Author Archives: Gaston

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MCT, MCSD, MCDBA, MCSE, MS Specialist

Architecture of a Polyglot Azure Application

Introduction I started working on a C# project that will communicate requests to several different partners, and receive feedback from them. Each partner will receive requests in their own way. This means that sending requests can (currently) be done by … Continue reading

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Areas in ASP.NET Core

Introduction In a default MVC application everything is organized by Controllers and Views. The controller name determines the first part of your URL, and the controller method the second part. By default the view that will be rendered has the … Continue reading

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Automating the creation of NuGet packages with different .NET versions

Introduction I created a couple of straightforward libraries to be used in almost every project. So evidently these libraries are a good candidate for NuGet. This will decouple the libraries from the projects that they are used in. It also … Continue reading

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Implementing the Excel Simulator in F#

Introduction In my previous post we talked about how to structure an Excel workbook to make it easy to perform changes. As a side effect we have now a good idea of what is the data, and what is the … Continue reading

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Structuring your Excel – “the hidden agenda”

Introduction Most developers don’t like Excel as a “development platform”. Many projects are migration projects from an Excel solution to a “real application”. And often this is worth the trouble. But in some cases Excel has a lot of advantages. … Continue reading

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Improving throughput by using queue-based patterns

Introduction In my current project we let the users run simulations. Because of flexibility, the calculations are performed by Excel spreadsheets. There are many different spreadsheets available, for different kinds of simulations. When the calculations rules for one of the … Continue reading

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Knockout, self, this, TypeScript. Are you still following?

Introduction I’m working on an MVC application with simple CRUD operations. I want the following functionality (don’t mind the Flemish (Dutch) titles): Remember, I’m “graphically handicapped”, so I’m afraid that my users will have to do with the standard Bootstrap … Continue reading

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