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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 | 17 Sep 2018 10:03

How the Next Delegate Works In ASP.NET Core MiddlewareSubscribe to this feed

Scott Allen writes "....How does next know how to call the next piece of middleware in the HTTP processing pipeline? I’ve been asked this question more than once when helping to write middleware components for ASP.NET Core. I thought it might be fun to answer the question..."
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OdeToCode | 13 Sep 2018 10:03

.NET Core Opinion #3 - Other Folders To Include in the Source RepositorySubscribe to this feed

Scott Allen writes "....In addition to src and test folders, there are a few other top level folders I like to see in a repository for a .NET Core code base. benchmarks – for performance sensitive projects. Benchmarks typically require a benchmarking framework and..."
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OdeToCode | 12 Sep 2018 10:03

CancellationTokens and Aborted ASP.NET Core RequestsSubscribe to this feed

Scott Allen writes "....When a client closes a connection during a long running web operation, it could be beneficial for some systems to take notice and stop work on creating the response. There are two techniques you can use to detect an aborted request in ASP.NET Core...."
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OdeToCode | 06 Sep 2018 09:12

.NET Core Opinion #2 - Managing a Repository StructureSubscribe to this feed

Scott Allen writes "....One of the challenges in maintaining an orderly repository structure is seeing the repository structure, at least if you are a Visual Studio user. Studio’s Solution Explorer window shows us the structure of a solution, but this presentation,..."
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OdeToCode | 04 Sep 2018 10:03

Using npm During ASP.NET Core Git Deployments in Azure App ServicesSubscribe to this feed

Scott Allen writes "....If you use npm to manage client-side dependencies for ASP.NET Core applications, and you deploy to Azure App Services using Git, then you need a way to run an npm install during deployment in App Services. There are a few options available for..."
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OdeToCode | 30 Aug 2018 10:03

Counting Array Entries in a Cosmos DB DocumentSubscribe to this feed

Scott Allen writes "....I’ve been trying to figure out the most efficient approach to counting matches in a Cosmos DB array, without redesigning collections and documents. To explain the scenario, imagine a document based on the following class. class Patient {..."
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OdeToCode | 28 Aug 2018 10:03

.NET Core Opinion #1 - Structuring a RepositorySubscribe to this feed

Scott Allen writes "....There are numerous benefits to the open source nature of .NET Core. One specific benefit is the ability to look at how teams organize folders, projects, and files. You’ll see common conventions in the layout across the official.NET Core and ASP.NET..."
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OdeToCode | 27 Aug 2018 10:03

Azure Certifications and ComplianceSubscribe to this feed

Scott Allen writes "....Recently I had the opportunity to review the Microsoft Azure compliance offerings and certifications. I did this because some customers want to see proof that Microsoft isn’t running a datacenter out of a 3-car garage in Kirkland. Compliance docs..."
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OdeToCode | 16 Aug 2018 10:03

Three Tips for Console Applications in .NET CoreSubscribe to this feed

Scott Allen writes "....I worked on a .NET Core console application last week, and here are a few tips I want to pass along. Arguments and Help Text Are Easy The McMaster.Extensions.CommandLineUtils package takes care of parsing command line arguments. You can describe the..."
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OdeToCode | 13 Aug 2018 10:03

Moving APIs to .NET CoreSubscribe to this feed

Scott Allen writes "....I’ve been porting a service from .NET to .NET Core. Part of the work is re-writing the Azure Service Bus code for .NET Core. The original Service Bus API lives in the NuGet package WindowsAzure.ServiceBus, but that package needs the full .NET..."
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Scott Allen

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