Recent Posts

Quick Tip: Tracing Calls with Query Tags in Entity Framework Core 2.2

Quick Tip: Tracing Calls with Query Tags in Entity Framework Core 2.2

Today's quick tip demonstrates a technique on how developers can pass along application-specific data through Entity Framework to the database.

Real-World Refactoring: Dependency Injecting a Non-ORM Repository for ASP.NET Core

Real-World Refactoring: Dependency Injecting a Non-ORM Repository for ASP.NET Core

A reader asked me how to implement DI with a non-ORM codebase. Today, we refactor some old code to include dependency injection for .NET Core.

What are the most-used AWS Services? (w/ Infographic)

What are the most-used AWS Services? (w/ Infographic)

Our guest blogger, Josh Wardini, explains the most-used AWS services and their functions?

Review: Stir Trek 2019

Review: Stir Trek 2019

Stir Trek 2019 didn't disappoint with their sessions or the movie. In today's post, I review the conference and how awesome it was to attend.

7 Reasons Why Unit Tests are Valuable

7 Reasons Why Unit Tests are Valuable

Do developers like Unit Tests? Do they find them valuable? Today's post shows why unit tests are considered valuable to developers and why they should write them

Building Dynamic Zip Bundle in ASP.NET Core: Part 2 - Dynamic Zip

Building Dynamic Zip Bundle in ASP.NET Core: Part 2 - Dynamic Zip

In this second and final part, we take our previous dynamic PDF, add two other files, and pack them into a dynamic zip file.

Building Dynamic Zip Bundle in ASP.NET Core: Part 1 - Dynamic PDFs

Building Dynamic Zip Bundle in ASP.NET Core: Part 1 - Dynamic PDFs

How do you create dynamic files and include them in a dynamic zip file for download? In this two-part series, we first explain how to create a dynamic PDF

Review: Solo Route Slim Brief Messenger Bag

Review: Solo Route Slim Brief Messenger Bag

In today's review, I examine the Solo Route Messenger Bag which is part of the Nomad Collection from Solo NY

Deploying Databases using Azure DevOps Pipelines

Deploying Databases using Azure DevOps Pipelines

DevOps was easy with websites, but what about database AND data? Today, I explain how to deploy a database and data through Azure DevOps Pipelines.

Reducing your Cyclomatic Complexity

Reducing your Cyclomatic Complexity

Do you have a sawtooth if..then..else from hell? Today, I explain how to lower your cyclomatic complexity in your application.