Software development tutorials and demos lasting no more than 60 seconds.
No in-depth explanations, no off-topic rants, and no slides. One small topic per video - only code, console, config, and client.
All videos come with a corresponding blog entry, and all code is available on GitHub.
SCSS in ASP.NET
If you're not using something like WebPack or Gulp, but still want to use SCSS stylesheets, here's an easy way:
With .NET 5, you get a new concept called record . Lots of cool things, one of which is that you can serialize and deserialize with JSON just like a class, except you don't need to define properties one at a time, or even the body of the type. Apparently XML serialization doesn't quite work, so stick with JSON. View code on GitHub
GZip in .NET is really simple and straightforward. Below you can find a helper class that gives you the ability to compress and decompress a stream, byte array, string, or file - you can easily modify these to suit your needs. View code on GitHub
Don't be afraid of using the .NET CLI and skipping Visual Studio. Visual Studio Code is a fantastic IDE for .NET projects - obviously not as powerful as Visual Studio, but it's significantly lighter and faster, and the integrated terminal is desperately needed in Visual Studio. The .NET CLI is actually incredibly easy to work with. This video shows some of the basic commands. See the documentation for more. View code on GitHub