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My name is Khalid Abuhakmeh. I'm an experienced problem solver, world traveler, and software developer based in Harrisburg, PA. It’s nice to meet you.

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A New Adventure In JetBrains Developer Advocacy

A New Adventure In JetBrains Developer Advocacy

In a prior post, I wrote about new adventures and recovering from burn out. I have taken the months of January and February to recharge my mental battery and reflect on my time as a director of software development. I’ve...

Save Your C# Keystrokes With Tuples

Save Your C# Keystrokes With Tuples

In the year 2000, Microsoft released C# to the masses, and since then, it has evolved with many new features. One of those features includes Tuples. Only recently have tuples become more useful with the addition deconstruction in C# 8....

Generate YouTube Thumbnails with ImageSharp and .NET Core

Generate YouTube Thumbnails with ImageSharp and .NET Core

I watch more YouTube videos than I’d ever like to admit. It’s a great source of knowledge for interesting topics like programming, cooking, tiny house living, and much more. Lately, I’ve also wondered about taking some of my blog content...

Reading The Past, Present, and Future Of .NET Through NuGet

Reading The Past, Present, and Future Of .NET Through NuGet

It is always good to have environmental awareness, primarily when you work with a technology stack. Package management providers are a good indicator of what’s currently happening in any ecosystem. For .NET developers, the pulse of our community beats with...

Reading RSS Feeds With .NET Core

Reading RSS Feeds With .NET Core

Lately, I’ve been working hard on this blog. In a recent post about automating your blog with GitHub actions, I wrote a small .NET Core application that could process my RSS feed. In this post, I will show you how...

Automate Your Blog With GitHub Actions

Automate Your Blog With GitHub Actions

Welcome fellow bloggers! If you are here, then you are interested in automating parts of your blog with GitHub Actions. I’ve been able to add efficiencies to my blog that help deploy future blog posts, keep third-party expenditure to a...

Being More Productive With The JetBrains Rider Debugger

Being More Productive With The JetBrains Rider Debugger

JetBrains Rider, The cross-platform .NET IDE from JetBrains, has been my defacto .NET development environment for over a year now (maybe even two). Having the same tool across macOS and Windows environments is a joy, and with every iteration, the...

Hypermedia Lite For ASP.NET Core HTTP APIs

Hypermedia Lite For ASP.NET Core HTTP APIs

I have worked on cross-disciplinary teams with a polyglot stack, and I imagine most developers have at this point in web develpoment history. The number one rule for team productivity is to help your downstream team members. In my case,...