.Net Core

Entity Framework Core – Database first

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Entity Framework (EF) Core is a lightweight, extensible, open source and cross-platform version of Entity Framework data access technology. It’s rewritten version of Entity Framework Object-Relation-Mapper for .NET Core. It’s under .NET Foundation , hosted on GitHub, mainly developed by Microsoft, but totally open source. On short, you can use it everywhere: commercial apps, open […]

.Net Core

Why I think .NET Core is the best development stack

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.NET Core is here to stay. It’s open source, super fast and super awesome. With .NET Core and cross platform mantra, a .NET renaissance has begun! Microsoft again found just the right way how to regain DEVELOPERS back with hot, interesting and modern development platform. Together with cross-platform development tools, it opens so many interesting voyages for us – .NET developers.

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Using Android Java libraries in Xamarin Forms – a practical example.

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Android ecosystem has huge numbers of libraries which can be used in Android-based applications. Technically, these libraries are files with .jar or .aar extensions. When developing Android application with Java these libraries can be directly included/linked in the application and used. Of course, re-usage of these java-based libraries in Xamarin Forms is possible, but the […]

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Blazor, run C# code inside web browser

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I never really liked writing JavaScript and doing web browser DOM interaction. For me, dealing with JavaScript has always been a pain, a-must when developing web applications . In contrast, I always enjoyed to write C# code. Back in Silverlight times, C# was – for a relative short period – one possibility to write web […]

.Net Core

C#: From Event-based Asynchronous Pattern to Task-based Asynchronous Pattern

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Task-based Asynchronous Pattern (TAP) was introduced in .NET Framework 4 and since then, it is the recommended approach to asynchronous programming in .NET.

Event-based Asynchronous Pattern (EAP) is still in use, especially at legacy systems, but for new development is not recommended anymore.

In this post I will show how to wrap EAP into TAP and use more modern approach.