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dotnet repl

Go get .NET 5 for Windows, Mac, or Linux, over at https://dotnet.microsoft.com/ Then install Jon Sequeria's "dotnet repl" with this one line global tool install:dotnet tool install --global dotnet-repl Then just type dotnet repl at the command line. Use the Windows Terminal ideally. That will drop you here! With .NET Interactive/.NET Notebooks...

The quiet rise of E Ink Tablets and Infinite Paper Note Takers - reMarkable 2 vs Onyx Boox Note Air

There's something happening in the E Ink space, somewhat quietly, but consistently. It's going to be interesting to see if it's a fad or if E Ink tablets are here to stay. I love my Amazon Kindle and I love its E Ink display. I'd say 90% of my reading in the last 5 years has been on a Kindle with E Ink. They are bright in direct sunlight, and the newer...

Watch the BUILD 2021 Application Development Keynote

We had a great time at the BUILD 2021 conference this year. My team and I worked really hard to put together a great Application Development Keynote and I think we did it in a way that might surprise you. Check it out! There has never been a time where developers had more access to tools and services to be more productive. Join Scott Hanselman and...

Running Microsoft Edge on Linux with WSLg while running Visual Studio 2019 and debugging a Linux .NET app with WSL on Windows 10

How about that insane blog title? You can do lots of cool things with WSLg, which allows you to seamlessly and cleanly run Linux apps on Windows. I've written about this before. Can you really develop with Linux GUI Apps on Windows 10 with WSLg? How about PyCharm? How to run Linux GUI apps on Windows 10 with WSL and WSLg And you know that you've been...

Introducing The .NET Coding Pack for VS Code - Getting Started with C# for Beginners

Are you trying to learn to code? Or perhaps you're an educator or a student, or you know someone who us? Sometimes it's intimidating when you consider all the things to install and run to get started. Well, we've created a series of all-in-one installers - coding packs - that will set you up in Python, Java, or as of today - C# and .NET! Check out...

Register for Microsoft BUILD 2021 free! And check out the Developer Keynote on Day 2

Hey friends! Microsoft BUILD 2021 is upon us. You can register for BUILD 2021 FREE here and join us online! I'm going to be giving the Developer Keynote on Day 2 in this segment (around 9am PST) and I can guarantee you've never seen anything like it. Here's a sneak peak of the FIRST 60 SECONDS of the Day 2 Developer Keynote! ACTION: Register free for...

Exploring the Visual Studio Code REST Book extension for native Notebooks

My co-worker Tanha Kabir has a cool Visual Studio Code extension called REST Book. Sure, there's lots of extensions and lots of ways to call REST APIs from Visual Studio Code - not to mention the command line. However, REST Book is a Postman-like notebook that uses the Native Notebooks UI experience that's already built into Visual Studio code. If you...

Updating FloatingGlucose to .NET 5 - Display Nightscout or Dexcom Glucose Values on the Windows Desktop

Last month I learned how to convert a 13 year old .NET app to modern .NET 5 with the "try convert" tool. It was surprisingly easy to bring a "legacy" app well forward to a pretty darn cool self-contained app. That means NO .NET install. Just run an exe and you're set. I found this 5 year old .NET application called FloatingGlucose from Bjørn that connects...

Can you really develop with Linux GUI Apps on Windows 10 with WSLg? How about PyCharm?

I blogged about How to run Linux GUI apps on Windows 10 with WSL and WSLg, but how "real" is this? Are these just toy apps? Nope. I wanted to see if I could install the Community Edition of PyCharm on Ubuntu 20.04. Even though I can't use "snaps" yet on WSL (because of systemd support in progress) I can easily just get the tar file, untar it, and run...

How to run Linux GUI apps on Windows 10 with WSL and WSLg

Many folks have installed X servers and X410 on their Windows 10 machines and hacked together very nice X Server set ups with WSL over the years. However, that support is now official and coming to Windows very soon. It's already in Windows 10 Insiders Dev and is in builds 21364 or higher. (Run winver to see what version of Windows you have.) If you...

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