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Scott Allen

Scott Allen’s blog features development advice straight from the trenches. Scott shares his experiences, what he tried, what worked, what didn't, and traps to avoid. Alongside architecture and project management-focused blog entries, you'll find more nitty-gritty technical posts about LINQ, JavaScript and JavaScript Object Notation (JSON), Windows® Workflow, and Silverlight.


OdeToCode | 03 Jan 2019 10:03

Composition over Inheritance in GoSubscribe to this feed

Scott Allen writes "....I’ve always admired languages that make composition as easy as inheritance. Groovy, with its @Delegate, is one example from years ago. These days I’ve been working a bit with Go. In Go, the composition features are so good you can..."
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OdeToCode | 02 Jan 2019 10:03

Experimenting with ASP.NET Core Authentication SchemesSubscribe to this feed

Scott Allen writes "....Some software is easier to understand if you remove the software from it’s usual environment and try some experiments. ASP.NET Security components, for example. What is the impact of having multiple authentication schemes? Why does a..."
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OdeToCode | 08 Nov 2018 10:03

REST Client is the Best ClientSubscribe to this feed

Scott Allen writes "....REST Client is a Visual Studio Code extension for sending HTTP requests and viewing responses from the productive confines of Code itself. There is no shortage of tools for building HTTP messages, but many of these tools have become unnecessarily..."
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OdeToCode | 05 Nov 2018 09:03

Tracking Down a Mysterious 502.5 Error in ASP.NET CoreSubscribe to this feed

Scott Allen writes "....When I posted 7 Tips for Troubleshooting ASP.NET Core Startup Errors, I thought I had covered every tip needed to track down any possible startup error. In particular, the last step never fails to reveal the culprit. Then, the last step failed..."
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OdeToCode | 29 Oct 2018 10:03

.NET Core Opinion #6 - Be Wary of GUI Build ToolsSubscribe to this feed

Scott Allen writes "....It’s not that GUI build tools are bad, per se, but you have to watch out for tools that use too much magic, and tools that don’t let you version control your build with the same zealousness that you use for the source code of the system..."
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OdeToCode | 23 Oct 2018 10:03

Major Updates for my Building Secure Services in Azure CourseSubscribe to this feed

Scott Allen writes "....I’ve completely reworked my secure services course from scratch. There’s a lot of demos across a wide range of technologies here, including: Docker Containers Building ASP.NET Core projects using Visual Studio and Docker containers. Deploying..."
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OdeToCode | 17 Oct 2018 10:03

.NET Core Opinion #5 - Deployment Scripts and TemplatesSubscribe to this feed

Scott Allen writes "....Previously, we looked at some folders to include in your source code repository. One folder I didn’t mention at the time is a deployment folder. Not every project needs a deployment folder, but if you are building an application, a service, or a..."
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OdeToCode | 15 Oct 2018 10:03

Tackling Costs in AzureSubscribe to this feed

Scott Allen writes "...."Cloud Computing Governance" sounds like a talk I’d want to attend after lunch when I need an afternoon nap, but ever since the CFO walked into my office waving Azure invoices in the air, the topic is on my mind. It seems when you turn several teams..."
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OdeToCode | 02 Oct 2018 10:03

An Updated Cloud Patterns and Architecture CourseSubscribe to this feed

Scott Allen writes "....I’ve updated my Cloud Patterns and Architecture course on Pluralsight. The overall goal of this course is to show the technologies and techniques you can use to build scalable, resilient, and highly available applications in the cloud, specifically..."
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OdeToCode | 01 Oct 2018 15:10

Thoughts on Azure DevOpsSubscribe to this feed

Scott Allen writes "....I’ve been using Azure DevOps since the early days when the service carried the name Visual Studio Online. I’ve used the service for both professional projects and personal projects, and I’ve enjoyed the service so much I’ve demonstrated and..."
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Scott Allen

OdeToCode

Maryland, USA