Rob Janssen

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C# 7 - Jon Skeet

C# 7.0 has been out for a while now - but how well do you know it? With tuples, decomposition, pattern matching, ref locals, ref returns, local methods and more, there's a lot to learn. In this session I'll conduct a tour of all of the new features, as well as looking at when I've found them us

Old csproj to new csproj: Visual Studio 2017 upgrade guide

You may have heard the buzz: .NET Core went from the project.json to csproj file format, and the new csproj format is leaner, easier to read, and adds new features. But what about your .

What We Talk About When We Talk About Performance

Describing performance improvements exists at the intersection of mathematics and linguistics. It is quite common to use incorrect math to describe performance improvements, and it is possible to use incorrect, misleading, or just sub-optimal rhetoric to describe your math. AirTrain Inc.

Demystifying LINQ

REST is the new SOAP

Some years ago, I developed a new information system in a big telecom company. We had to communicate with an increasing number of web services, exposed by older systems or by business partners. Needless to say, we had our fair share of SOAP Hell.

To Close Or Not To Close

Have you ever wondered if it’s better to “close” a br or input tag like <br /> or if it’s better to just write <br> in HTML5? Or why it’s not correct to write <script src="script.

The Death of Microservice Madness in 2018

Microservices became a very popular topic in over the last couple of years1. 'Microservice madness' goes something like this: Netflix are great at devops. Netfix do microservices. Therefore: If I do microservices, I am great at devops.

The art of the error message

The concept of “embracing failure” is big in the tech industry. Fail fast, fail often! is almost an industry mantra. But there’s an everyday type of failure that doesn’t get much attention in the product development process. That’s right. The humble error message.

I’m harvesting credit card numbers and passwords from your site. Here’s how.

The following is a true story. Or maybe it’s just based on a true story. Perhaps it’s not true at all. It’s been a frantic week of security scares?—?it seems like every day there’s a new vulnerability.

.NET Application Architecture

Xamarin allows you to build native Android, iOS, and Windows applications using .NET. Common patterns, such as MVVM, combined with good application layering, will maximize code sharing and result in an application that is easier to understand, test and maintain.

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