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How to use response caching middleware in ASP.Net Core

Take advantage of response caching in ASP.Net Core to improve your application’s performance by reducing the load on the web server

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2-Minute Linux Tip: Learn how to use the history command

In today's 2-minute Linux Tip, we look at the bash history command – a tool that shows you commands you've recently used and allows you to use them again without having to retype them.

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2-Minute Linux Tip: Learn how to use the logsave command

In today’s 2-minute Linux Tip, we’re going to look at a command that you might never have heard of. It’s called logsave, and it allows you to selectively add command output to a file.

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2-Minute Linux Tip: Learn how to use the ping command

In today’s 2-minute tip, we’re going to look at the ping command – a favorite tool for some very easy troubleshooting.

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How to use Azure Redis Cache in C#

Take advantage of the distributed, low-latency Azure Redis Cache to scale your .Net application beyond limits

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2-Minute Linux Tip: Learn how to use the crontab command

Today’s 2-minute tip covers crontab – the tool used to schedule tasks that will run automatically on the day and time that you specify.

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What is Kubernetes? Container orchestration explained

How the Kubernetes open source project from Google makes containerized applications astonishingly easy to deploy, scale, and manage

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How to use SignalR in ASP.Net Core

Take advantage of SignalR to add real-time web functionality to your ASP.Net Core applications

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How to write machine learning apps for Windows 10

Machine learning isn’t only for the cloud. Microsoft is bringing it to PCs in the next Windows 10 release. Here’s how to get started now

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How to use Moq to ease unit testing in C#

Take advantage of the Moq open source library to isolate application code from dependencies for testing

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3 top tips for Microsoft Word 2016

Word is the workhorse of the Microsoft Office 2016 suite, but lots of people don’t know some of its more useful features. Here are three of the best tips.

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Mingis on Tech: The main changes coming to Windows 10 this spring

The next update to Windows 10 is expected to arrive soon, so it's a good time to look at what's coming. Windows expert Preston Gralla has the details.

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3 top tips for Microsoft Excel 2016

Excel 2016 can be tough to use. But you don’t need to be a spreadsheet jockey to get the most out of Excel 2016. Just follow these three tips.

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How to implement a distributed cache in ASP.Net Core

Take advantage of a distributed cache to improve the performance and scalability of your ASP.Net Core application

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How to implement background processing in ASP.Net Core

Take advantage of the IHostedService interface in ASP.Net Core to build and run background tasks or hosted services

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Mingis on Tech: Why buy a pricey iMac Pro?

When it comes to expensive Macs, you can't get much pricier than the iMac Pro, the all-in-one workstation that starts at $4,999. Does anyone really need that kind of horsepower? (Yes.)

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How to do integration testing in ASP.Net Core

Take advantage of xUnit and ASP.Net Core’s test host package to run integration tests on your ASP.Net Core web applications

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How to use response compression in ASP.Net Core

Take advantage of response compression middleware in ASP.Net Core to reduce bandwidth requirements and improve the responsiveness of your apps

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