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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 | 02 Aug 2022 00:00

Solved: Unsupported audio format set the audio output to pulse code modulation PCMSubscribe to this feed

Steve Smith writes "....Solved! My dell monitor had started showing an annoying error every 30 seconds or so saying 'Unsupported audio format. Set the audio output…..."
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Steven Smith | 22 Jun 2022 00:00

Working Effectively with GitHub IssuesSubscribe to this feed

Steve Smith writes "....GitHub Issues offer a simpler approach to work item management than many other systems like Jira or Azure DevOps. Despite being lightweight…..."
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Steven Smith | 07 Jun 2022 00:00

Quickly Trimming Video FilesSubscribe to this feed

Steve Smith writes "....I do a fair bit of video editing as part of producing content for Pluralsight, clients, and YouTube. Recently I took on the task of editing…..."
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Steven Smith | 01 Jun 2022 00:00

Managing Up and Getting AheadSubscribe to this feed

Steve Smith writes "....If you're an employee, you probably have a boss, manager, supervisor, or similarly titled person to whom you report. Normally, you figure it…..."
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Steven Smith | 18 May 2022 00:00

Domain Modeling - EncapsulationSubscribe to this feed

Steve Smith writes "....Domain models should encapsulate logic operations so that there is only one way to perform a given logical operation. That means avoiding…..."
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Steven Smith | 11 May 2022 00:00

Domain Modeling - Anemic ModelsSubscribe to this feed

Steve Smith writes "....When building a domain model, proper object-oriented design and encapsulation should be applied as much as possible. Some teams choose to…..."
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Steven Smith | 04 May 2022 00:00

Commands, Events, Versions, and OwnersSubscribe to this feed

Steve Smith writes "....Commands and events are two common types of messages used in distributed application architectures, including microservice designs…..."
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Steven Smith | 20 Apr 2022 00:00

Aggregate Responsibility DesignSubscribe to this feed

Steve Smith writes "....The Aggregate Pattern comes from Domain-Driven Design and provides a way to encapsulate business logic among several related objects. The…..."
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Steven Smith | 05 Apr 2022 00:00

Learning by Consumption and CreationSubscribe to this feed

Steve Smith writes "....Preamble After a conversation on our devBetter Discord server, I published a short twitter thread about learning. It resonated a bit and as…..."
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Steven Smith | 08 Mar 2022 00:00

Deploy More OftenSubscribe to this feed

Steve Smith writes "....If you're not already practicing continuous deployment, odds are your team and company would benefit from more frequent deployments. Let's…..."
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