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Adding authentication and authorisation to ASP.NET Core web applications

One feature that a lot of web applications will need to include is the ability restrict access to certain resources within the application to authorised users only. To do this, we need to be able to authenticate users by letting them register and log in. Once authenticated, the server will be able to determine which resources the user should have access to.

PriorityQueue in .NET 6

I am honestly surprised that after seeing for several years the different implementations of PriorityQueue included internally in Microsoft Frameworks, now they have been exposed publicly, and this thanks to the arrival of .NET 6. In this article, we are going to know the possibilities of PriorityQueue.

Loop around index with C# collections

This post will show two implementations for building an IndexAtLooped extension method for the IList interface.

Zack.DotNetTrimmer

This application can be used for trimming .NET Core applications. Although .NET Core has the capability of tailoring unused code, however, because it is implemented using static analysis, its tailoring is not optimal. In contrast, Zack.DotNetTrimmer supports Windows Forms and WPF. It analyzes the assemblies loaded by an application at runtime to check which assemblies are not being used, so it not only deletes more assemblies that are not being used, but also naturally supports reflection.

Performance vs. scalability

Performance and scalability are two related but separate aspects of a system. However, there is a lot of confusion around the two terms, which often leads to architectural mistakes. This article talks about the difference between the two concepts and how to improve them.