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Bogus – testdata generator

Photo by Steve Harvey on Unsplash https://www.nuget.org/packages/bogus Creating testdata is not my favourite task. With bogus I can define the rules the data must adhere and generate as much data as I need. The rules are setup with fluent syntax … Continue reading

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EF core: entity cannot be tracked

We use EF core to store a bulk of data with an auto-number primary key. The auto-number is an Identity column in Sql Server. When inserting a large amount of records with related children we encounter this error: System.InvalidOperationException entity … Continue reading

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AutoMoqCore – auto mocking IoC

Photo by Phillip Glickman on Unsplash https://www.nuget.org/packages/AutoMoqCore/ Dependency¬†Inversion¬†is one of the SOLID principles. This can be applied to unittesting as well. With AutoMoqCore I can develop robust unittests that will always compile. Focus on the smallest possible code for your … Continue reading

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Update SEQ with Powershell DSC

We user Powershell Desired State Configuration (DSC) to install everything. A new installation could be done to a clean machine or by removing existing software prior to installing it. Below is part of the script we use. Now we want … Continue reading

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My 2019 developer and power user tools

Below a list of tools I use today. If you’re like me, you check them out and add the ones you like to your own toolbox. Image courtesy of vectorolie / FreeDigitalPhotos.net Productivity DropBox, file share/sync between computers and the … Continue reading

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