Liam Elliott talks to Scott Hunter, Director of Program Management at Microsoft, who demoes some cool new features of .NET Core 3.0, including:
– Endpoint Routing
– Exciting new experiences for Xamarin, including Xamaring Hot Restart
About the speakers
Liam Elliott & Scott Hunter
Liam is a SSW Solution Architect who builds enterprise applications on the Azure platform. He has vast experience with modern enterprise applications and his recent projects use ASP.NET Core Web Api's with frontends on both Angular and React.
Like many of his peers, Liam’s first memories of a computer were with a Commodore 64, writing programs in BASIC (Goto statements and all). His love for computers evolved into hacking the games in QBASIC. Since 2005 Liam’s passion has been developing on the .NET platform. He shares his experience for modern technologies through user groups and training events.
Scott Hunter is responsible for the Microsoft’s .NET platform, which includes .NET Framework, .NET Core, ASP.NET, Entity Framework, .NET Tools, Web Tools and the managed languages (C#, F# and VB).
Prior to leading the .NET Platform, Hunter helped the Azure Developer Experience team build the Azure SDK’s, App Service Tooling, Azure Redis Cache, Azure API Management, ASP.NET, Entity Framework and the Web Tooling.
In his spare time he loves hiking mountains in Washington State and around the world.
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