Scott Hanselman is a Senior Program Manager at Microsoft. He was also involved in the MVP and Regional Director programs and is an avid speaker on the topic of computing.
Scott Hanselman's ComputerZen | 29 Jan 2016 07:03
Scott Hanselman writes "....REPLs are great! REPL stands for Read–eval–print loop and is pronounced "REP-L" quickly, like "battle." Lots of languages and environments have interactive coding and REPLS at their heart and have for years. C# and F# do also,..."
Read more » Interactive Coding with C# and F# REPLs (ScriptCS or the Visual Studio Interactive Window)
Scott Hanselman's ComputerZen | 21 Jan 2016 01:28
Scott Hanselman writes "....I love posting about STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) and some of the great resources, products, and software that we can use to better prepare the next generation of little techies. Here's some previous posts I've done on..."
Read more » Review: littleBits Gadgets and Gizmos electronics kits for STEM kids
Scott Hanselman's ComputerZen | 19 Jan 2016 23:51
Scott Hanselman writes "....Naming is hard. There are only two hard things in Computer Science: cache invalidation and naming things. - Phil Karlton It's very easy to armchair quarterback and say that "they should have named it Foo and it would be easy" but..."
Read more » ASP.NET 5 is dead - Introducing ASP.NET Core 1.0 and .NET Core 1.0
Scott Hanselman's ComputerZen | 13 Jan 2016 07:20
Scott Hanselman writes "....I was reminded by a friend to explore WallabyJS this week. I had looked at WallabyJS a while back when it was less mature but I hadn't installed a more recent version. WOW. It's coming along nicely and is super-powerful. You should check it out if..."
Scott Hanselman's ComputerZen | 08 Jan 2016 18:22
Scott Hanselman writes "....This post is neither a rant nor a complaint, but rather, an observation. There's some amazing work happening over in the C#-based Kestrel web server. This is an little open source webserver that (currently) sits on libuv and lets you run ASP.NET..."
Read more » When did we stop caring about memory management?
Scott Hanselman's ComputerZen | 06 Jan 2016 06:59
Scott Hanselman writes "....A reader emailed asking how to avoid accidentally checking in passwords and other sensitive data into GitHub or source control in general. I think it's fair to say that we've all done this once or twice - it's a rite of passage for developers old..."
Read more » Best practices for private config data and connection strings in configuration in ASP.NET and Azure
Scott Hanselman's ComputerZen | 24 Dec 2015 22:57
Scott Hanselman writes "....I've never much liked the whole "dnvm" and "dnu" and "dnx" command line stuff in the new ASP.NET 5 beta bits. There's reasons for each to exist and they were and they have been important steps, both organizationally and as aids to the learning..."
Read more » Exploring the new .NET "dotnet" Command Line Interface (CLI)
Scott Hanselman's ComputerZen | 21 Dec 2015 06:48
Scott Hanselman writes "....When you first start learning about 3D Printing you'll usually find yourself looking at a bunch of brightly colored plastic busts. The first 3D printed thing I ever saw was a florescent green Yoda head. First you're like "HOW DID YOU DO THIS?" but..."
Read more » 3D Printing is for so much more than just making brightly colored plastic pieces of crap