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Azure DevOps Podcast

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Feb 8, 2021

Jeff Fritz is joining the podcast today! This is his second guest appearance. He  is an experienced developer, technical educator and PM on the .NET team at Microsoft. He founded The Live Coders team on Twitch, and regularly livestreams builds of websites and fun applications. You can follow Jeff for more .NET, .NET Core and Visual Studio content on Twitch and Twitter at @csharpfritz.


In this episode, Jeff talks about what you’re missing out when it comes to Blazor web assembly and Blazor server side. Jeff has been getting a lot of skeptical comments lately on whether this .net application is ready for the real deal, and he shares his opinions for what it's most useful for. He also has a live project that you can check out and beta test! Listen in as Jeff talks deployment and the future of where this application is headed.   


Topics of Discussion:

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[1:00] About The Azure DevOps Podcast, Clear Measure, and Jeffrey’s offer to speak at virtual user groups.

[1:20] Clear Measure is hiring! Be sure to check out the link in the show notes.

[1:30] About Jeffrey’s newest podcast, Architect Tips!

[1:59] About today’s episode with return guest, Jeff Fritz!

[2:35] Jeffrey welcomes Jeff back on to the podcast.

[3:15] Jeff shares what he’s currently up to and why he’s currently obsessed with live streaming. 

[6:45] Both Jeffery and Jeff can’t wait to get back to live conferences when this is all over. 

[7:45] Jeff kid’s are currently doing online school and they’re missing the social interactions. 

[8:45] Is .Net Blazor really ready for primetime? 

[10:35] Nothing is an overnight success. Let’s give Blazor some breathing room to see how it matures. 

[11:20] Jeff shares some of the fun things he’s been doing with Blazor. 

P12:55] What’s the difference between the web assembly version vs. the server version, and when should you be using which? 

[14:40] What makes Blazor different from other .Net apps? 

[18:05] How do successfully connect and deploy this application?

[24:00] A word from Azure DevOps Podcast’s sponsor: Clear Measure.

[24:40] Do we need to be thinking about containers when it comes to Blazor? Jeff argues it’s even simpler than that. 

[27:05] Jeff breaks down the compatibility level of Blazor web assembly. 

[28:05] Blazor web assembly not compatible with your particular use case? You can convert it on server side for more flexibility.   

[29:35] Jeff shares some of the projects he’s currently working on. 

[33:05] Listener challenge! Test out Jeff’s project. 

[37:30] We have a whole generation of web developers that have grown up on ‘web for everything’. However, as an industry, we’re slowly going back to native client applications. 

[39:30] Jeffrey shares what excites him about Blazor the most. 

[41:25] Jeffrey thanks James for joining the podcast.


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Architect Tips — New video podcast!

Azure DevOps

Clear Measure (Sponsor)

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