Thoughts on Application Design

I have been working on some new applications and prototypes recently.  I historically have seen such moments as an opportunity to think about applications development.  I have been primarily involved in web development for many years now.  I have used a number of frameworks, mostly open source.  I have used Csla on a number of …

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Building .NET Tools with .NET Core 2.1

.NET Core SDK 2.1 shipped with a new and exciting new feature: global tools.  If you worked with npm, you already have a good idea what global tooling is about.  Think angular CLI or similar.  It is an executable, written in .NET Core that you can install on your machine.  It can perform any number …

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Fun with Type Conversions

Recently at work we were coding a particular feature that required us to extend properties with some functionality.  We ended up extending type system with ExtendedPreoprty<T>. , where T was property type.  This lead to a lot of ugly code, such as: Person p = new Person(); p.Name.Value = “John”; I remembered from a long …

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