Rob Janssen

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Seq — centralized structured logs for .NET, Java, Node.js

Machine data, for humans. Seq creates the visibility you need to quickly identify and diagnose problems in complex applications and microservices. Empower your team to build better software by centralizing, searching, and alerting on structured application logs. Seq has great support for .

SQL Development Made Easy with Docker - Install SQL in 5 minutes or less!

C# and Microsoft SQL were made for each other. Where you find one, you often find the other. However, as a developer, getting a full copy of SQL Server on your development machine can be tricky. Or at least, that used to be the case. In this video, I am going to show you how to get SQL up and runnin

Logging with ILogger in .NET: Recommendations and best practices

This article describes recommendations and best practices for using the ILogger based logging system which has been introduced with .NET Core but is also available in all .NET Standard 2.0 supporting .NET frameworks. The logging interfaces provided by the Microsoft.Extensions.Logging.

Background tasks with hosted services in ASP.NET Core

In ASP.NET Core, background tasks can be implemented as hosted services. A hosted service is a class with background task logic that implements the IHostedService interface. This topic provides three hosted service examples: Reference the Microsoft.AspNetCore.

Correcting Common Async/Await Mistakes in .NET - Brandon Minnick

Did you know that the .NET compiler turns our async methods into classes? And that .NET adds a try/catch block to each of these classes, potentially hiding thrown exceptions? It's true!In this session, we will learn how to best use async/await in C# by analyzing how .NET compiles our async code.Join

REST vs GraphQL - What's the best kind of API?

Should you build/ use a REST API or a GraphQL API? Can you only use GraphQL with React? Time for a detailed comparison!Limited Offer! Join the Full "Node.js - The Complete Guide" Course at 90% off: https://acad.link/nodejsExclusive Discount also available for our "React.js - The Complete Guide" Cour

Intro to VSCode for C# Developers - From Installation to Debugging

Visual Studio isn't the only C# editor that Microsoft makes. Visual Studio Code (VSCode) is a cross-platform development environment that can be used for development with most languages including C#. In this video, we are going to look at what VSCode is, how to install it, and how to use it to devel

Announcing Dapr, an open source project to make it easier for every developer to build microservice applications

It is remarkable to see the transformation over the last few years as more and more developers build scalable, cloud native applications, taking advantage of managed services to deploy and run them.

Dynamic data masking on MSSQL – DataMajor

While working on an external database I noticed something interesting, I was looking date in a transaction table, all of its values where ‘1900-01-01’. I start wondering what was happening there, until I realized that I didn’t have UNMASK database permission.

Top 10 Hidden Gems in Visual Studio - Speed Up Development Without Increasing Your Costs

Full courses: https://iamtimcorey.com/courses-offered/Blog Post with Code Samples: https://iamtimcorey.com/vs-gemsPatreon: https://patreon.com/IAmTimCoreyNewsletter signup: https://iamtimcorey.com/general-sign-up Visual Studio is much more than just a text editor. There is a ton of power built into

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