The week in .NET – 7/26/2016

Stacey Haffner [MSFT]

To read last week’s post, see The week in .NET – 7/19/2016.


Last week, we had Rowan Miller on the show to talk about Entity Framework.

This week’s show has been canceled and is anticipated to return next week.

Package of the week: OpenPop.NET

OpenPop.NET is an open source implementation of a POP3 client and a robust MIME parser written in C#. It gives developers access to email on a POP3 server in a matter of minutes.

The following is an example on how to download all email from a server:

Xamarin App of the week: Continuous .NET C# and F# IDE

Build C# and F# applications on your iPad with Continuous .NET C# and F# IDE! Continuous has many amazing features such as code completion, full syntax highlighting and an interactive output window that lets you see changes to your application as you make them.


Game of the week: FRU

FRU is a highly innovative puzzle platformer built for Xbox One. In FRU, players use the Kinect to project their silhouette to solve puzzles within the game world. Players will enjoy four chapters, each with a unique twist, while they use their silhouette to strike creative poses to activate or avoid various components within the environment.


FRU was created by Through Games using Unity and C#. It is currently available on Xbox One.

User group meeting of the week: Xamarin Dev Days

On Saturday, July 30 at 9:00 AM, the Seattle Mobile .NET Developers group is hosting a Xamarin Dev Day, which provides attendees with an intense, hands-on learning experience for the day.




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, on ASP.NET Weekly, and on Chris Alcock’s The Morning Brew.


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