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.NET Back to Basics: The StringBuilder Class


Sun, 13 Mar 2016 00:15:00 -0800
String along with me and learn more about using strings in C# with the StringBuilder class. Read More >

Doing Parameter Binding with the ASP.NET Web API


Wed, 09 Mar 2016 00:15:00 -0800
Learn about parameter binding and few basic ways with which it can happen in ASP.NET MVC Web API applications. Read More >

Producer and Consumer for Kafka in .NET: An Exploration


Fri, 04 Mar 2016 00:15:00 -0800
Learn to set up a test Kafka broker on a Windows machine, create a Kafka producer, and create a Kafka consumer using the .NET framework. Read More >

Base64 Encoding from C#


Wed, 02 Mar 2016 00:15:00 -0800
Using the Base64 system isn't as archaic as you might think. Refresh your skills here. Read More >

.NET Design Patterns (The Builder Pattern)


Wed, 24 Feb 2016 00:15:00 -0800
Follow these easy steps to become proficient in using the .NET design patterns, specifically the builder pattern. Read More >

Comparing the Safety of Thread Calls in Visual Basic to Background Worker Calls


Mon, 22 Feb 2016 00:15:00 -0800
Compare unsafe threading calls to backgroundworker calls and learn to make the better choice for your purposes. Read More >

Actors and Messages: The Building Blocks of Akka.NET


Fri, 19 Feb 2016 00:15:00 -0800
Learn to understand actors and messages in an operational manner under Akka.NET. Read More >

Beginning C#: Basic I/O and Variables


Wed, 17 Feb 2016 00:15:00 -0800
This month, learn to put information into your programs and then print it. Read More >

New to Big Data? Start with Kafka


Fri, 12 Feb 2016 00:15:00 -0800
Look at the high level architecture, the components, and terminologies of Kafka, and understand the way it works. Read More >

.NET Back to Basics: The String Class


Wed, 10 Feb 2016 00:15:00 -0800
Take the plunge into the string class and master it. Read More >

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