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Avoid hardcoded Microsoft URLs with Bicep environments

Avoid hardcoded Microsoft URLs with Bicep environments

Bicep has a great feature, which meanwhile also leads to warnings during execution if you don't pay attention to it: the avoidance of static values l

My Top Microsoft Ignite 2022 News

My Top Microsoft Ignite 2022 News

Microsoft Ignite is a classic IT conference, but it also has news for us developers regarding innovations in our ecosystem. Enclosed are the news tha

Compile Linq Expressions to increase performance

Compile Linq Expressions to increase performance

Expressions are now an absolute part of a developer's everyday life in .NET thanks to Linq. However, due to their nature, expressions are not one of

DateTime vs. DateTimeOffset - UtcNow vs. Now

DateTime vs. DateTimeOffset - UtcNow vs. Now

.NET has two principal ways for handling times: DateTime and DateTimeOffset. The big deficit of DateTime, which was also recognized early in .NET 1.0

Health Check Ping with EF Core and MSSQL

Health Check Ping with EF Core and MSSQL

Sometimes it is quite useful to be able to send a query to the MSSQL server independently of its schema; for example to check if the server is princi

Why you should no longer use var in C#

Why you should no longer use var in C#

Beginning with C# 3, variables that are declared at method scope can have an implicit "type" var. An implicitly typed local variable is st

Embed Code into your blog - and also on Medium

Embed Code into your blog - and also on Medium

There are several ways to integrate source code including code highlighting into blogs, but GitHub Gists are by far the most convenient and best main