I have a personal expense tracking app that for the last few months I’d been working to migrate away from MVC towards more modern client apps whilst reusing the backend code and logic.
Not long ago we completed the migration of all our services to .NET Core. Of note was a mission critical full .NET framework legacy Windows Service and in this post I would like to share how we completed that migration.
There are many posts and articles that expound the virtues of paying back the tech debt and philosophise at great lengths about the various design patterns that can improve the design of the code. In this post I’d like to tackle the more pragmatic and real life aspects around tech debt from my perspective.
Pair programming in pre-COVID 19 used to be somewhat easier because we were all in the same office space. COVID-19 changed all that…
A few weeks ago I came across this Mars Rover programming challenge/kata and being a bit of a space buff, I thought I will take a crack at it.
In this post I will share some of the TDD heuristics that I have found useful on when you should use mocking to verify interactions and when should you resort to state verification.
Recently a planned AWS Aurora database failover/master reboot caused database connection failures in one of our services which caused me to delve deeper into how MySql driver manages connections under the hood.
I recently migrated my ASP.NET Core 2.2 app to ASP.NET Core 3.1 so I thought I will document some experiences and learnings from this exercise. The ASP.NET Core 2.2 app … Continue reading Migrating ASP.NET Core 2.2 App to ASP.NET Core 3.1 on Azure App Services
“I’ve already written code once, now why I do need to repeat the same thing in text?”
Tracer Bullet Testing or Synthetic Transactions or Synthetic Monitoring is a way of testing your service/app in production where its supposed to run but without affecting users/clients/external systems.