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Initiate HTTP requests

An IHttpClientFactory can be registered and used to configure and create HttpClient instances in an app. It offers the following benefits: Projects targeting .NET Framework require installation of the Microsoft.Extensions.Http NuGet package. Projects that target .

What is App Metrics?

App Metrics is an open-source and cross-platform .NET library used to record metrics within an application. App Metrics can run on .NET Core or on the full .NET framework also supporting .NET 4.5.2.


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Polly is a .NET resilience and transient-fault-handling library that allows developers to express policies such as Retry, Circuit Breaker, Timeout, Bulkhead Isolation, and Fallback in a fluent and thread-safe manner. Polly targets .NET Standard 1.1 (coverage: .NET Framework 4.5-4.6.1, .NET Core 1.

Sysinternals Video Library

Sysinternals Video Library. Thanks to Mark Russinovich and David Solomon for giving me permissions to upload these. We’re both okay with you posting them.

10 Best FREE Adobe Creative Cloud Alternatives

These are 10 of the best free Adobe Creative Cloud alternatives for Windows, Mac, and Linux. Adobe’s Creative Cloud offers a great set of apps for creators of all levels. With plans starting at around $10 per month and going up from there depending on which plan you choose; the costs can add up. I

Trouble hiring senior engineers? It's probably you

Undeniably, hiring senior software engineers is hard. However, I don’t buy into the narrative that the market is completely dried out.

A brief history of the UUID

Today we’re releasing ksuid, a Golang library for unique ID generation. It borrows core ideas from the ubiquitous UUID standard, adding time-based ordering and more friendly representation formats.

Everything you should know about certificates and PKI but are too afraid to ask

Certificates and public key infrastructure (PKI) are hard. No shit, right? I know a lot of smart people who’ve avoided this particular rabbit hole. Personally, I avoided it for a long time and felt some shame for not knowing more.

A history of the Amiga, part 12: Red vs. Blue

Debuting at MAGfest this weekend, new film gathers devs and fans across Amiga decades.

This Read-It-Later-list is just that, bookmarks of stuff I intend to read or have read. I do not necessarily agree with opinions or statements in the bookmarked articles.

This list is compiled from my Pocket list.