Test post with code

I’m having issues with an import into dev.to, just testing out a post with code snippets.

Getting Started with MongoDb with .NET Core

Getting started on MongoDb with .NET Core

Coming from a strictly relational db world, NoSql style databases have always seemed a bit scary! I recently had the opportunity to play around with MongoDb for the first time, and I was quite surprised by how easy it was to get started!

Microsoft Orleans-My first podcast interview!

I was recently interviewed by GaProgMan for his show “The .NET Core Podcast”!

Episode 21 - Orleans with Russell Hammett

Microsoft Orleans-Dashboard Update-CPU/Memory Stats

Quick update to a post I did a while back regarding Orleans Dashboard — additional reporting metrics for your cluster!

Microsoft Orleans - Observables

As we continue exploring Microsoft Orleans — the virtual actor model framework — we happen upon Observers. Observers can be used to “observe” events, in the form of notifications, as an example.

Microsoft Orleans-Easily switching between "development" and "production" configurations.

There are some differences in how one would host an Orleans server locally vs deployed in a production scenario. In this post, we’ll use some of the skills we’ve built on previously, to help us in our journey to hosting a production ready Orleans cluster.

Microsoft Orleans-Reminders and Grains Calling Grains

Orleans is an actor model framework — a framework used for easily creating distributed systems across a cluster of machines. In this post we’ll explore the “Reminders” feature of Orleans.

Microsoft Orleans-Dependency Injection

Dependency Injection is an important part of writing loosely coupled, easily tested code. I’ve written a bit about it before, but not in the context of Microsoft Orleans.

Your favorite/most useful extension methods?

Extension methods are pretty great! They’re a means of adding functionality to code without needing to actually touch the original source!

Microsoft Orleans-Code Generation issue?

Microsoft Orleans — Code Generation issue?

While working on the post “Microsoft Orleans — Reporting Dashboard”, I ran into an issue where code generation seemingly stopped “generating”.

Microsoft Orleans — Reporting Dashboard

Orleans is an easy to use actor framework, but how can you monitor your deployment? Luckily, there’s something simple to use — Orleans Dashboard!

Using polymorphism to update Orleans Project to be ready for new Orleans Examples!

Note this is not an Orleans post, not exactly — it’s just something I wanted to enhance on my Orleans Project, prior to moving on to demonstrating even more Orleans features!

Microsoft Orleans — Reusing Grains and Grain State

We’ve explored Orleans for distributing application logic across a cluster. Next, we’ll be looking at grain reuse and grain state…

Getting Started with Microsoft Orleans

Orleans is an open source actor framework built by Microsoft research, and was used for halo cloud functionality! Here’s how to get started…

It’s all about the abstractions baby

I’ve been a developer my whole life, professionally about 10 years. In those 10 years, I feel I’ve always been able to “get the job done”, but things really started to click for me, once I embraced the abstraction.

docker, nginx, and letsencrypt - website setup for that sweet, sweet HTTPS!

I’ve used letsencrypt in the past for free certs, but I have not successfully utilized it since moving over to docker/kestrel/nginx. That all changed today, and I had a hell of a time figuring out what I’m doing to get it working.

dotnet core console application IOptions configuration

So, I’m losing faith in my google skills, there didn’t seem to be a one stop shop that I could find to give information on setting up a .net core console application with a IServiceProvider and utilizing IOptions… so that brings us here.

Angular, Typescript, and .net core - updating SolarProjection with a form

I’m close to wrapping up my initial pass through the solar projection feature of the website. One of the final touches is the ability for visitors to run their own projections.

Angular Basics - NgClass

I needed a way to quickly distinguish between “good” and “bad” years, that led me to NgClass. So let’s continue on with Angular basics - NgClass.

Angular and TypeScript Basics - Custom Pipes

Last post, we added some basic pipe information to the solar projection page. I noticed that due to the way my array worked, the data in the table shows the first year as “year 0”…

Angular Basics - Pipes

Last post we worked on data binding, this post I want to expand on that. Right now we have no formatting, so I’d like to add currency formatting, and/or thousands separatorsto the bound data.

Angular Basics - Binding

I’m not really a front end guy, but I want to try to learn at a minimum the basics. I wanted to expand on the post my first NuGet package, by putting a visualization to the projection.

Getting Started with Unit Testing and Moq Part 4

In the previous post, we had setup our basic WCF project to play around with for unit testing. So let’s get to testing!

Getting Started with Unit Testing and Moq Part 3

In the previous post we got our first tests set up with moq. So now let’s see about creating some unit tests to go along with our WCF services.

Getting started with Unit Testing and Moq Part 2

In the previous post I started exploring unit testing, specifically with moq and for WCF services.

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