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Azure DevOps Podcast

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Jan 3, 2022

This week, Jeffrey is joined by Jimmy Engström, a Senior Developer, author, and speaker.


Since he was 7 years old and got his first computer, Jimmy has been on the cutting edge of technology, always developing, and trying new things. When he got wind of Blazor, he immediately realized the potential and adopted it when it was only in beta. Since then, he has been running Blazor in production since it was launched by Microsoft.


Jimmy’s passion for the .NET industry and community has taken him all around the world and has even earned him the Microsoft Most Valuable Professional award for the last 8 years in a row. Additionally, Jimmy is the author of Web Development with Blazor and the co-host of Coding After Work; a podcast and stream.


In this episode, Jimmy shares what he thinks every developer should know when it comes to Blazor, his favorite Blazor components, insights regarding integrating Blazor into a DevOps environment, his career journey in Blazor, and about his book, Web Development with Blazor, A hands-on guide for .NET developers to build interactive UIs with C#.


Topics of Discussion:

[:36] About The Azure DevOps Podcast, Clear Measure; the new video podcast Architect Tips; and Jeffrey’s offer to speak at virtual user groups.

[1:15] About today’s episode with Jimmy Engström.

[2:20] Jeffrey welcomes Jimmy to the show and congratulates him on his book on Blazor.

[2:50] Jimmy shares his career background and his professional body of work.

[6:55] When did Jimmy become interested and invested in Blazor? What led him to writing a book about it?

[11:29] What should every developer know about Blazor?

[18:44] A word from Azure DevOps Podcast’s sponsor: Clear Measure.

[19:16] Jimmy talks Blazor architecture and APIs.

[21:59] Blazor components that Jimmy and his team especially love using.

[25:15] Jimmy’s opinions on Radzen and Telerik.

[26:25] Jimmy shares when he first adopted Blazor and the big changes he has noticed as he’s moved from .NET 5 to .NET 6.

[29:36] Jimmy’s insights regarding integrating Blazor into a DevOps environment.

[32:50] Where to find Jimmy online.

[35:09] Jeffrey thanks Aaron Stannard for joining the podcast.


Mentioned in this Episode:

Architect Tips — New video podcast!

Azure DevOps

Clear Measure (Sponsor)

.NET DevOps for Azure: A Developer’s Guide to DevOps Architecture the Right Way, by Jeffrey Palermo — Available on Amazon! — Click here to download the .NET DevOps for Azure ebook!

Jeffrey Palermo’s YouTube

Jeffrey Palermo’s Twitter Follow to stay informed about future events!

Jimmy Engström’s Microsoft Profile

Jimmy Engström’s Twitter @EngstromJimmy

Jimmy Engström’s LinkedIn

Web Development with Blazor, A hands-on guide for .NET developers to build interactive UIs with C#, by Jimmy Engström (on PacktHub)

Web Development with Blazor: A hands-on guide for .NET developers to build interactive UIs with C#, by Jimmy Engström (on Amazon)

Jimmy Engström on Sessionize







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