General

The Builder Pattern .net core

Builder Pattern is useful for encapsulating and abstracting the creation of objects. It is distinct from the more common Factory Pattern because the Builder Pattern contains methods of customising the creation of an object.

Making API calls with HttpClientFactory in Console applications

Technical Director at Denizon
Gary is Technical Director at Denizon, an independent software vendor specialising in IoT, Field Service and associated managed services,enabling customers to be efficient, productive, secure and scalable in a way which helps them address and reduce their ecological impact.

Denizon's product line successfully integrate IoT, Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain technology to enable efficient, productive, secure and scalable solutions to help organisations address increasing energy demands, ecological impact and Health & Safety concerns of their staff.
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.Net Core console applications are by far the most popular applications most developers will routinely develop in order to implement some kind of automation-based task.… Read More »Making API calls with HttpClientFactory in Console applications

Disruption

Disrupting the Disruptors

One of the side effects of my line of business is that I get to spend a lot of time meeting , talking to, networking with and working with many so-called start-up entrepreneurs. More often than not helping them to overcome an issue which from what appears from the outset as a technological problem but after further analysis actually stems from deeply rooted business problems.

Book Review: Rework

Technical Director at Denizon
Gary is Technical Director at Denizon, an independent software vendor specialising in IoT, Field Service and associated managed services,enabling customers to be efficient, productive, secure and scalable in a way which helps them address and reduce their ecological impact.

Denizon's product line successfully integrate IoT, Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain technology to enable efficient, productive, secure and scalable solutions to help organisations address increasing energy demands, ecological impact and Health & Safety concerns of their staff.
Latest posts by Gary Woodfine (see all)

Why I read this book? I initially read this book a few years ago – my amazon order history states I originally bought this book… Read More »Book Review: Rework

Deploy .net core application to AWS Lightsail

Technical Director at Denizon
Gary is Technical Director at Denizon, an independent software vendor specialising in IoT, Field Service and associated managed services,enabling customers to be efficient, productive, secure and scalable in a way which helps them address and reduce their ecological impact.

Denizon's product line successfully integrate IoT, Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain technology to enable efficient, productive, secure and scalable solutions to help organisations address increasing energy demands, ecological impact and Health & Safety concerns of their staff.
Latest posts by Gary Woodfine (see all)

Amazon Lightsail is a new product from AWS that allows you to create a virtual private server for some cheap price. This is perfect for… Read More »Deploy .net core application to AWS Lightsail

ASP.net Core 2.2 JWT Authentication tutorial

Cookies are stale. These days there are better solutions for user authentication, which solve the headaches cookies cause with mobile and single-page applications.

Check out how to make use of JWT token authentication in .net core.

Book Review: Java by Comparison

Java by Comparison leads you step by step to new insights on good coding practice. Instructive examples compare the do’s and dont’s and make it easy for beginners to get the key points.

Book Review : Adaptive Code

This is one of the most helpful software engineering books I’ve ever read. It is most useful for people who have some real world experience in .NET development.

How to use Factory Method Design Pattern in C#

Factory Pattern creates objects, in this post we will implement the factory design pattern in a C# application. Using the Factory pattern, we develop an abstraction that isolates the logic for determining which type of class to create.

Clean Code

Book Review : Clean Code

There is a minimum expectation that, if you are a software developer, irrespective of programming language or discipline that you have actually read this book, at least more than twice! This book should be compulsory reading for anyone, working with code in any capacity.

What is Clean Code ?

Clean code and the practices are about eliminating or at least attempting to reduce complexity. Although clean code solutions may seem elegant and efficient, they are not always easy and are often the direct result of combating complexity!