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Improving your productivity in the Visual Studio Editor

Over the last few updates to Visual Studio 2017, we’ve been hard at work adding new features to boost your productivity while you’re writing code. Many of these are the result of your direct feedback coming from the UserVoice requests, Developer Community tickets, and direct feedback we’ve encountered while talking to developers like you.

NLog vs log4net vs Serilog: Compare .NET Logging Frameworks

Logging information in .NET, or really in any production application, is invaluable. In many cases, developers don’t have direct access to the production environment to debug issues. Good quality logs are the difference between solving problems like Sherlock Holmes and stumbling upon solutions like Inspector Jacques Clouseau. As you can imagine, we’re pretty big on logging here at Stackify, and we’ve written quite a few other blog posts on .NET logging frameworks. I’d encourage you to try out the search and read a few of our previous articles.

C# Async API: The Missing Parts

In this post, we will explore some of the C# async API features while comparing them to what modern Java offers. This is not intended to criticize any of these features, but instead, to analyze them by writing some small pieces of codes that might actually improve these APIs.

Streaming in ASP.NET Core SignalR

In this post, we’ll see how to stream the data in ASP.NET Core SignalR. With ASP.NET Core 2.1 released, SignalR now supports streaming content.

Async Streams in C# 8

Async/Await is introduced with C# 5 to improve user interface responsiveness and web access to the resources. In other words, Async Methods help the developers to execute asynchronous operations that do not block threads and return one scalar result.