LINQ To Entities – Balance Between Cost Of Database Calls And Data Volume

I was performance tuning some of the rushed queries on one of the web apps that I’m currently work on. What I’ve realized was writing efficient LINQ queries requires a little more effort than I thought. In this post I’m going to show you some of the issues I’ve encountered and the lessons I’ve learned … 

 

Asp.Net Core Action Results Explained

Asp.Net Core has a set of action results which are intended to facilitate the creation and formatting of response data. Without a well formed correct response, our application cannot work correctly and efficiently. Therefore action results and as a whole mechanisms that are responsible for generating the response are an important part of an Asp.Net … 

 

xUnit Theory: Working With InlineData, MemberData, ClassData

xUnit support two different types of unit test, Fact and Theory. We use xUnit Fact when we have some criteria that always must be met, regardless of data. For example, when we test a controller’s action to see if it’s returning the correct view. xUnit Theory on the other hand depends on set of parameters … 

 

Seven Dotnet Newsletter You Might Want To Subscribe To

There are numbers of .Net newsletters that I personally subscribe to, it helps me find out what’s new in .Net world. So in this post, I’m going to introduce seven Dotnet newsletter that I think worth subscribing to. The Morning Brew In my opinion, this is the best Dotnet newsletter you can subscribe to, if … 

 

Mock HttpClient Without Wrapper Using HttpMessageHandler

There is a lot of discussion on github about why HttpClient doesn’t have an interface, despite the long winded discussion on github about the subject, I think mocking the HttpClient isn’t that hard. We can solve this problem with a wrapper, but wrappers are not a good idea if we can somehow avoid using them, … 

 

Structuring JavaScript Code In Asp.Net MVC Application

In this post I’m going to show you how I structure my JavaScript code in most of my Asp.Net MVC apps, I’m writing this because this approach helped me a lot, and maybe because someone out there has a better approach than mine and let me know. The Problem As a web developer who uses … 

 

12 Visual Studio 2015 Extensions You Might Find Useful

I previously wrote about some Visual Studio extensions that I though was most useful here, I think that list still stands. But in this post I’m going to introduce less known extensions that I think might be useful, but not essential. Viasfora Viasfora adds tons of features to your code formatting experience, from code rain … 

 

How To Use IActionResult Abstraction To Achieve Graceful Degradation

You might have heard the term graceful degradation. It this specific instance it refers to the page usability and the fact that when you rely on some language that are not available everywhere, the page still will be usable, w3’s article define it as: Graceful degradation Providing an alternative version of your functionality or making … 

 

Importance Of Language And Its Effect On Research

I’m not a native English speaker, as a result, I’m more sensitive to the author’s use of words when reading, by sensitive I mean, I’m more prone to misunderstand it, this was especially true at the beginning of my career. Sometimes when I read, I would ask myself why would the author even needed to … 

 

Four C# Code Analyzers That Worth Your Time

With the advent of .NET Compiler Platform (code-named “Roslyn”), it became possible to build code analyzers for languages like C# with ease. In the past, only big companies like JetBrains or DevExpress with a lot of resources could build a code analyzer, because building it involved writing your own compiler for that purpose. Now the …