.Net Core crash course videos

Whoever interested in pivoting to .NET Core career from good old .NET world should understand .NET Core programming model is bit different from .NET paradigm. Of course, .NET standard comes to rescue. However, ASP.Net Core internals and other cross cutting concerns like Authorization, Authentication, deployment are handled differently in .NET Core. And also, new things… Read More »

.Net Core 3 is almost here!!

While Microsoft is making pretty clear that .NET Core is the future of .NET and urging .NET community to embrace .NET Core for new application development. Microsoft is making clear .NET Core is where future investments in .NET will happen. After .NET Core 3.0 release,there is no more porting any more features from .NET Framework.… Read More »

Finally, .NET got JSON API

Dealing with JSON data is a pretty standard use case in modern application development and .NET applications are no exception. When compared to XML data type which apparently has built-in support with lot of libraries and interfaces in .NET Framework. Remember, LINQ to XML which gives in-memory LINQ query interface over XML data source. Strangely,… Read More »

.Net Core guide to consume AWS SES email API

Amazon SES is one of AWS cloud offerings to send emails. As lot of enterprises moving toward cloud, one of preferred cloud provider is AWS cloud. Typically, these days emails occupied an central place in our day-to-day communications. When you use Amazon SES, Amazon SES becomes your outbound email server. Amazon SES has lot of… Read More »

.NET Core Apps Integration Testing

Integration tests evaluate an application on a broader level than unit tests. Unit tests are used to test isolated software components, such as individual class methods. Integration tests confirm all layers are properly working when fully processing a request. Basically, Integration tests are used to test the app’s infrastructure including databases and file systems which… Read More »

.Net Core 3.0 Preview 5

Microsoft has announced .Net Core 3.0 Preview 5. However, what caught our attention is that this Preview 5, among other changes, quietly slips in a new built-in JSON serializer eliminating the need for ubiquitous Newtonsoft.Json nuget package in .Net Core apps. ASP.NET Core MVC adds support for reading and writing JSON using System.Text.Json It’s asychronous,… Read More »

.Net Framework 4.8 released

Microsoft has announced .NET Framework 4.8 recently. Those of you, writing apps for .NET Framework, get ready to upgrade to .NET Framework 4.8 version. Since .Net Core is getting all the attention these days, we initially wondered whether good old big brother in .NET Eco-system .NET Framework slowly loosing it’s glory. But, all is not… Read More »