The week in .NET – 7/19/2016

Stacey Haffner [MSFT]

To read the last post, see The week in .NET – 7/12/2016.


Last week’s show was postponed and will be rescheduled at a later date. This week, we will have Rowan Miller on the show to talk about EF Core.

Package of the week: ImageResizer

ImageResizer is an IIS/ASP.NET lightweight HTTPModule, REST API and managed API that is used for safe and highly-optimized server-side image processing.

Below is an example on how to convert and resize images as they are being uploaded:

Game of the week: Tumblestone

Tumblestone is a fast paced action-puzzle game where players can battle their friends in multiplayer or spruce up their skills in the story or arcade modes. Tumblestone’s story campaign features over 40 hours of progressively difficult content with challenging puzzles, boss battles and 10 different game play modifiers. In arcade mode, players can kick back and relax with the casual Marathon mode, solve challenging puzzles with Infinipuzzle mode or play the fast-paced Heartbeat mode.


Tumblestone was created by The Quantum Astrophysicists Guild using Unity and C#. It is currently available on Steam for Windows and Mac, Xbox One, Wii U and PlayStation 4.

User group meeting of the week: C# 6 and C# 7 with Kathleen Dollard

On Tuesday, July 19 at 5:45 PM, the Boulder .NET User Group is hosting a meeting where you’ll hear about C# 6 and C# 7.




Check out F# Weekly for more great content from the F# community.



And this is it for this week!

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This week’s post (and future posts) also contains news I first read on The ASP.NET Community Standup, on Weekly Xamarin, on F# weekly, onASP.NET Weekly, and on Chris Alcock’s The Morning Brew.


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