C# is a multi-paradigm programming language. Recently, the course has been set towards new functional constructions in C#. We can go further and add other extension methods that allow writing less code without ‘climbing’ in the F# territory.
In computer programming, the specification pattern is a particular software design pattern, whereby business rules can be recombined by chaining the business rules together using boolean logic. The pattern is frequently used in the context of domain-driven design.
In short, the main benefit of using “specifications” is a possibility to have all the rules for filtering domain model objects in one place, instead of a thousand of lambda expressions spread across an application.
In this article, I will try to describe one of the famous principles of the object oriented programming, that is a part of another famous term – SOLID. This principle is called Single Responsibility, and it states that:
A class should have only one reason to change. (more…)
I have decided to write this article in order to show that unit tests are not only a tool to grapple with regression in the code but is also a great investment into a high-quality architecture. In addition, a topic in the English .NET community motivated me to do this. The author of the article was Johnnie. He described his first and last day in the company involved in the software development for business in the financial sector. Johnnie was applying for the position – of a developer of unit tests. He was upset with the poor code quality, which he had to test. He compared the code with a junkyard stuffed with objects that clone each other in any unsuitable places. In addition, he could not find abstract data types in a repository: the code contained only binding of implementations that cross request each other.
Usage of UUID as a primary key for tables has a bunch of pros, including the option to retrieve IDs for objects created in a client application on its own without calls to the database server. However, usage of UUID as a primary key has a con: GUIDs generated by the client application may be not quite SQL Server-friendly that can lead to the overhead during the addition of a new record. (more…)
Assume you have products and categories. A client says that it is necessary to use other business processes for the categories with the rating value higher than 50. You have a solid experience and you understand that tomorrow this value may be different – 127.37. As you want to avoid this situation, you write the code in the following way:
Hangfire is a multi-threaded and scalable task scheduler built on client-server architecture on .NET stack (Task Parallel Library and Reflection) with the intermediate storage in a database. There is a free LGPL v3 version with open source. In this article, we are going to explore how to use Hangfire.
When adding or modifying a large number of records (10³ and more), the Entity Framework performance is far from perfect. The reasons are architectural peculiarities of the framework, and non-optimality of the generated SQL. Leaping ahead, I can reveal that saving data through a bypass of the context significantly minimizes the execution time. (more…)
This article describes patterns and methods available in ASP.NET Core MVC.
I would like to emphasize that we will explore only authorization (a process of verifying user’s rights), rather than authentication. Thus, we will not use ASP.NET Identity, authentication protocols, etc. In addition, we will have a look at some examples of using server code and Core MVC source code. At the end of the article, you will find a link to a test project.