The definitive list of .NET blogs and .NET podcasts every developer needs to bookmark

 ● 09th Jun 2021

10 min read

If you are a .NET developer, engineer, SRE, QA, enthusiast, aficionado, or have any involvement or interest in .NET in any capacity, this list is for you.

We scoured the Internet to track down the top .NET blogs and .NET podcasts that you should bookmark. Oh, you should probably read / listen to them too. We provide the name, URL, Twitter handle, and a brief overview of the author.

In no particular order:

.NET Blogs

Troy Hunt

https://www.troyhunt.com

Twitter: @troyhunt

Troy Hunt is a Microsoft Regional Director and MVP who travels the world speaking at events and training technology professionals

 

Scott Hanselman

https://www.hanselman.com/blog

Twitter: @shanselman

Scott Hanselman is a web developer who has been blogging for over a decade. He works in Open Source on ASP.NET and the Azure Cloud for Microsoft out of his home office in Portland, Oregon.

 

NET Escapades

https://andrewlock.net

Twitter: @andrewlocknet

Andrew Lock, though everyone knows him as ‘Sock’, is a full-time developer, working predominantly in full stack ASP.NET development in Devon, UK. He graduated with an MEng in Engineering from Cambridge University in 2008, and completed a PhD in Medical Image Processing in 2014. He has experience primarily with C# and VB ASP.NET, working both in MVC and WebForms, but also worked professionally with C++ and WinForms.

 

Khalid Abuhakmeh’s Blog

https://khalidabuhakmeh.com

Twitter: @buhakmeh

Khalid Abuhakmeh is an experienced software developer with over a decade of experience focusing on Microsoft .NET technologies, primarily dedicating a disproportionate amount brain cells to ASP.NET and the web.

 

CodeOpinion

https://codeopinion.com

Twitter: @codeopinion

Derek Comartin is a software developer and Microsoft MVP with two decades of professional experience that spans enterprise, startups, professional services, and product development. He’s written software for a variety of business domains such as consumer goods, distribution, transportation, manufacturing, and accounting.

 

Swimburger

https://swimburger.net/blog

Twitter: @RealSwimburger

Niels Swimberghe is a Belgian Full Stack Developer solving problems and delivering value to customers using .NET technologies for back-end systems, and modern JavaScript technologies for the front-end.

 

Michael’s Coding Spot

https://michaelscodingspot.com

Twitter: @MichaelShpilt

Michael Shpilt is a software developer and a blogger. His day job is working as a team lead at OzCode, a company dedicated to improving debugging for .NET developers. He blogs about .NET, office life, and the C# language. He has a book called Practical Debugging for .NET Developers. He has programming since he was 13 years old, creating computer games in the Basic language. He lives in Israel and has been working professionally for over 10 years.

 

Don’t Code Tired

http://dontcodetired.com/blog/

Twitter: @robertsjason

With over 15 years experience, Jason Roberts is a former 5-time Microsoft .NET MVP, freelance developer, writer, and Pluralsight course author. He has written multiple books and is an open source contributor. In addition to enterprise software development, he has also designed and developed both Windows Phone and Windows Store apps.

 

Scott Brady

https://www.scottbrady91.com/

Twitter: @scottbrady91

Scott Brady is the Identity & Access Control Lead at Rock Solid Knowledge, and a Pluralsight Author. He specializes in Identity Server and all things Authentication, Identity, OAuth, and OpenID Connect. In his day job, he creates identity solutions for customers and develops commercial IdentityServer products. This allows him to not only play with older protocols such as SAML & WS-Federation but also cutting edge technologies such as FIDO2. He mainly works with C# and ASP.NET Core.

 

Tabs Over Spaces

https://www.tabsoverspaces.com/

Twitter: @cincura_net

Jiří Činčura is a project lead for .NET provider (and related providers like Entity Framework Core, Entity Framework and DDEX) for Firebird (the database). He has helped with .NET and Entity Framework providers for NuoDB. He is a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional and also Microsoft Certified Trainer.

 

Luke Lowrey

https://lukelowrey.com/

Twitter: @lukencode

Luke Lowerey specializes in web development, code, product and leadership. He is the CTO and co-founder at Endpoint IQ.

 

Coding Militia

https://blog.codingmilitia.com/

Twitter: @joaofbantunes

João Antunes is a software engineer, mostly with .NET technologies, but he likes to play around with other tech as well. In 2019, he was awarded with a Microsoft MVP in the developer technologies category.

 

Adam Sitnik

https://adamsitnik.com

Twitter: @SitnikAdam

Adam Sitnik is a Software Engineer focused on .NET performance and reliability. He currently work for the .NET Team at Microsoft where he works on making the .NET Framework the fastest developer platform on the planet.

 

Daniel Little Dev

https://www.daniellittle.dev

Twitter: @daniellittledev

Daniel Little is a Software Engineer based in Brisbane Australia, with a focus on developing web based systems. He enjoys functional programming, domain driven design, distributed systems and event sourcing. But most of all he enjoys solving problems. As a developer he has the ability to create something from nothing. To make peoples jobs and lives, better and more enjoyable.

 

Christian Findlay

https://christianfindlay.com/

Twitter: @cfdevelop

Christian Findlay is a software developer, writer, and content specialist based in Melbourne, Australia. He focuses on .NET, Xamarin, Uno Platform, ASP.NET Core, and Azure. He joined the software industry over two decades ago and has worked on all kinds of software projects. He has a passion for software development technology and loves writing about it and training people to use it.

 

Jeroen Vannevel

https://vannevel.net

Twitter: @VannevelJeroen

Jeroen Vannevel loves unearthing curious .NET behavior.

 

Dot Net Tips

https://dotnettips.wordpress.com

Twitter: @realDotNetDave

David McCarter has been a software engineer for over 27 years. He is a Microsoft MVP (Most Valuable Professional), C# Corner MVP, solutions architect, consultant, professional code reviewer, speaker and author who lives in San Diego, California USA. He is the editor-in-chief of dotNetTips.com… a web site dedicated to helping software engineers in all aspects of programming since 1994.

David has written for programming magazines and has published many books including “Rock Your Code: Coding Standards for Microsoft .NET”, “Rock Your Code: Code and App Performance for Microsoft .NET”

 

Microsoft’s official .NET blog

https://devblogs.microsoft.com/dotnet

Twitter: @DotNET

 

You’ve been haacked

https://haacked.com

Twitter: @haacked

Before Phil Haack started A Serious Business, Inc., he worked at GitHub doing whatever he could to make it even more awesome. Prior to that he worked at Microsoft on NuGet and ASP.NET MVC and helped to usher in Microsoft’s Open Source era.

 

Maarten Balliauw

https://blog.maartenballiauw.be

Twitter: @maartenballiauw

Maarten Balliauw lovess web and HTTP, C#, Kotlin, Azure and application performance. he is a developer advocate at JetBrains and a frequent speaker at and organizer of various community events.

 

.NET Podcasts

Coding Blocks

https://www.codingblocks.net

Twitter: @codingblocks

We are a few guys who’ve been professional programmers for years. As avid listeners of podcasts and consumers of many things code-related, we were frustrated by the lack of quality programming (pun) available in listenable formats. Given our years of experience and real-world problem solving skills, we thought it might be worth getting into this world of podcasting and “giving back” a shot.

 

Complete Developer Podcast

https://completedeveloperpodcast.com

Twitter: @CompleteDevPod

There are plenty of podcasts out there about languages and coding. What we are doing with the Complete Developer Podcast is to cover the other areas of life. For example, our first episode is about talking with customers, bosses, and others that developers interact with who are not fellow developers.

 

The Cynical Developer

https://cynicaldeveloper.com

Twitter: @CynicalDevs

The UK based, podcast that helps you to improve your development knowledge and career,
through explaining the latest and greatest in development technology and providing you with what you need to succeed as a developer.

 

Eat Sleep Code Podcast

https://www.podchaser.com/podcasts/eat-sleep-code-podcast-15931

Twitter: @telerik

Eat Sleep Code is the Official Telerik Podcast (Telerik by Progress). On Eat Sleep Code you’ll hear from industry pros and developers just like you. Topics include all things software development and upcoming tech.

 

Hanselminutes with Scott Hanselman

https://www.hanselminutes.com

Twitter: @shanselman

Scott Hanselman is a web developer who has been blogging for over a decade. He works in Open Source on ASP.NET and the Azure Cloud for Microsoft out of his home office in Portland, Oregon.

 

Merge Conflict

https://www.mergeconflict.fm

Twitter: @mergeconflictfm

Merge Conflict is a weekly discussion with Frank and James on all things development, technology, & more. After years of being friends, Frank and James finally decided to sit down and start a podcast about their lives as mobile developers using Xamarin. Much more than just another mobile development podcast, Merge Conflict, reaches all areas of development including desktop, server, and of course mobile. They also cover fun things happening in the world of technology and gaming and whatever else happens to be on Frank’s and James’ minds.

 

MS Dev Show

https://msdevshow.com

Twitter: @msdevshow

A NEW podcast for Microsoft developers covering topics such as Azure/cloud, Windows, .NET, Visual Studio, and more! Hosted by Jason Young and Carl Schweitzer.

 

.NET Bytes

https://www.dotnetbytes.fm

Twitter: @_CalvinAllenTwitter

Twitter: @mgroves

The podcast bringing you the news about .NET, C#, Visual Studio, and everything in between, from Redmond and around the world.

 

The .NET Core Podcast

https://dotnetcore.show

Twitter: @dotnetcoreshow

The .NET Core Podcast is the only podcast devoted to Microsoft’s .NET technologies, spreading knowledge on what you can build with it, and what the community are building. This podcast is created by Jamie Taylor with contributions from developers in the .NET community.

 

.NET Rocks!

https://www.dotnetrocks.com

Twitter: @carlfranklin

.NET Rocks! is a weekly talk show for anyone interested in programming on the Microsoft .NET platform. The shows range from introductory information to hardcore geekiness.

 

The 6 Figure Developer Podcast

https://6figuredev.com

Twitter: @6figuredev

Money isn’t everything. We are here to provide you with the tools, tips, and techniques to increase your technical skills, communication skills, and income.

 

Weekly Dev Tips

https://weeklydevtips.com

Twitter: @weeklydevtips

Weekly Dev Tips offers a variety of technical and career tips for software developers. Each tip is quick and to the point, describing a problem and one or more ways to solve that problem.

Rockin’ the Code World with Dot Net Dave

https://www.c-sharpcorner.com/live/rockin-the-code-world-with-dotnetdave

Twitter: @realDotNetDave

David McCarter has been a software engineer for over 27 years. He is a Microsoft MVP (Most Valuable Professional), C# Corner MVP, solutions architect, consultant, professional code reviewer, speaker and author who lives in San Diego, California USA. He is the editor-in-chief of dotNetTips.com… a web site dedicated to helping software engineers in all aspects of programming since 1994.

David has written for programming magazines and has published many books including “Rock Your Code: Coding Standards for Microsoft .NET”, “Rock Your Code: Code and App Performance for Microsoft .NET”

Win a “log files suck” t-shirt Are you up for the challenge?
Win a “log files suck” t-shirt

Next Article

The Fastest Way to Why.

Eliminate the detective work of searching logs for the Cause of critical issues. Resolve issues in minutes.
Learn More