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Here at Audacia we've long been keen supporters of open-source software. We use a lot of Microsoft technologies, and since .NET Core there has been a real shift in the .NET community towards open source. Microsoft’s acquisition of GitHub has only accelerated this shift. As a full-stack software development company with a background in web development, we’re also frequent bene…
For the past two years, the majority of Audacia's new web development projects have been built on a stack of:
- ASP.NET Core RESTful API
- An Angular UI running within an ASP.NET Core project.
The ASP.NET Core UI running Angular was based on Microsoft's initial Angular 2 template. As a result of this, we had to configure the Angular build steps of the application within webpack…
You'll remember that I wrote a little about Blazor a few weeks back. Since then I've been watching the news for anything and everything Blazor, and it's certainly starting to do the rounds.
Both Steve and Daniel have been on .NET…
Blazor is the name of an experiment which Steve Sanderson has been running for eight months, namely: Can we run .NET in a web browser?
What is Blazor?
Essentially, Blazor uses WebAssembly to bootstrap a cut down Mono run time within the browser. It’s described in the official GitHub repository in the following way:
Blazor uses only the latest web standards. No plugins or tran…
Recently, Microsoft have released a wide selection of new technologies, making the whole software development team at Audacia extremely excited:
- .NET Standard 2.0
- .NET Core 2.0
- Entity Framework Core 2.0
- ASP.NET Core 2.0
- Visual Studio 2017 update 15.3
Since .NET Core (or .NET vNext as it was known at the time) was open-sourced it's development has flown, as evidenced by the …
Does software only get attention when something goes wrong? If so, you’re not alone.
Manufacturing businesses can often view software solutions as a fix to a problem, rather than a business enabler. But having adaptable systems is key to enabling your business to scale in line with your ambitions and provide a platform for strategic innovation.
To follow on from Digital Manuf…
The six month project delivered a stable and robust platform that reduces downtime, improves reporting, resilience and sales management and provides enriched product data.
Techbuyer IT security manager, Rich Kenny, said:
“We complied an initial list of almost 40 soft…
Continuous improvement is far from a new philosophy. Dating back to the 1950's, Japanese manufacturers such as Toyota decided to make incremental changes in processes and products to remove waste and increase business efficiencies and outcomes.
The same is true today. Through ongoing efforts to improve the quality of services, products and processes through constant review, m…
First, A Little History on .NET
During the late 90s, Microsoft started work on something that they were calling Next Generation Windows Services (or NGWS for short). NGWS was originally designed to let Windows users access all kinds of services over the Internet.
In fact, in an early presentation for NGWS, Steve Balmer (who hated the name NGWS) said that it would allow users …