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Security is hard. In a current project I saw some code that created some access tokens based on a random number generator – .NET’s Random class. The code used an instance of Random stored in static field and I got curious:
Over on the Coding Blocks Slack group, Luke Warren had suggested that I write a post about the .NET Standard. Luckily for him, I’d already been planning on writing one. The original release would have been towards the middle of December 2016, but I decided to bring it forward a few weeks. So without further ado…
In a Tale of Three Safeties, we discussed three kinds of safety: type, memory, and concurrency. In this follow-on article, we will dive deeper into the last, and perhaps the most novel yet difficult, one. Concurrency-safety led me to the Midori project in the first place, having spent years on .NET and C++ concurrency models leading up to joining. We built some great things that I’m very proud of during this time. Perhaps more broadly interesting, however, are the reflections on this experience after a few years away from the project.
Hi everyone, Jeremy Kruer here. Today I am going to take a little break from the F# programming and talk about asynchronous programming in C#. A while back I created a video about Asynchronous Programming in C# and I promised that I would show an example of how to convert a synchronous Web API into an asynchronous Web API. A viewer posted a comment asking for me to create part 2, so today I am going to create part 2 of that video.
Succinc<T> provides a set of union types (Union<T1, T2>, Union<T1, T2, T3> and Union<T1, T2, T3, T4>) where an instance will hold exactly one value of one of the specified types. In addition, it provides the likes of Option<T> and Maybe<T> that can have the value Some<T> or None.