From Dependency Injection in .NET, Second Edition by Steven van Deursen
This article discusses why Abstract Factories shouldn’t be used to create stateful Dependencies with a short lifestyle and why it’s generally better not to use Abstract Factories to select Dependencies based on runtime data.
From Learn Azure in a Month of Lunches by Iain Foulds
This article, adapted from chapter three of Learn Azure in a Month of Lunches, takes a look at an Azure Web App in action. This requires a couple of parts. First, we create the basic Web App and see the default site in our browser. Then we use a sample web page from GitHub and push that to Azure.
From Learn PowerShell Scripting in a Month of Lunches by Don Jones and Jeffery Hicks
This article is about learning to draw the line between two equally important kinds of script – tools and controllers. Specific techniques are suitable for tools, and different ones are suitable for controllers. Each set of techniques is designed to reduce your workload, debugging, maintenance, and increase readability and reusability. Knowing which kind of script that you’re writing helps direct you to the right set of techniques, and this is the key to being a successful scripter and toolmaker!
From Dependency Injection in .NET, Second Edition by Steven van Deursen and Mark Seemann
What purpose does DI serve? DI isn’t a goal in and of itself, rather a means to an end. Ultimately, the purpose of most programming techniques is to deliver working software as efficiently as possible. One aspect of that is to write maintainable code. This article, adapted from chapter 1 of Dependency Injection in .NET, Second Edition, discusses what DI is (and is not).