Battling Spam In Your ASP.NET Core Applications with Akismet

Battling Spam In Your ASP.NET Core Applications with Akismet

You’ve spent the better part of a year building your site with hopes of positive community interaction. You deploy your application feeling you’ve accomplished something great. Days later, you realize that your community site has become flooded with horrible advertisements...

Bridging The .NET Cross-Platform Divide With Docker

Bridging The .NET Cross-Platform Divide With Docker

It’s almost 2020, and as we approach the future that many of our favorite science fiction movies could only imagine, we hope that technology can save us from dystopian dependency hell. I know I’m dramatic, but in this post, I’ll...

Multiple Result Sets With .Net Core and SQL Server

Multiple Result Sets With .Net Core and SQL Server

If you make your living as a software developer, you undoubtedly have had to deal with databases. In my case, I primarily work with Microsoft SQL Server and specifically the Windows Azure permutation. For simple applications, you may find Object...

ASP.NET Core Middleware Registration

ASP.NET Core Middleware Registration

One of my favorite features of modern web development is Middleware. Middleware is a powerful abstraction that can encapsulate your intent, enrich an incoming request, enhance an outgoing response, or do all the above. Once you embrace Middleware as a...

Creating Random Numbers With .NET Core

Creating Random Numbers With .NET Core

When we think about programming, we usually think about well-intentioned systematic instructions executing when and how we intended. In a digital world of One’s and Zero’s, the idea of randomness is madness. In the real world, randomness is a necessary...

Request Features And ASP.NET Core 3

Request Features And ASP.NET Core 3

With ASP.NET Core, developers have several new tools to build their web applications. One feature that I am incredibly excited about is request features.

Convert A C# Object To Almost Any Format

Convert A C# Object To Almost Any Format

Data formats are an essential part of any programming toolbox. C# developers must understand how to take plain-old-C#-objects (POCOs) and convert them into standard data formats. The .NET community commonly refers to the conversion of data objects as serialization.