Hey, I'm Steven a .NET Developer and Freelancer in Zurich, Switzerland. I am a Microsoft MVP.
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A new lock type in .NET 9

There is a new sheriff in town when it comes to the lock keyword, And that is the new System.Threading.Lock type that is introduced in .NET 9. And yes, I know - we still need time to digest the big .NET 8 release.

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The first possible new feature of C# 13: Params collection

Only one month after the big release of .NET 8, the dotnet team is already working on the next iteration: .NET 9. With that also comes new language features. The first one is about to be merged into the main development branch: Params Collections.

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bUnit Generators - Generate your stubs automatically

We made a recent addition to bUnit that we think will make your life easier. We call it bUnit Generators. It's a set of code generators that will help you create stubs for your third-party components.

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Entity Framework - Storing complex objects as JSON

From time to time, it is nice to store complex objects or lists as JSON in the database. With Entity Framework 8, this is now easily possible. But this was possible all along with Entity Framework 7.

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Blazor .NET 8 - Enhanced Form Navigation

There are many new cool features with .NET 8 and Blazor in particular. In this blog post, I want to highlight a feature that I believe is very useful in the new context Blazor is living.

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A more flexible and enhanced way of logging in .NET 8

The latest version of the .NET (version 8) has introduced a "better" way of logging. This new way of logging is more flexible and enhanced than the previous versions. It is about the LoggerMessageAttribute.

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Interactive LINQ tutorial, especially for beginners

LINQ (Language Integrated Query) is a powerful feature of C# that allows you to query data from different data sources. It is a must-have skill for every C# developer. That is why I created: https://linqmarbles.info/

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Redux Pattern in Blazor

In this blog post, we will use the Redux pattern with a small Blazor application. To demonstrate the inner workings, we will built everything from scratch.

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Yes you can create classes on the stack!

In this article we will create a class, aka a reference type on the stack, and therefore don't use any managed memory!

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