Lucky 8, this week is themed number 8 … We are broadcasting the Dutch SDN Cast 8 squared = 64, Mads Torgersen was interviewed by Seth Juarez on C# 8 discussing features like Nullable Reference Types, Async Streams, Default Interface Implementations and Extension Everything. C# 8 is still in the planning phase but as with previous releases Mads shares the things the C# team are thinking about to put in the next release. Features obviously may be dropped or can be changed for the final release but the recording shares a lot of new stuff with the public already.
Also, Android 8 aka Android Oreo was released this week. Another 8 for us to consume. The Dutch Android site is still on Android Nougat but setting the locale to United States changes the site to Oreo.
Another big thing this week is Gamescom, where Microsoft opened the pre-order for Xbox X aka Xbox Project Scorpio. With this Xbox is opened for any games developer. Xbox used to be closed for development unless you were one of the certified game developers. This restriction is now lifted and only thing you need is a Dev Center account that you can purchase for $20 one-time fee.
Another demo this week, this time Skype integration on your website with two lines of code. How to easily put Skype interaction on your site, to living persons or even bots.
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A Preview of C# 8 with Mads Torgersen
· [05:37] – Nullable reference types
· [16:30] – Async Streams
· [26:13] – Default Interface Implementations
· [32:11] – Extension Everything
Angular v4 TypeScript Snippets
Git vulnerability with submodules
Android 8.0 Oreo
Apple: New Beta Downloads Now Available, Beta 7
CodeRush 17.1.7 Released
Rider 2017.1.1 is released
Events this Week
MvvmCross .NET Summer Hackfest, August 21st to September 2nd, 2017
Google Developer Days Europe – September 5-6, Krakow, Poland
Wazug – September 7 2017, Hilversum
Microsoft Edge Web Summit 2017 – September 13, Online
MixUG – Development Event – 13 September, Gouda
Xamarin Dev Days – 16 September – Amsterdam
DevIntersection Europe, September 18-20 – Stockholm
.NET Conf – 19-21 September
Microsoft Envision – September 25-27 – Orlando
Ignite 2017 – September 25-29 – Orlando
Hybrid IT Event – September 26 – Maarssen, NL
4DotNet Events – Xamarin Event – 28 september, Nieuwegein
MixUG – Eindgebruikers Evenement
SDN Event 3 – 6 October 6, Zeist, NL
TechDays October 12-13, 2017 RAI Amsterdam
SharePoint Saturday Belgium 2017, October 21, Brussels BE
SharePoint Unite – October 24-26, 2017, Haarlem
Dev Intersection, October 30- November 2, Las Vegas
Web Summit – 6-9 November 2017, Lisbon, Portugal
Visual Studio Live! November 12-17 2017 Orlando, FL
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