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Microsoft / .NET

Understanding Constructor Injection

From Dependency Injection, Principles, Practices, and Patterns by Steven van Deursen and Mark Seemann

This article delves into the Constructor Injection DI pattern—what it is and how, when, and why to use it.

Tracking an Evolving Language

Six Questions for Jon Skeet, author of C# In Depth, 4th Edition

Jon Skeet (@jonskeet) is a senior software engineer at Google, London and a recognized authority on Java and C#. He is the top contributor to Stack Overflow.

Abuse of Abstract Factories

From Dependency Injection Principles, Practices, and Patterns 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.

Pestering your Script

From Learn PowerShell Scripting in a Month of Lunches by Don Jones and Jeffery Hicks

In this article, we’ll talk about automated unit testing for PowerShell scripts.

How Can you Get True Redundancy with an Azure Web Application?

From Learn Azure in a Month of Lunches by Iain Foulds.
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Understanding the Composition Root

From Dependency Injection Principles, Practices, and Patterns by Steven van Deursen and Mark Seemann

This article describes where and how programmers should compose an application’s object graphs and the concept of the Composition Root.

Concise Code with Local Methods in C#

From C# in Depth, Fourth Edition by Jon Skeet

This article, taken from chapter 14 of C# in Depth, Fourth Edition, delves into using local methods in C#.

Introducing SQL


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From SQL in Motion
By Ben Brumm

Achieving True Redundancy with an Azure Web Application.

From Learn Azure in a Month of Lunches

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Azure Web Apps: the first steps

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.

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