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VS Code for PHP development

Although most of my work time is spent on ASP. NET and SharePoint development I also have some PHP projects. I have my own favorite thin tooling for PHP but I decided to give a try to Visual Studio Code (VS Code) with one of the projects. #07:00 16.02.2018 kanalilt DT blogi


Culture based views in ASP.NET Core

ASP. NET Core supports culture based views for more complex localizations. It means we have one view per culture per controller action. This blog post shows how to use culture based views in ASP. NET Core and how to implement them. Sample solution. #07:00 15.02.2018 kanalilt DT blogi


Reading request body in ASP.NET Core

Most of requests to controller actions of our ASP. NET Core applications send some simple parameters or some serialized model objects. But this is not always the case. #06:47 12.02.2018 kanalilt DT blogi


Building pager tag helper

Tag helpers are classes that can be applied to HTML and special tags in ASP. NET Core views. They are addition to HTML helper extension methods and they provide more flexibility by having their own classes and supporting framework level dependency injection. #07:05 06.02.2018 kanalilt DT blogi


New killer features planned for . NET Core, ASP.

Microsoft announced roadmap for upcoming release of . NET Core family versioned as . NET Core 2. 1. While there are some new features and many improvements coming I compiled a list of my favorites that I see as most imortant to all developers building solutions on . NET Core, ASP. #06:45 05.02.2018 kanalilt DT blogi


Entity Framework Core with . NET Core console application.

ASP. NET Core makes it very easy to configure and use Entity Framework Core in web applications. For . NET Core console applications there is no such machinery available but we can still use Entity Framework Core in console applications. #07:07 01.02.2018 kanalilt DT blogi


Switching C# version in Visual Studio

Want to try out features of newest of some specific version of C# but Visual Studio 2017 can’t compile it? Well, by default major versions of C# are supported and if some other version is needed it must be turned on from project settings. #07:03 30.01.2018 kanalilt DT blogi


ASP.NET paging solution available at GitHub

Paging of data in ASP. NET and ASP. NET Core applications is timeless topic. It is invented over and over again and asked all the time in forums all over the world. Years ago I worked out kind of universal solution with reusable UI artifacts and I’m using these pieces this far. As ASP. #07:00 29.01.2018 kanalilt DT blogi


Ref returns and ref locals in C# 7.0

C# 7. 0 introduces ref returns and ref locals. Main goal of these new features is to make it easier for developers to pass around references to value types instead of copies of their values. This is important when working with large data structures that are implemented as value types. #06:56 26.01.2018 kanalilt DT blogi


NHibernate supports async

NHibernate, the O/R-mapper that some people consider as dead, is actually alive and very much alive. The release of version 5. 0 at last autumn was somehow quiet and didn’t got much attention. But there is something that brings NHibernate to modern era – support for asynchronous database access. #06:14 25.01.2018 kanalilt DT blogi


Refactoring: Replace Exception with Test

Exceptions are mechanism to transport information about errors in object-oriented code. But they come with performance hit when not used carefully. Still we find a lot of code when exceptions are not avoided but used as a control mechanism in code flow. #06:58 24.01.2018 kanalilt DT blogi


New expression bodied members in C# 7.0

Although expression bodied members have been supported in C# few years there were still room for some new ones. C# 7. 0 introduces expression bodied constructors, destructors, getters and setters. This blog post goes through all these new expression bodied members and shows how to use them. #07:16 23.01.2018 kanalilt DT blogi


Internals of tuple literals

My last post about tuple literals gave brief introduction to these. This post goes to internals of tuple literals, peeks behind the compiler and shows what happens with tuple literals internally. #06:54 22.01.2018 kanalilt DT blogi


Refactoring: Improving the Design of Existing Code

Although I bought refactoring book by Martin Fowler years ago it is still valid. I call it one of the timeless books about coding and I consider it as a mandatory reading specially for novice programmers who are entering the field. #18:02 12.01.2018 kanalilt DT blogi


Performance of compiled queries in Entity Framework Core 2.

Before applying any optimizations to our code we have to ask one question: what is the cost of improvement and is it really improvement? Compiled queries in Entity Framework 2. 0 are categorized as high-availability feature but before making any decisions we need to know what is the actual win. #07:02 10.01.2018 kanalilt DT blogi


Compiled queries in Entity Framework Core

Entity Framework Core 2. 0 introduces explicitly compiled queries. These are LINQ queries that are compiled in advance to be ready for execution as soon as application asks for data. This blog post demonstrates how compiled queries work and how to use them. #07:39 09.01.2018 kanalilt DT blogi


Writing IL code on Visual Studio

Microsoft Intermedia Language (MSIL) is . NET assembly language that is standardized under name Common Intermediate Language (CIL). All . NET compilers turn source code to this language. #07:02 08.01.2018 kanalilt DT blogi


Real-time talk between Windows 10 IoT Core background task and ASP.

My previous blog post introduced how to make ASP. NET Core 2 web application run on Windows 10 IoT Core. It was default web application created on Visual Studio and published as an executable. But this is not enough for IoT scenarios. #07:28 02.01.2018 kanalilt DT blogi


How to avoid overlapping timer calls?

Timers are useful . NET feature. With timers we can execute code with specified interval. With real scenarios we can easily face situations where timer calls its callback again but previous call is not finished yet. It may end up with loading some external system too much. #07:12 18.12.2017 kanalilt DT blogi


Are lock and Monitor the same in C#?

Working on some threading stuff I stumbled upon some discussions about lock and Monitor. Some say they are different and some say they are the same. I took few minutes of time to make some simple experiments with both of these. This blog post shows what C# compiler does with lock statement. #07:37 15.12.2017 kanalilt DT blogi