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Book Review: Software Architecture by Example

Design system solutions using modern architectural patterns and practices. This book discusses methods to keep a system responsive, even when it is being constantly updated, extending a system’s functionality without changing the core code, methods of maintaining data history, and designing a distributed transactional system.

dotnet

What is this Directory.Build.props file all about?

With introduction of MsBuild we can now manage all these property settings and more in a single file that we can place in the Root of our solution directory along our solution file and it will be applied to all projects defined in the solution automatically.

Book Review: Dependency Injection

presents core DI patterns in plain C#, so you’ll fully understand how DI works, covers integration with standard Microsoft technologies like ASP.NET MVC, and teaches you to use DI frameworks like Structure Map, Castle Windsor, and Unity.

dotnet core

How to use the Strategy Pattern in C#

The strategy design pattern splits the behavior (there are many behaviors) of a class from the class itself. This has some advantages, but the main draw back is that a client must understand how the Strategies differ.

Principles of web api design

Book Review: Principles of Web API Design

does a great job addressing and providing the relevant information needed to deliver effective web API’s. Spoiler alert, that audience is not exclusively software developers. The information in this book will be of immense value to a number of roles in a project. Business Analyst, Product Owners, Project Managers, Quality Assurance etc.

Calling Bullsh*t The Art of Scepticism in a Data-Driven World

Book Review: Calling Bullsh*t

Bullshit isn’t what it used to be. Now, two science professors give us the tools to dismantle misinformation and think clearly in a world of fake news and bad data.

Censorships in freemarkets

Thoughts and opinions on Censorship, free markets, disinformation and misinformation on the internet and whether it is right for the free markets to action to mitigate the effects.

Life after the state

Book Review: Life after the state

Thought-provoking and original, anyone concerned how big and bloated government has become must read this book. Dominic Frisby asks the kind of questions that those in Westminster need to start asking.

Blockchain Cryptography

How Blockchain uses Cryptography

Blockchains make use of two types of cryptographic algorithms, asymmetric-key algorithms, and hash functions. Hash functions are used to provide the functionality of a single view of blockchain.

In this post we explore the fundamentals of Cryptography in blockchain

Ledger nano x

Product Review: Ledger nano X

Intuitive crypto wallet – perfect for beginners and veterans alike. Features a secure certified chip (CC EAL5+) designed to withstand sophisticated attacks, and to protect your valuable assets. Buy, sell, exchange and grow your crypto through our proprietary app: Ledger Live. All-in-one place.

Bitcoin the future of money

Book Review: Bitcoin The future of money

Dominic Frisby tells the amazing story of Bitcoin. He provides a theory to solving the mystery surrounding the identity of Bitcoin’s secretive creator. He shows how Bitcoin is going to change the world. And, perhaps most of all, he does something nobody else has hitherto been able to do: he explains in layman’s language how the thing works.

Daylight Robbery

Book Review: Daylight Robbery

Dominic Frisby traces the origins of taxation, from its roots in the ancient world, through to today. He explores the role of tax in the formation of our global religions, the part tax played in wars and revolutions throughout the ages, why, at one stage, we paid tax for daylight or for growing a beard. Ranging from the despotic to the absurd, the tax laws of the past reveal so much about how we got to where we are today and what we can do to build a system fit for the future.