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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Pattern matching and the compiler can be surprising

Pattern matching is a powerful feature in C#. It allows you to match a value against a pattern and extract information from the value. The compiler does the magic for you - and sometimes it struckles with that.

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C# 13: Allow ref and unsafe in iterators and async

C# 13 might get a new feature soon that allows ref and unsafe in iterators and async methods.

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NCronJob - Scheduling made easy

Hangfire/Quartz or BackgroundService? Why not something in the middle? Did you ask yourself this question from time to time? Do you want to have a full-blown job scheduler with lots of setups, but more than BackgroundService is needed?

Meet: NCronJob!

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bUnit v2 - The Blazor unit testing library vNext

Next to the big release of .NET 8, we also released the first preview bUnit v2. This release is a major release, with a lot of new features and improvements. In this post, I will highlight some of the most important changes. This includes new features but also some breaking changes.

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Typesafety in xUnit with TheoryData<T>

I recently discovered this small but very useful utility in xUnit: TheoryData<T>.

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Avoid multiple boolean parameters

Boolean parameters are nice, but it's hard to keep track of what each one does when you have multiple of them. In this blog post, we will see why it's better to avoid multiple boolean parameters and how to refactor them.

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Garbage Collector (over)simplified

In this blog post, a small and (over)simplified infographic on how the Garbage Collector works.

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SearchValues object become better with .NET 9

SearchValues, which were introduced with .NET 8 will become an upgrade and becomes more usable! Let's see how.

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