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Exploring .NET Core 3.0 and the Future of C# with ASP .NET Core

This is the tenth of a new series of posts on ASP .NET Core. In this post, we’ll explore what’s to come in .NET Core 3.0 and C# 8.0, and what’s new with ASP .NET Core. This post is also included in Matthew Groves‘ 2018 C# Advent Calendar, in the Dec 8 slot.

Finding Nearby Users with Entity Framework Core Spatial Data

Since version 2.2, EF Core supports mapping to spatial data using types from the NetTopologySuite. In this post, I will demonstrate how to use this feature to query entities based on their geolocation.

Database change management

Database change management is not an easy task. It is even more difficult when we are at the beginning of a project where the data model is constantly changing. More people in the team is another difficulty because we have to coordinate our work and not interfere with each other. Of course, we can delegate database change management to one person, but this results in a bottleneck. In addition, we should take care of the deployment automation, because without automation we can not have truly continuous integration and delivery.

Chrome Dev Tools – More Advanced Tips for Better Debugging

Chrome Dev Tools are a collection of web developer tools that are built directly into the Chrome Browser. You are able to make changes on the fly without recompiling your code. You can also debug and resolve issues quicker. This helps web developers build sites faster and create more stable web applications that scale across different devices properly.

Registering multiple implementations of the same interface in ASP.NET Core

Starting from it's initial release ASP .NET Core comes with built in dependency injection (DI) to help implement Inversion Of Control design pattern. This is not something new in .NET and apart from built-in DI in .NET Core, there are other libraries which provide same and in some cases even more advanced dependency injection implementation. Some of these libraries like AutoFac are available for both .NET Framework and .NET Core.