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Issue 45
Date:   January 4, 2017
Telerik Developer Digest
Welcome to the latest collection of the best articles from the Telerik Developer Network and around the web, curated by a group of Telerik developers just like you.
From the Telerik Developer Network
The State of the Union in ASP.NET Core
Ed Charbeneau, Sam Basu & John Bristowe of Progress Developer Relations discuss the current state of development in ASP.NET Core & look ahead to the future.
Telerik Developer Network
It's a Good Day to Be a C# Developer
Kevin Griffin explains some of the recent developments in .NET and specifically C# that offer more options for development and flexibility for deployment.
Telerik Developer Network
Cross-Browser HTML5 Form Validation is Finally Here - Now What?
TJ VanToll explains the history and significance of browser form validation finally appearing in Safari and why he thinks developers should give it a shot.
Telerik Developer Network
Migration to ASP.NET Core: Considerations and Strategies
Scott Addie covers the options and things to consider before migrating existing ASP.NET apps to the new .NET Core 1.0 and ASP.NET Core stack.
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ASP.NET Intersections: Developers Share Their 2017 Platform of Choice
Genady Sergeev takes a look at the preferences of platform for .NET developers and shares his opinion of when each platform is preferable.
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Working with ASP.NET Core MVC and Data Grids
Burke Holland walks through building a new project using ASP.NET Core MVC that has a fully editable data grid built upon UI for ASP.NET Core.
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Bling Out Your Laptop with a Festive Web-connected Light Show
Jen Looper walks through building an LED light-show connected to your laptop that is controlled via a Photon and a web app for choosing colors and effects.
Telerik Developer Network
The Benefits of Coding Side Projects and How to Get Started
TJ, Tara, Jen and Brian chat about the benefits for developers of having side projects and ideas on how to get started creating side projects of your own.
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Drag and Drop Grouping and Sorting with Angular 2
Ed Charbeneau shows how to use the new Telerik Kendo UI for Angular 2 Sortable component to easily add sortable lists to an Angular 2 web application.
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Flying with Xamarin and Telerik UI
Sam Basu combines his love of aviation with his love for building mobile apps using Xamarin and C# into a sample mobile app for a private aviation company.
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Using Kendo UI With Angular 2
Burke Holland demonstrates how to get started integrating the Kendo UI beta in an Angular 2 web application along with Bootstrap.
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Around the Web
NET Core 2.0 Planned for Spring 2017
Microsoft Project Manager Immo Landwerth has announced details for the forthcoming .NET Core 2 release, slated for Spring 2017.
NativeScript Deepens Ties to Angular 2
The JavaScript framework’s 2017 roadmap includes accommodations for Chrome tools and Windows 10
Paul Krill
Win-win: Open Source .NET Pays Off for Devs
By open-sourcing .NET Core, Microsoft is reaping the rewards – as are the developers.
Paul Krill
Forget Angular 3, Google Jumps Straight to Angular 4
Google will skip over number 3 of its JavaScript framework and offer version 4 in March
Paul Krill
Create A Mobile App with Firebase, Angular 2 and NativeScript
How to use four popular Firebase elements in your NativeScript app.
Jen Looper
Chatbots: A Guide for Enthusiast Developers
There are a number of ways to build chatbots but the easiest method would be to use existing NLP (natural language processing) engines.
Amit Arora
TypeScript 2.1 Ups Ease of Use, Adds Expressive Code
The latest version of Microsoft’s typed JavaScript superset picks up down-level async functions and mapped types.
Paul Krill
How to Use Date Input Controls with Angular Forms in Angular 2
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