In part 4, I detailed the way I went about creating application services for my expense tracking application. In this final post, I will talk about the ASP.NET Core MVC application that I built with HTML5/Razor front end views on top of the application services. Remember the application services consumption model sketch from the last […]

Application services can be loosely compared with the business logic layer of the yesteryear with one key difference, application services don’t actually contain any business logic neither they enforce any business logic.

In this post, I will be going over the domain modeling in a bit more detail in terms of its design and show my thought process and the decisions I made and why I made them.

If you are not sure who this API is going to benefit and how, chances are You Ain’t Gonna Need It

Its often assumed that legacy code should not be refactored because no one knows what worms are hidden in that can and what kind of monstrous bugs will be unleashed upon the users if that code is refactored. In some cases, it does seem to hold however, done in smaller chunks to the code that […]

While working on a legacy application at work 2 days ago, I came across the following method that I wrote in 2011 and blogged about the problem I was trying to solve with it. Have a look at it and without reading the comment, see if you understand what the code does: Right away, the […]

While working on one of the change requests for one of our web products, I came across a very peculiar issue with importing Excel data into the system. The usual way of uploading data from Excel spreadsheets is that you browse to the folder where the Excel file is located, select it then click some […]