Using cancellation tokens on ASP.NET Core MVC actions

Cancellation tokens are really useful when working with async stuff, and this is the simplest way of getting some nice free benefits in ASP.NET applications using them.

April 21, 2018 · 3 min · 599 words · João Antunes

[Video] Moving the blog to Jekyll and hosting on Netlify

Just added a new video, talking about the blog’s move from WordPress (and all that infrastructure I talked about in these series of posts) to a static site, generated using Jekyll and hosted using Netlify. A side note that I forgot to mention in the video: when using Jekyll, we need to set the environment variable JEKYLL_ENV to production, or stuff like Google Analytics and Disqus comments won’t work, as it’s disabled by default unless we’re in production....

January 29, 2018 · 1 min · 99 words · João Antunes

[Video] .NET performance curiosities

I added a new video, just talking about very simple stuff we do all the time that can have some impact on our applications performance, and the just as simple ways we can avoid these situations. The source code for the sample is here at GitHub Cyaz

September 11, 2017 · 1 min · 47 words · João Antunes

[Video] Using Polly to improve .NET applications resilience

I added a new video, this time revisiting the subject of a past post: using the Polly library to handle errors and improve application resiliency. The original post is here and you can check out the source code here on GitHub. Cyaz

July 29, 2017 · 1 min · 42 words · João Antunes

[Video] REST vs GRPC in C# just for fun

I haven’t posted in a while and today I felt like doing something different: a video! I have no clue if this will turn out any good so, check it out and make sure to provide some feedback! You can check out the source code here on GitHub. Thanks for stopping by, cyaz

July 17, 2017 · 1 min · 53 words · João Antunes