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Azure Static Web Apps are Awesome

They’re still in beta, the docs are a little light, the paint is dripping wet, but they’re a really great way to build web applications in 2020, and cost next to nothing to run (actually, they're free during this beta).

LunrCore, a lightweight search library for .NET

LunrCore is a direct port of lunr.js. If you don't know it, lunr.js is a very nice JavaScript library that implements a simple search engine with a focus on simplicity. I really love it because it hits that sweet spot of commodity that I was talking about at the beginning of this post. Easy to integrate, easy to use, and still has almost all the features you'd expect.

How C# Records will change my life

Immutability comes with a lot of benefits, but sometimes it can be a bit cumbersome to deal with when you only want to update some properties. Since the object is immutable, you need to create a copy with all the existing values and the new updated one.

Visual Studio 2019 C# Refactoring Tools

I have used C# on-off for different things the past 15 years, so trying to dust off the old ways requires updated tooling.

Don’t Judge XAML Based On Lines of Code

I don’t believe that looking at the number of lines of XAML (or C# code) is productive. What is useful is to look at the options that are available and the easy with which you can achieve the desired outcome.

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