Book review: Designing Data-Intensive Applications

I just finished reading Martin Kleppmann’s book ”Designing Data-Intensive Applications”. Reading it cover to cover takes time, a lot of time, but it is definitely worth it. It is not a book for anybody, it is a book for software developers and designers who work with systems that handle a lot of data and have […]

How to debug a Blazor project

Why is debugging Blazor applications different from Angular or React? When you run a JavaScript framework, like Angular or React, the JavaScript code is available on the client-side. This makes it possible to use the built-in developer tools in the browser to inspect and step through the code. When running Blazor applications you execute a […]

Blazor – first impressions

What is Blazor? To quote the official Blazor homepage ”Blazor is a single-page web app framework built on .NET that runs in the browser with WebAssembly.” The natural follow-up question is then ”What is WebAssembly?”. From the official WebAssembly homepage we can read that ”WebAssembly (abbreviated Wasm) is a binary instruction format for a stack-based […]

How to design a REST API with C# in ASP.NET Core 2

What is REST? REST is short for Representational State Transfer,  and is way to design web services. So called RESTful web services. Usually the RESTful service is accessible via a URI and HTTP operations such as  GET, POST, PUT, and DELETE are used to get or modify the data that is often stored in a […]