Taking place over the next 4 days, Microsoft Ignite 2016 kicked off today in Atlanta, USA.
“Who is more important than ever before? The developer,” so said Scott Hanselman (Web Platform Team, Microsoft) in his session today entitled “Review the Microsoft application platform for developers.” Here he explored what Microsoft has to offer developers to create and modernise applications and embrace software industry trends such as cross-platform mobile experiences, open source, web and cloud services, and DevOps. This session, and the others from today, is available to watch now on the Microsoft Ignite website.
Microsoft has announced the release of SharePoint Webhooks Developer Preview. In an article on Office Dev Center the company said, “In SharePoint, developers can use the SharePoint Webhooks Developer Preview to be informed when items and documents are added, edited, deleted, and more. These webhooks calls could be used as inputs to business processes, or used to provide more real-time notifications to users when changes happen.”
Since a common requirement for developers is to pull together particular facets of a business process, they need to be notified when changes in SharePoint happen – SharePoint Webhooks facilitates this.
Microsoft has released a useful sample web application for the fictional ‘Contoso University.’ It demonstrates how to create ASP.NET Core 1.0 MVC web applications using Entity Framework Core 1.0 and Visual Studio 2015. Find it here.
Source: ASP.NET documents