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Blogging about .NET and software development - from my bird's eye view

Autofac support for AutoMapper

Autofac support for AutoMapper

Akos Nagy Oct 26, 2021
I have been doing .NET development for quite a while now. Sometimes people ask me how is it possible that I still find it interesting. Well, the answer is easy: I'm super D.R.Y. If you are not familiar with the term, you should look it up, but it
The specification pattern and variance

The specification pattern and variance

Akos Nagy Oct 26, 2021
In a previous post I described the specification pattern, its uses and benefits and also gave a pretty neat implementation. However, there was something that I didn't discuss: the variance aspect of the pattern. It is a very important aspect, but that post was long enough as it was — so
Trying the Azure SignalR service

Trying the Azure SignalR service

Akos Nagy Oct 26, 2021
Totally unexpectedly I ran into something "new" in Azure: the Azure SignalR service. It's been out there for a while, but somehow I haven't come across it (to be fair, it is now one of the better-marketed services of Azure). According to the documentation, it gives you a
Default interface implementation in C# 8

Default interface implementation in C# 8

Akos Nagy Oct 26, 2021
A while back the preview version of the last big feature of C# 8 came out: default interface implementation. To be honest, I'm not really a fan of this new option and I have been pretty busy, so I didn't really have the time to check it out, nor did
Duplex service over TCP with WCF

Duplex service over TCP with WCF

Akos Nagy Oct 26, 2021
I was asked by one of my clients that I consult for to help with a TCP-based duplex communicaton solution using WCF. It's been a while since I have blogged about WCF (actually, it's been a while since I have used it), so I though it might make a good