Video: C# Tips and Tricks (in Bulgarian)

Topics covered:

  • Traps
  • Syntactic Sugar and Language Features in C#
  • Useful .NET Classes and Methods
  • Debugging and Testing Tips

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40+ RSS feeds I am subscribed for

Here is the list of all RSS feeds I am subscribed for. You might find something new and interesting for your RSS reader :)

In case you want to subscribe to my own blog, here is the RSS link: https://nikolay.it/RSS/Blog :)

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My top 20 technologies for 2020

I was invited in the Bulgarian National Radio to talk about the technological trends in 2020. So I prepared this list and now I am sharing it with you.

What to expect in the technology world in 2020? Here is my list of the top 20 technologies for 2020 (not in any specific order):

  • 5G data networks will start to expand
  • Autonomous driving will be closer and closer to level 4
  • Augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) will improve
  • Smart homes will increase popularity and will face security problems
  • Lots of jobs will be lost to automation
  • Smart cities - more and more cities will integrate the new technologies
  • Of course, we should expect improvments in the existing deep learning systems (computer vision, NLP, voice technologies)
  • Drones also will increase popularity and the need for law restrictions
  • Increasing popularity of wearables with new devices on the market
  • Cybersecurity will be a hot topic also in 2020
  • Evolution in the health care - presonalized and predictive medicine, better predicitons at the genome level
  • Fintech industry will grab huge percentage of all banking industry
  • Evolution of aerospace technologies
  • AI and robotics will become closer to humans, not only with chat bots and virtual assistants but with consumer-ready physical robots
  • Internet of things (IoT)
  • New foldable phones in the market
  • Quantum computing will become more usable and powerful
  • Blockchain and cryptocurrency technologies may experience another rise
  • It is expected that in 2020 biofuels will be cost-competitive with fossil fuels
  • Scientists will continue to work hard in the neurotechnology, expecting to have implantable brain–machine interfaces in the next decade, why not prototypes in 2020?

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Happy new 2020 year! The blog is now updated to ASP.NET Core 3.1!

Happy new 2020 year!

As the new year is here, I decided to update my blog.

The previous version was written in ASP.NET MVC 5 (and the last code was done in 2015). The new one is written in the latest ASP.NET Core 3.1 and it is a LTS (Long Term Support) version. The project is still open source and the latest code can be found here: https://github.com/NikolayIT/nikolay.it

I used the opportunity to also update few small things like to add google analytics, to update the sidebar and the client-side libraries and to enable HTTPS by default.

For the new year I will try to write at least 2 blog post per month. If you like the content here, please add my RSS to your readers: https://nikolay.it/RSS/Blog

I wish you a very Happy New Year!

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Video: Blazor - C# in the browser (25 minutes in Bulgarian)

A Bulgarian lecture of mine presented during the Soft Unit Conf on 28th of September 2018.

Topics covered:

  • What is Blazor and how it works in the browser
  • What is WebAssembly
  • Blazor's features and Blazor's work to do
  • Demo of musicx.mx
  • Data binding, events and JS interop in Blazor
  • Blazor on the sever with SignalR

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