State of .NET: Executive Briefing

by Brice Wilson

Microsoft's .NET development platform has evolved significantly in recent years. This course will give you an overview of the platform, reasons why you might consider using it, and tips for leading an organization building applications with .NET.

What you'll learn

Tech leaders unfamiliar with the changes Microsoft brought to the .NET platform in recent years need to understand the capabilities and general direction the company is taking with their development tools. In this course, State of .NET: Executive Briefing, you'll learn about the dramatic changes brought to the framework since it's days as a proprietary, Windows-only development tool. First, you'll learn about Microsoft's open-source strategy with .NET and all of the different application types you can build with the platform. Next, you'll discover some of the reasons you might consider using .NET in your organization. Finally, you'll explore a few ideas to consider when leading an organization building applications with .NET. When you're finished with the course, you'll have a foundational understanding of the capabilities of .NET and why it is one of the most popular development platforms available today.

About the author

Brice Wilson has been a professional developer for over 20 years and has used many tools and programming languages during that time. His current interests are centered on web services, single-page web applications and native mobile development. He has worked as a developer and architect for a number of large companies and enjoys learning, experimenting with, and teaching new technologies. He also blogs at BriceWilson.net.

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