Category Archives: C

C# On a Scale of One to Ten

I’ve had the idea in my head to rank myself on a scale of 1 to 10 for my C# skills. I believe there’s a lot to the language and most people would probably overrate themselves. I thought I’d jot … Continue reading 

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My C# Wish List

I really like C#, but I wish there were a bit more to the language. The Visual Studio team has set up a UserVoice page so you can vote on your own favorites. I have placed some votes already, but … Continue reading 

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Registration is open for aspConf

We are really excited about this conference! This is a free, online, two day conference that will focus on web development on using .Net.  We will have great speakers from the community and industry lined up. We already have speakers … Continue reading 

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Composition Of Responsibility vs Interface Implementation

This started out a comment in a Google+ stream, which is in response to the brujahahahahalols that have been going around concerning ActiveRecord, FubuMVC and Rails. I’m not defending any of these posts or perspectives. I have my own opinions … Continue reading 

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Actor Model Programming in C#

Last week, I had the pleasure of attending Øredev in Malmö, Sweden. While at the conference, I presented two sessions — including a new talk on Actor Model Programming in C#. This was the first official presentation I’ve given on … Continue reading 

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Learning Haskel For Fun (and profit?)

I found a little spare time recently, so I started learning Haskell via LearnYouAHaskell.com. I’m learning it specifically because it’s completely foreign to me. I’ve never done any functional programming and I wanted to bend my mind around and see … Continue reading 

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Dependency Injection Is NOT The Same As The Dependency Inversion Principle

A long time ago, when I first started blogging with LosTechies, I wrote up a few posts on Dependency Inversion and Dependency Injection, and how I finally started to understand what Dependency Injection was all about. At the time, I thought … Continue reading 

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Don’t Do Role-Based Authorization Checks; Do Activity-Based Checks

I’ve built a few dozen security mechanisms in my career. Unfortunately, I kept getting it wrong, hence the need to keep building them. Over the years, though, I learned a number of different ways that a security system can be … Continue reading 

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MassTransit v2.0 Beta Available Now on NuGet!

After what seems like a long slumber, along with work being done on other projects such as Topshelf and Stact, it is our great pleasure to announce the first beta release of MassTransit v2.0. What originally started out as a … Continue reading 

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Another source for LINQ extensions

While poking around for LINQ extensions, I found a project on Google Code, morelinq, that has *numerous* LINQ extensions from some rock-star authors like Jon Skeet, such as: Batch Concat Consume DistinctBy Pad Pipe Scan TakeEvery Zip And many more.  … Continue reading 

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