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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,...

.NET Core 3.0 AllowSynchronousIO Workaround

.NET Core 3.0 AllowSynchronousIO Workaround

Over the last year I’ve been dabbling in the dark arts of GraphQL. As a web api interface, its easy to consume and utilize, but I consider myself a back end developer first and for most. I have been spending...

Using Environment Variables In Your .NET Core Builds

Using Environment Variables In Your .NET Core Builds

MSBuild is the glue that holds the .NET ecosystem together. As a powerful build system, it can do anything and everything to compose your applications. The tool has been around since the inception of .NET, but with .NET Core enhancements...

Using LINQ to Build A World Travel Itinerary

Using LINQ to Build A World Travel Itinerary

I enjoy traveling, having new experiences, and making new friends. With so many locations to get to, it is challenging to keep all of them straight. In this post, I’ll show you how to use Language Integrated Query, or LINQ,...

Creating Frictionless Projects For Contributors

Creating Frictionless Projects For Contributors

As a software developer, it’s always important to lower the barrier to entry for developers, hobbyists, and just about any contributor interested in your projects. On a previous iteration of my blog, I spoke about the F5 Manifesto, named after...