When XML data is stored as text in SQL Server, reading and querying that data requires a few extra steps.
A short article showing out-like syntax for property setters.
How to use unmanaged native cross-platform libraries from a single .NET binary.
Transparent JSON serialization of classes using the encapsulated enumeration pattern.
A quick review of working with multi-targeted projects and solutions in VS2017.
We examine an easy-to-use technique to simulate dependency injection for Azure Functions V2.
Y2K heralded more than date-format hysteria, it was the dawn of web-based applications. I argue it was also the beginning of a steady and costly decline in e...
A quick look at a Serilog helper-class add Azure Function name and instance id to log entry properties.
We demonstrate how to inject references to Serilog, the wildly popular .NET logging framework, and we show how to inject an IP-logging variation for website ...
Azure Functions don’t have a clearly-defined lifecycle, so it appears difficult to safely cache and release objects that are expensive to create but require ...