I needed to crank out a little back-office Windows WinForms project the other day. It needed pop-up notifications to keep the user informed during a long running process, as well as to show the status of various app operations. The GIF below shows the result of a little toast library I wrote to solve the …
Dapper provides the basis for a great database access toolkit. Wrapping its primitives in a small, general-purpose repository enables concise, clear code. The repository interface presented here is highly-opinionated–your mileage may vary.
Dapper is a superb alternative to Entity Framework. With just a little extra elbow grease, it provides a performant (and vastly more transparent) way to do your application IO. This article looks at using Dapper with .NET’s dependency injection.
This article shows how to use the “Microsoft.Extensions.Configuration” Nuget package to use an “appsettings.json” file with a C# 10 console application.