Hey, I'm Steven a .NET Developer and Freelancer in Zurich, Switzerland. I am a Microsoft MVP.
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Recent Posts

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NCronJob - June Edition

The last update of NCronJob was some time ago - and as always, there are some new features in the meantime. So here we are, let's go through to highlight them!

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Are my EF LINQ to SQL queries safe?

Have you ever asked yourself if your EF LINQ queries are susceptible to SQL injection attacks? Either because you are querying some user data from a text field or directly taking whatever your API hits against the database?

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Does an HttpClient await the Header and the body?

If you call HttpClient.GetAsync or HttpClient.PostAsync and then await the result, does the await wait only for the headers to be received or does it wait for the body to be received? Let's find out!

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StringBuilders magic for very large strings

The StringBuilder class is used to create mutable sequences of characters. Strings are immutable, so if you need to perform multiple operations on a string, it is better to use a StringBuilder instead of a string. This is especially useful when you need to concatenate a large number of strings. But there is more magic to it, especially when we go BIG!

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Cancel WhenAny - linked CancellationTokenSource

In today's short post, I will show you how to cancel a Task with multiple inputs (aka multiple CancellationTokens) using CancellationTokenSource and CancellationTokenSource.CreateLinkedTokenSource.

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Help my memory dump always shows me some exceptions!

I made a memory dump in my simplest console application and there are a bunch of exception instances around, what is going on? Let’s see in this blog post, why you see a few exception instances in your memory dump.

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MemoryCache, DistributedCache and HybridCache

The latest preview (.NET 9 preview 4) brought another caching structure to the .NET world - so let's order some things here.

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Generate http files from a swagger definition

Http files are nice and handy - but they are also a bit of a pain to update. So why not generate them from a swagger definition?

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.NET 9 LINQ Performance Edition

As with almost every edition of .NET, the team has been working on improving performance. In this blog post, we will see some improvements to the related tickets and benchmarks.

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