Cleanup Scaffolded Code with modelbuild

12 Dec 2019 -

This post is for day 12 of the 2019 C# Advent Calendar operated by Matthew Groves. Thanks for letting me participate! Now, this isn’t specifically about C#; it’s more directly about .NET Core and Visual Studio tooling, but we use C# in it, so it counts…. EntityFramework would really like you to use the “code...

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Simplify Data Entry in Xamarin Forms with MappedButton

23 Jul 2019 -

Back when Steven Thewissen proposed the “Xamarin UI July”, I thought “Great! That would be the perfect place to talk about that custom control I created for that Xamarin project I did. I then spent the next month working on a Vue-based website (my first time use VueJs). Now I have to shift my brain...

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Here, There and Everywhere - A Simple Look at .NET Memory Model

10 Dec 2018 -

This post is for day 10 of the 2018 C# Advent Calendar operated by Matthew Groves. Thanks for letting me participate! This is actually a generic .NET article, not specifically a C# one, but the examples will be in C#, so it counts. Often, when I’m in a job interview, I’m asked about the .NET...

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Throwing the Book at ‘em — Knowing Your Storage

01 Nov 2018 -

I just signed up for the 2018 C# Advent Calendar blog cycle — and realized I’d hadn’t written anything since the 2017 edition. So, I figured I need a bit of a warm up before I get to the big one. And since that one will also be dealing with memory issues, this will be...

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An Exercise in Refactoring - Specification Pattern

11 Dec 2017 -

This post is the eleventh installment of the 2017 C# Advent Calendar operated by Matthew Groves. Thanks for letting me participate! This article is based on a video on DimeCasts.Net on the Specification Design Pattern. DimeCasts was a great source of short videos on .NET and other development topics. Unfortunately, they are no longer accepting...

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