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Securing Web Applications and APIs with ASP.NET Core 2.2 and 3.0 - Dominick Baier

ASP.NET Core and MVC is a mature and modern platform to build secure web applications and APIs for a while now. Starting with version 2.2, Microsoft makes big investments in the areas of standards-based authentication, single sign-on and API security by including the popular open source project Iden

Let's Talk HTTP in .NET Core - Steve Gordon

In the world of microservices (yes, there's that buzzword again!) and distributed systems, we often find ourselves communicating over HTTP. What seems like a simple requirement can quickly become complicated! Networks aren't reliable and services fail. Dealing with those inevitable facts and avoidin

When "Zoë" !== "Zoë". Or why you need to normalize Unicode strings

This is not another one of JavaScript’s oddities, and I could have shown you the very same result with code in almost every other programming language, including Python, Go, and even shell scripts.

A gentle introduction to multithreading

Modern computers have the ability to perform multiple operations at the same time. Supported by hardware advancements and smarter operating systems, this feature makes your programs run faster, both in terms of speed of execution and responsiveness.

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

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.