Keyed Services in the IServiceProvider in .NET 8 preview 7
The .NET 8 preview 7 will bring another exciting feature some of you probably awaiting for a long time: Keyed services.
The combined power of F# and C#
Where C# is the most dominant language in the .NET world, other languages are built on top of the Framework that deserves their respective place. F# is strong when it comes down to functional programming! In this blog post, we will leverage the power of F# and C# to showcase where both excel!
Gracefully Handling Entity Framework Exceptions with EntityFramework.Exceptions
Working with databases can sometimes be daunting, mainly when errors occur. These errors or exceptions can be due to many reasons, such as constraint violations, connection issues, or syntax errors. Entity Framework throws a generic
DbUpdateException for most of these database issues. But we cand get more specific exceptions based on the concrete "problem"! That's where EntityFramework.Exceptions comes in.
.NET Framework 4.8 to .NET 6 migration
I was recently tasked to migrate an application with around 150 projects from the "old"It is still supported .NET Framework 4.8 to a recent .NET 6. As the application is still under development and used, the migration should be done step by step over time in iterative steps rather than a big bang refactoring. This blog post will go a bit into more detail about how I approached the situation and what I learned.
This is a highly subjective post, and there are plenty of ways of approaching it - so take it with a grain of salt and mileage may vary.
Three tricks with Dictionary
In this short blog post, I want to showcase two nice tricks you can do with everybody's favorite data type: the dictionary.
It is a versatile data structure, and we can make it even more versatile!
Why I like and prefer xUnit
In almost all of my projects, I only use xUnit, and here is a small love letter. Especially the one fact I do think makes it a good choice!
LINQ: Select.Where or Where.Select?
LINQ is a very powerful tool for querying data. As the majority of functions are built on top of
IEnumerable<T> and it, in most cases returns
IEnumerable<T> as well, it is very easy to chain multiple functions together. That leaves you with a question: which one should I use,