With Microsoft now owning GitHub, the technical teams have been integrated, resulting in Azure DevOps and GitHub having the same leadership and personnel. The long-term strategic direction will be GitHub, but there is no plan for Azure DevOps to go into maintenance/sunset; therefore, choosing Azure DevOps is entirely OK in short to (undefined) medium term. Azure DevOps is currently in the early stages of development. When migration tools are needed, Microsoft will give them.Continue reading End of the Road For Azure DevOps?
As part of our customer engagement, we have defined a naming convention for GitHub repositories.
We have ideas around what conventions made sense, although the type of work influences these. As we tend to spend some of your engineering time working with different languages, conventions around naming formats make sense to the engineers. These, of course, might not make sense to individuals in other fields.Continue reading GitHub Naming Repositories
GISTS – engage in chat or gossip.
“I need a good friend I can always gist with.”
It is always good to chat with others, which is how we learn from each other. So why don’t project teams chat with each other? In this day and age of working from home, it is becoming more and more critical to form a social network, which helps not only with mental health but also work-related ideas and time.Continue reading gists
On big enterprise projects, memory leaks are like rodents in a factory. You might not notice when there are a few of them, but you always have to be on guard in case they overpopulate, infesting the factory will cause the closer and failure of the factory.Continue reading Memory Leaks in .NET
Here are various was to convert enums to a lists
Get a List of Enum Members
The idea is to use
Enum.GetValues() method to get an array of the values of the constants in the enum. To get an
IEnumerable<T> of all the values in the enum, call
Cast<T>() on the array. To get a list, call
ToList() after casting.
As defined by Polly “A circuit breaker detects the level of faults in calls placed through it, and prevents calls when a configurable fault threshold is exceeded”.Continue reading Circuit Breaker
What is a Resilience Framework?
Polly is classed as a resilience framework. A resilience framework is a set of libraries that help an application to recover from transient or more extended failures in services or infrastructure upon which it depends. When recovery is not possible, the resilience framework will facilitate graceful degradation of your application.
Polly has been around for many years and has been tried and tested in many applications
The source code for Polly can be found on GitHub here:Continue reading Fault tolerance using Polly
Throttling and rate-limiting allow you to prevent abuse of your API and ensure that your API withstands large numbers of calls (including DoS and accidental loops). With Throttling, you can set a delay on calls after an SLA tier has been exceeded, slowing down the number of requests an API client is making.Continue reading Throttling/Rate Limiter for an API
I came across a very good article on ASP.NET Core which I needed to bookmark, as it gives a clear and understandable guidance on keeping things working as efficiently as possible.Continue reading ASP.NET Core Guidance