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May 31, 2021

Microsoft Build 2021 recently concluded (May 25th-27th), so in today’s episode, Jeffrey Palermo is recapping all of the new and exciting announcements that dropped during the virtual conference — and there is a lot!


As the largest annual developer conference, there were not only many incredible announcements but a ton of educational sessions and presentations by leaders in the industry such as Scott Guthrie, Scott Hunter, Jeffrey Fritz, and more.


In this episode, Jeffrey highlights the announcements that stood out to him, the key pieces of information you should pay attention to as a developer, and some of the sessions he recommends following up on from the conference.


Topics of Discussion:

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

[1:28] About today’s episode.

[3:23] About the new on-premises option for App Service, Functions, Logic Apps, API Mgmt, and Event Grid.

[4:26] .NET 6 Preview 4 is now available!

[5:08] About .NET MAUI.

[5:53] Blazor hybrid apps were demoed.

[6:17] ARM64 processor support for WinForm and WPF applications.

[6:49] Announcements around the performance of .NET 5.

[7:34] Visual Studio 2019 16.10 is now GA.

[8:26] Be sure to check out Richard Lander’s write-up announcing .NET 6 Preview 4.

[8:38] Announcements for Power Platform and why it is starting to get interesting for developers.

[13:27] A word from Azure DevOps Podcast’s sponsor: Clear Measure.

[13:59] About Azure Bicep.

[15:15] Speculation around future announcements from Windows.

[15:50] An announcement about Microsoft Edge.

[17:45] About the Microsoft store Snapdragon Dev Kit.

[18:22] Windows Subsystem for Linux now supports GUI apps.

[18:56] Windows Terminal 1.9 preview is out — and why you might want to use it.

[19:14] Jeffrey highlights the sessions he thinks developers should prioritize checking out from the Microsoft Build 2021 catalog.

[23:33] Where to check out all of the recapped sessions at Microsoft Build 2021.


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!

The Azure DevOps Podcast’s Twitter: @AzureDevOpsShow

Microsoft Build 2021

Azure Arc


.NET 6 Preview 4





JetBrains ReSharper

Power Platform

Visual Studio Lightswitch

Entity Framework

SQL Server

Azure Bicep

Applications Insight

Azure Monitor

Microsoft releases Edge91

The Chromium Projects

Microsoft store Snapdragon Dev Kit

Windows Terminal 1.9 preview

Microsoft Build 2021 Session: “Scott Guthrie ‘Unplugged’ — Home Edition”

Microsoft Build 2021 Session: “Scott Guthrie ‘Unplugged’ — Home Edition (Extended)”

Microsoft Build 2021 Session: “The future of modern application development with .NET (R1),” by Scott Hunter

Microsoft Build 2021 Session: “The future of modern application development with .NET,” by Scott Hunter

Microsoft Build 2021 Session: “Build your first web app with Blazor & Web Assembly,” by Jeffery Fritz


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