epub / PDF In the last year, the TypeScript team has heavily focused on ramping up the scale, modernity and scope of our documentation. One of the ...


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Reading a text file bottom up

Q: I have a log file in which new data is appended to the end of the file. That means the most recent entries are at the end of the file. I’d like to be able to read the file starting with the last line and then ending with the first line, but I can’t figure out how to do that. A: There are loads of ways you can do this. A simple way is ...


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Learn to build HTTP APIs with .NET

ASP.NET makes it easy to build HTTP services that reach a broad range of clients, including browsers and mobile devices. Whether you're new to .NET or an old pro, we've got a lot of fresh videos, tutorial, and documentation to help you learn how to build great HTTP APIs.


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CollectionView Drag & Drop Item Reordering with Gesture Recognizers

Items reordering in a list-based control is a handy feature and it is used in various use cases. From simple scenarios like configuring settings, defining tabs order to complex scenarios like managing user content, and reordering images or email. With the recent Xamarin.Forms 5.0 release, Drag and Drop gesture recognizers were introduced and ...