Use GitHub Copilot Chat in Visual Studio to solve the .NET Moq drama and migrate to NSubstitute

Use GitHub Copilot Chat in Visual Studio to solve the .NET Moq drama and migrate to NSubstitute

It's now been a few months since the GDPR-drama and data-harvesting around Moq (Stop using Moq as a guinea pig to get feedback on and develop Sponsor

.NET Event Counters

.NET Event Counters

.NET event counters are a relatively new API for collecting metrics from .NET applications. They are part of the EventSource and EventCounter namespa

Top 5 Git Commit Message Best Practises in 2024

Top 5 Git Commit Message Best Practises in 2024

When you join a project as a new developer, you see one thing above all: no standards for Git commit messages. Some put emojis in the message, others

Custom Azure Application Insights Telemetry Metrics with .NET

Custom Azure Application Insights Telemetry Metrics with .NET

By default, Azure Application Insights comes with necessary and important telemetry capabilities to monitor the basic functions of an application and

Azure Communication Service - .NET Client with Managed Identity

Azure Communication Service - .NET Client with Managed Identity

The Azure Communication Service is a fairly new but already popular service for sending emails at scale. In this article, I would like to show you ho

Azure Communication Service - .NET Client with ConnectionString

Azure Communication Service - .NET Client with ConnectionString

The Azure Communication Service is a fairly new but already popular service for sending emails at scale. In this article, I would like to show you ho

Header and Footer Layouts with Handlebars.NET

Header and Footer Layouts with Handlebars.NET

One of the last blog posts (Text and EMail Templates with Handlebars.NET) was generally about HandleBars.NET - a very popular template engine. This p

.NET Naming Best Practises: API Models

.NET Naming Best Practises: API Models

API models are one of the elements where I personally see the most naming errors - which have a massive impact on the architect and cause subsequent

.NET Naming Best Practises: Services vs. Providers

.NET Naming Best Practises: Services vs. Providers

In many code bases there are Services and Providers - and often they do the same thing structurally; but what is the idea of a Service- and Provider-

.NET Naming Best Practises: Database Entities

.NET Naming Best Practises: Database Entities

Database entities are the objects that represent the tables in your database. They are the objects that you use to read and write the database. Namin

.NET Naming Best Practises: DTOs

.NET Naming Best Practises: DTOs

Often seen, often used incorrectly: DTOs. Data Transfer Objects. In principle, DTO is an umbrella term, a design pattern that is used to transfer dat