Tag: Dotnet Core

Creating a .NET Core 3.0 F# Console App

This is part 1 in a new tutorial series on creating a genetic algorithm in F# and .NET Core 3.0. This tutorial is focused on creating a new console application and learning some of the basics of F#. By the end of this tutorial you should be able to: Understand the […]

A Love Letter to .NET

With Microsoft’s official release of .NET Core 3 today, I want to give you my perspective on .NET and tell you how the platform continues to innovate solutions to modern problems. I’ve been using .NET since beta 2 of the framework back in 2001 and have seen a lot of change over the […]

Safe .NET Feature Flags with FeatureToggle

Yesterday I wrote on Feature Flags in a largely language-neutral overview article. Today I want to discuss my library of choice for Feature Flags in .NET applications: FeatureToggle by Jason Roberts. Feature Toggle is a very small and dedicated library dedicated to a variety of flexible feature toggle variations. In Feature […]

Creating a .NET Core API

This article will walk you through some simple steps in creating, running, and testing a new ASP .NET Core Web API. Prerequisites I will be using .NET Core 2.1 as it’s what I have installed on my machine, though today Release Candidate 1 of .NET Core 3 came out. To get started: Download […]

Safer Code with C# 8 Non-Null Reference Types

Null reference exceptions are one of the most frequent errors encountered in .NET applications. As powerful as the framework is, it’s built around a core assumption that reference types can point to null, so any code that works with a reference type needs to either know already that the object is […]