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10 Blazor Features You Probably Didn’t Know

Combining MVC + Blazor in the same project? Add Blazor to your existing project without the need to rewrite the entire app. That's one out of the many benefits of Blazor. To shine light on some more of Blazor's overlooked features, we prepared a blog post to show what makes Blazor a worthy contender as the basis for your next web or desktop app. Read on!

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Event Sourcing Example & Explained in plain English

What is Event Sourcing? It’s a way of storing data that is probably very different than what you’re used to. I’ll explain the differences and show ab event sourcing example that should clear up all the mystery around it.

What's the Difference between Channel and ConcurrentQueue in C#?

In response to the previous article, I've received several questions from folks who have been using ConcurrentQueue<T> (or another type from Collections.Concurrent). These questions boil down to: What's the difference between Channel<T> and ConcurrentQueue<T>?

Staying safe with .NET containers

In this post, I’m going to tackle staying safe and up-to-date with containers. Doing that can be challenging and not always intuitive. This post describes our approach to helping you with that — largely via our container image publishing system — and with associated guidance of the images we publish.

C# Coding Guidelines & Practices

This repo highlights the list of software engineering guidelines in general. Most of these are industry-wise conventions, thus using them will ensure that your code is easily readable by people who are not you.

Understanding Microsoft's Docker Images for .NET Apps

To run .NET apps in containers you need to have the .NET Framework or .NET Core runtime installed in the container image. That's not something you need to manage yourself, because Microsoft provide Docker images with the runtimes already installed, and you'll use those as the base image to package your own apps.