ma•ven (mā'vən)

n.  A person who has special knowledge or experience;
an expert.


n.  An expert developer with great influence.

Steve Smith

Steve Smith is a Microsoft Regional Director, MVP, ASPInsider, and frequent conference speaker. His blog covers a variety of .NET topics with a frequent focus on software development techniques and application performance tips.

Steven Smith | 17 Jan 2019 14:33

2018 Year in ReviewSubscribe to this feed

Steve Smith writes "....Now that 2018’s been over for a few weeks, I’ve had a chance to compile some data from a variety of sources that I thought some people might find interesting, including future me. This post will include details on the traffic for my blog..."
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Steven Smith | 09 Jan 2019 03:57

Load Testing and the Requests per Second CurveSubscribe to this feed

Steve Smith writes "....There are a few basic curves you look for when load testing. They’re pretty much standard, but there’s not a lot of information out there about them, specifically. In this post I’m going to just describe one such curve, and what it..."
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Steven Smith | 04 Jan 2019 14:38

Bulk Delete Old and Big GMail EmailSubscribe to this feed

Steve Smith writes "....My GMail is complaining it’s running out of space. I remember the days when GMail would show an ever-increasing counter of how much more space I had in my inbox, but apparently those days are over. I rarely delete anything in GMail, because..."
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Steven Smith | 02 Jan 2019 13:50

Becoming a Developer Team Force MultiplierSubscribe to this feed

Steve Smith writes "....I have clients who describe me and my team as a “force multiplier” for their development organization. What does this mean, and how can it apply to you? How can you become a force multiplier for your team or company? I talked about this..."
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Steven Smith | 13 Dec 2018 13:56

Support for Value Objects in C#Subscribe to this feed

Steve Smith writes "....As someone who uses many Domain-Driven Design patterns in my .NET code, I’ve long wanted to have built-in immutable value objects in C#. Value objects have a few characteristics: They’re immutable. You can’t change their state...."
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Steven Smith | 11 Dec 2018 19:01

Analyzing 404s with Google AnalyticsSubscribe to this feed

Steve Smith writes "....I’ve been wanting to analyze broken links coming into my site so that I could add 301 redirects if necessary. I figured I could probably use Google Analytics to analyze 404s and broken links on my site. With a bit of research I was able to get..."
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Steven Smith | 01 Dec 2018 13:00

Double Dispatch in C# and DDDSubscribe to this feed

Steve Smith writes "....Double dispatch is a pattern you can use in C# to control how communication flows between two objects. A frequent use of the pattern is to pass “this” to a function on another class, allowing that class to communicate back to or..."
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Steven Smith | 28 Nov 2018 05:17

The JavaScript npm event-stream VulnerabilitySubscribe to this feed

Steve Smith writes "....A few months ago a clever attack was introduced in the event-stream npm package. It’s been explained in detail here, but let me sum it up in TL;DR form here for anybody who hasn’t been paying attention: 1. In September 2018 the attacker..."
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Steven Smith | 15 Nov 2018 18:53

Add Pins and Create Custom Google MapsSubscribe to this feed

Steve Smith writes "....I really like Google Maps. I’ve been a fan since it first came out. Being able to zoom into almost any location on Earth is amazing. And yet, somehow I only recently learned how to create my own maps with my own pins that I can save and share..."
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Steven Smith | 15 Nov 2018 03:23

Clean Architecture with ASPNET CoreSubscribe to this feed

Steve Smith writes "....I’ve been doing workshops showing teams how to properly architect ASP.NET Core applications using Clean Architecture for the last couple of years. The most recent one was a 4-day on site workshop I did a couple of weeks ago. This is just a..."
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