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Building a Console App with .NET Generic Host

The .NET Generic Host is a feature which sets up some convenient patterns for an application including those for dependency injection (DI), logging, and configuration. It was originally named Web Host and intended for Web scenarios like ASP.

Norman Doors: Don’t Know Whether to Push or Pull? Blame Design.

Some doors require printed instructions to operate, while others are so poorly designed that they lead people to do the exact opposite of what they need to in order to open them. Their shapes or details may suggest that pushing should work, when in fact pulling is required (or the other way around).

The Secret New Windows Tool Nobody Is Talking About

Thanks to Mine for Sponsoring: Find out which companies have your data and reclaim it ?? by visiting ? Here is the text version of the flow I made: Power Automate in the Microsoft Store:

System.Threading.Channels library

The System.Threading.Channels namespace provides a set of synchronization data structures for passing data between producers and consumers asynchronously. The library targets .NET Standard and works on all .NET implementations. This library is available in the System.Threading.

Signing Git Commits with Your SSH Key

You may already be signing your Git commits with a GPG key, but as of today you can instead choose to sign with your SSH key! Signing in SSH is a relatively new feature that lets you use your private SSH key to sign arbitrary text and others to verify that signature with your public key.

Deep Dive into Open Telemetry for .NET

Open Telemetry is an open source specification, tools and SDK's used to instrument, generate, collect, and export telemetry data (metrics, logs, and traces). Open Telemetry is backed by the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) which backs a mind boggling array of popular open source projects.

Give it a star ?!

Loving it? Show your support by giving this project a star! This library is designed to work best with nullable reference types feature enabled.

Easy GDPR-safe exception messages with C# interpolated strings

How a brand new C# feature can help with safe, painless, detailed exception reporting. This is largely sensible code, and it works. But what is a user supposed to do if they see an error message like “Failed to read config”? We can make the error a lot more helpful by providing detail:

Stop using the HttpClient the wrong way in .NET

Check out my courses: Become a Patreon and get source code access: Hello everybody I'm Nick and in this video I will show you why the way you might be using the HttpClient in .NET could be completely wrong and then follow it up by showing

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