Looking forward to dotnet in 2019

It's a new year, and we already have a bunch of dotnet releases to look forward to, thanks to the open development processes that Microsoft is using these days with dotnet. The three big releases I am looking forward to are C# 8 and .Net Core 3.0, and a…

Speciality NuGet Packing on .Net Core

I recently wrote about NuGet packing on linux specifically, and want to continue the theme with other things you can do with NuGet packaging. As a quick recap you can use a .Net Core *.csproj as a wrapper around a *.nuspec file and use dotnet pack to pack it, cross-platform,…

NuGet Packing on Linux

For anyone who has been cutting-edge with .Net for a while will know that the nuget.exe runs under mono. And that you can use nuget.exe to package *.nuspec files into *.nupkg files. Anyone who has been doing dotnet cross-platform will also know that you can use dotnet pack…

Retry Policies with Polly

I originally set out to write about Polly. Then I started reading their documentation. I quickly realised that I couldn't write anything as detailed and accurate as they already had available. So instead, I'm going to give more of a super high level, with links to relevant reading. You can…

Clean Startup in your AspNetCore

I want to talk about this point made about Keeping a Clean Startup.cs in Asp.Net Core by K. Scott Alan. Mostly I want to agree and elaborate on it. (Warning! I used the British English customised below. If this doesn't match your sensibilities, just use customize instead.) The…