How to Implement the Repository Pattern in ASP.NET MVC Application

The Repository Pattern is one of the most popular patterns to create an enterprise level application. It restricts us to work directly with the data in the application and creates new layers for database operations, business logic, and the application’s UI. If an application does not follow the Repository Pattern, it may have the following problems: Duplicate database […]

async/await – What You Should Know

Introduction Sometimes, we use new technologies while we are not aware of the bottlenecks and weird parts of that technology which eventually might trap us in bad situations like deadlocks which may be really hard to track. What exactly happens in Task-based Asynchronous Pattern (TAP), what are the improvements since .NET 4.0, how may we introduce a deadlock and […]

Dotnet-Boxed Very good asp.net template

.NET project templates with batteries included, providing the minimum amount of code required to get you going faster. https://github.com/Dotnet-Boxed/Templates Technology Map The ASP.NET Core API project template contains the following features: Optional Feature Selection The ASP.NET Core API project template uses dotnet new to enable you to turn features of the project template on or off. Literally everything can be […]

What is the Difference Between a DTO and a POCO?

First off, I’m not the authority on DTOs, POCOs, object oriented architecture, or really anything now that I stop to think about it.  However, I do use a DTO / POCO centric architecture whenever I can and there’s at least one former client of mine who is now saddled with an entity class named DevicePoco (there was already […]

Comparison of databases for UWP apps: SQLite, Realm & LiteDB

Object oriented ap­pli­ca­tions usu­ally needs ob­ject ori­ented stor­age. Re­la­tions are good at map­ping poin­t­ers but many tech­ni­cal lim­i­ta­tions are hid­den un­der doc­u­men­ta­tion crust. It is not easy to choose the right database tech­nol­ogy be­cause pros are writ­ten ev­ery­where and cons are spread across many GitHub is­sues. It is like buy­ing a new car. You know the price, power […]