In one of my conference talks, I ask the attendees this question: What is the #1 performance killer for modern day apps? I get lots of answers, but the actual answer is the internet! I'm not just saying this, I know this to be true. Over 10 years ago, I wrote the first public API … Continue reading Setting Up ASP.NET Core: Response Compression
In 2019, while I was working on benchmark tests for my new book on code & app performance, I wanted to use “real-world” data types like a person or a coordinate along with methods for creating random words, email addresses, URLs, etc. After I worked on the code, I thought that most of it could … Continue reading Unit Testing with Random Data
The first, live and in person, stop on the dotNetDave No Apologies World Tour will be at the San Diego .NET User Group on July 7th at 6PM. I hope you will join me for this meeting. I will have lots of swag (including some of my books) to give-a-way during my session. I'm excited … Continue reading dotNetDave Rocks The San Diego .NET User Group: Learn How To Build a Cloud App!
In today's mobile world, many calls across the internet or network could fail for many reasons. Some of the reasons could be the service is busy, the network is slow and many more. For these types of calls, it’s advisable to retry the call if there is an error. The current code base I am … Continue reading Progressive Retry for Network Calls
Join us for Episode 5 of The Confessions of Angry Programmers podcast! In this episode David and Woody talk about: Dogfooding: David talks about his frustration logging into Microsoft Teams. WTF Were They Thinking?: Woody discusses public computer displays showing sensitive information in an error! Guest We are joined by our guest Jeff Fritz from … Continue reading How To Tell Your Open Source Projects Are Done with Jeff Fritz
Announcing the 6th edition of my coding standards book for Microsoft .NET! Newly updated for .NET Core 3.1 and .NET Framework 4.8. This book is a compilation of common Microsoft .NET coding standards in use today. In the past, for languages like Visual Basic, Microsoft published coding standards in a single document that developers could … Continue reading New Book Release! Rock Your Code: Coding Standards for Microsoft .NET
Visual Studio by default does not set all the appropriate options to help you write rock-solid .NET Core code. Below are the recommendations that your team should use for C# projects. All the following recommendations are for Visual Studio 2019. If you have an older version, most of this should still apply. To learn the … Continue reading Properly Setting Up .NET Core Projects