.NET 2015 is the umbrella that represents the key pieces of the .NET platform delivered from Microsoft, including the .NET Framework, the recently announced .NET Core, and a shared common layer of packages, compilers and runtime.

So far, we have published 637 .NET and C# tutorials and articles, which have been read by over 62587242 (Sixty Two Million Five Hundred Eighty Seven Thousand Two Hundred Forty Two) developers and architects.

Category C# Views: 1551
Abstract: The Absolutely Awesome Book on C# and .NET has released. Built around concepts, this concise 500 pages eBook is available in PDF, ePub (iPad) and Mobi (Kindle) and will help you build a solid foundation in C# and .NET. This book covers C# 6.0, C# 7.0, .NET Framework and .NET Core, with chapters that cover the latest developments to .NET and C# including .NET Standard and C# 8.0.
Category Patterns & Practices Views: 3619
Abstract: In this tutorial, I am going to go through some examples of data object design in C# and discuss some issues with them.

Less commonly used C# operators

Posted by: Damir Arh , on 12/31/2018
Category C# Views: 5649
Abstract: A tutorial on some less commonly used arithmetic, relational, logical, equality operators in C# and how to use them.
Category C# Views: 6778
Abstract: This C# tutorial explains how Garbage Collection works in .NET Framework and .NET Core, and some best practices to follow.

Composing Honest Methods in C#

Posted by: Yacoub Massad , on 12/16/2018
Category Patterns & Practices Views: 7612
Abstract: In this tutorial, I will provide a proof of concept in C# for composing honest methods. We will see how to create honest programs out of many honest methods.
Category C# Views: 8850
Abstract: The .NET framework Base Class Library contains many collection classes. This can make it difficult to decide when to use which. Grouping them together based on their properties can make the choice for a specific scenario, much easier.

The Evolution of C#

Posted by: Damir Arh , on 10/22/2018
Category C# Views: 9418
Abstract: Since its original release in 2002, C# has been regularly updated with new features. Today, we will look at the most important new features of each major language version and explore how the C# code we have been writing, has evolved through years.

Writing Pure Code in C#

Posted by: Yacoub Massad , on 10/14/2018
Category Patterns & Practices Views: 11107
Abstract: In this article, I will work on a C# game that contains impure code and work towards making the code pure. I am going to show you how to use PurityAnalyzer—an experimental Visual Studio extension I wrote—to help you write pure code in C#.
Category Patterns & Practices Views: 16445
Abstract: This tutorial demonstrates how to design software using the Command Query Separation (CQS) pattern. We will create a console application and will use C#, Entity Framework, Autofac and Log4Net for our example.
Category C# Views: 22482
Abstract: Can database-style sharding improve the performance of a multi-threaded C# application? This tutorial talks about the performance bottlenecks in sophisticated C# concurrency operations and how sharding can solve these issues.
Category C# Views: 13301
Abstract: The DotNetCurry team had the opportunity to interview Mads Torgersen, C#’s Lead Language Designer, and find out what’s happening in C#, and where does it go from here.

Writing Honest Methods in C#

Posted by: Yacoub Massad , on 7/22/2018
Category Patterns & Practices Views: 37269
Abstract: This C# tutorial describes approaches for making methods/functions more honest. A more honest method makes it easier for readers to understand what the method does by reading its signature, i.e., without reading its implementation.

Dynamic Binding in C#

Posted by: Damir Arh , on 6/27/2018
Category C# Views: 37278
Abstract: Dynamic binding in C# opens some possibilities which would not be available in a strictly strong typed language. This tutorial explores how C# supports dynamic binding.
Category Patterns & Practices Views: 16945
Abstract: This tutorial looks at a new approach to AOP called AOP via functions (in C#) as an attempt to mitigate the issues of the CQS approach.

C# 8.0 – New Planned Features

Posted by: Damir Arh , on 5/26/2018
Category C# Views: 74323
Abstract: In this C# 8 tutorial, I am going to introduce a selection of currently planned features which will most probably end up in the final release. All of the C# 8 features are still early in development and are likely to change.
Category C# Views: 42492
Abstract: C# 7 has added a number of new features to the language. This tutorial looks at the new features added to the minor versions of C# i.e. C# 7.1, 7.2 and and 7.3.
Category Patterns & Practices Views: 12479
Abstract: This article highlights that software development is a highly complex process with lots of smaller steps that a Software Craftsman should follow in order to build something of quality.
Category Patterns & Practices Views: 23751
Abstract: Learn how to design multi-threading safe data objects in C# and how to “modify” immutable objects using the DataObjectHelper Visual Studio extension. Also use F# to concisely create our data objects, and use them in C# projects.
Category .NET Framework Views: 13991
Abstract: A peek into the major differences between the .NET framework versions and how we can still target older versions of .NET framework even when using the latest development tools.
Category ASP.NET Views: 18452
Abstract: Learn how to handle Model level error messages which occur in ASP.NET Web API action methods that has been consumed using RestSharp.

How Well Do You Know C#?

Posted by: Damir Arh , on 2/5/2018
Category C# Views: 26905
Abstract: Even developers with good C# skills write code that might behave unexpectedly sometimes. This article features several C# code snippets which fall into that category, and explains the reasons behind the surprising behavior.

The Dataflow Pattern in .NET

Posted by: Yacoub Massad , on 1/18/2018
Category Patterns & Practices Views: 32990
Abstract: This article discusses the dataflow pattern, a variant of the producer-consumer pattern, along with examples of applying this pattern in .NET. Finally, you will also be introduced to ProceduralDataflow, a new library I created to help write clean dataflows.
Category C# Views: 24551
Abstract: Each newer version of C# is packed full of powerful and impactful features. In this tutorial I walk through the various versions of C# and share my favorite features from each release.
Category Patterns & Practices Views: 39930
Abstract: This article discusses the producer-consumer pattern in .NET, some reasons why we should use it and demonstrates some examples of how to implement it in .NET.
Category Patterns & Practices Views: 23331
Abstract: Flux is a new application architecture introduced by Facebook in May 2014. This article compares the MVC architecture with Flux from various perspectives.
Category C# Views: 53705
Abstract: Visual Studio 2017 15.3 update was a big milestone for C#. It was the release vehicle for C# 7.1 – the first minor version of C# 7. This article will take a closer look at its new features and the plans for future versions (C# 8) of the language.
Category Entity Framework Views: 45466
Abstract: New Features in Entity Framework Core 2.0. EF Core is a lightweight, extensible, and cross-platform Object/Relational Mapping (O/RM) framework for .NET.
Category ASP.NET MVC Views: 95038
Abstract: Create PDF in ASP.NET MVC using the Rotativa package to convert a HTML response directly into a PDF document and print the PDF document.
Category Patterns & Practices Views: 18715
Abstract: This article discusses problems and solutions related to resource management in complex C# applications. It also discusses automatic resource management that exists in the .NET framework.
Category Entity Framework Views: 25919
Abstract: This article takes a peek into the past, present and future of Entity Framework Core. It also explains the good bits and current shortcomings of EF Core, as well as some alternatives to it.
Category C# Views: 41513
Abstract: As a C# developer, you might already be writing some functional code without realizing it. This article describes some of the functional approaches you are already using in C#, as well as some improvements in C# 7 that make functional programming in it, easier.
Category Patterns & Practices Views: 42363
Abstract: This article describes how we can use Generics in C# to make our software more resilient to data-related changes, thereby improving its maintainability.
Category Patterns & Practices Views: 13509
Abstract: Is User Experience (UX) important or is it just a buzzword? This article analyzes the usefulness of UX in an application development process.
Category Patterns & Practices Views: 29782
Abstract: The article explains how Behavior Driven Development (BDD) works and provides a real-world example of how to use it to provide meaningful tests which can act as living documentation.

C# 7 - What's New

Posted by: Damir Arh , on 6/7/2017
Category C# Views: 127811
Abstract: C# 7 is the next version of C#. This article provides an overview of the new features in C# 7.0.
Category C# Views: 22370
Abstract: The DotNetCurry (DNC) Magazine is a Free bi-monthly .NET magazine. This post contains some frequently asked question and answers to enhance your reading experience.
Category Patterns & Practices Views: 24479
Abstract: This article discusses the treatment of data in large C# software applications. More specifically, it discusses runtime data encapsulation, behavior-only encapsulation, and treatment of state.
Category Patterns & Practices Views: 63523
Abstract: Effective error and exception handling in any kind of an application plays an important role in providing a pleasant experience to the user, when unexpected failures occur. This article talks about some effective error handling strategies that you can use in your projects.
Category C# Views: 104354
Abstract: The HashSet collection type was first introduced in C# v3 and with .NET 3.5. This article will explore features of Hashset and also compare its performance with List.
Category Patterns & Practices Views: 18273
Abstract: This article describes how to do unit and integration testing using the Composition Root as the source of Systems Under Test (SUTs).
Category Patterns & Practices Views: 34618
Abstract: We will discuss Code Quality in the .Net ecosystem, with a brief look at tools included in Visual Studio and other third-party commercial tools.
Category Patterns & Practices Views: 43518
Abstract: Singleton is one of the basic software design patterns, but if not implemented correctly can introduce complications in your application. This article discusses common use cases where you should avoid the Singleton pattern.
Category Entity Framework Views: 51268
Abstract: This article explains how to use Entity Framework (EF) Core in ASP.NET Core Web API for performing CRUD operations.

Entity Framework Core Tutorial

Posted by: Mahesh Sabnis , on 2/23/2017
Category Entity Framework Views: 59750
Abstract: Entity Framework (EF) Core is a lightweight, extensible, and cross-platform ORM framework. This tutorial will help you get started with EF Core.
Category ASP.NET MVC Views: 188871
Abstract: ASP.NET MVC 6 provides an easy approach for implementing Authentication using Microsoft.AspNet.Identity which we will be exploring in this article.
Category Patterns & Practices Views: 18446
Abstract: C# examples on how we can use the Text Template Transformation Toolkit (T4) to create aspects.
Category ASP.NET MVC Views: 36880
Abstract: Dependency Injection in ASP.NET MVC 6 a.k.a ASP.NET Core MVC Views helps developers to access view specific service logic directly used in View, without adding explicit logic in the controller.
Category ASP.NET MVC Views: 95148
Abstract: Using Custom Model Binding to map the data from the request to our ASP.NET MVC Model
Category Patterns & Practices Views: 122900
Abstract: This article focuses on .NET Design Patterns using C# and takes a fresh view of some of the existing ones and see how we can go about using them in real world dilemmas and concerns.
Category ASP.NET Views: 39436
Abstract: Create a Flight Availability web application that uses ASP.NET SignalR to provide server broadcast functionality





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