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Apr 15, 2024

Glenn is a Principal Product Manager for the App Platform team within the Developer Division at Microsoft, focusing on .NET. Before joining Microsoft, Glenn was a developer in Australia where he worked on software for various government departments.


Topics of Discussion:

[2:47] Glenn’s career path.

[6:33] The old .NET vs the new .NET.

[8:09] .NET was initially Windows-only but is now being rebuilt as open-source, cross-platform software.

[9:40] The evolution of .NET.

[9:53] .NET core.

[14:04] New features and ideas presented at .NET Conf.

[16:26] Aspire.

[18:58] Every piece of an Aspire solution uses open Telemetry as a standard.

[19:26] Redis. 

[27:15] Aspire knows all the “what’ and “how” to deploy to the cloud, without explicit cloud knowledge.

[32:36] The intent of AZD.

[36:57] Handling the components of Aspire.

[40:21] How to add custom resources to Aspire.

[41:00] Opinionated vs non-opinionated development in the .NET ecosystem.


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