Category Archives: Technical

What It Means to Be a Software Architect — and Why It Matters

For the past year I have worked as a Senior Solutions Architect for a large multinational company in the construction sector. While in the past I functioned as a hybrid developer-architect, designing and building enterprise-scale systems and mission-critical line-of-business applications, … Continue reading

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Use EF Core with AWS Lambda Functions

This is Part 3 in a 3 part series: Add .NET Core DI and Config Goodness to AWS Lambda Functions IDesignTimeDbContextFactory and Dependency Injection: A Love Story Use EF Core with AWS Lambda Functions (this post) In a previous post … Continue reading

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IDesignTimeDbContextFactory and Dependency Injection: A Love Story

This is Part 2 in a 3 part series: Add .NET Core DI and Config Goodness to AWS Lambda Functions IDesignTimeDbContextFactory and Dependency Injection: A Love Story (this post) Use EF Core with AWS Lambda Functions Whenever I set out … Continue reading

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Add .NET Core DI and Config Goodness to AWS Lambda Functions

This is Part 1 in a 3 part series: Add .NET Core DI and Config Goodness to AWS Lambda Functions (this post) IDesignTimeDbContextFactory and Dependency Injection: A Love Story Use EF Core with AWS Lambda Functions When Amazon introduced AWS … Continue reading

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Customize EF Core Scaffolding with Handlebars Templates

With the release of Entity Framework Core 2.1 we finally have a version of EF Core that is ready for prime time.  EF Core is a complete re-write of its predecessor Entity Framework 6, which has been married to the … Continue reading

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It’s here! Trackable Entities for EF Core!

The idea behind my open source Trackable Entities project is quite simple: track changes to an object graph as you update, add and remove items, then send those changes to a back end service where they can be saved in … Continue reading

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React to JavaScript object updates with observable-entities-js

I just published my first TypeScript library — observable-entities.  It contains base classes that notify observers when properties are updated and when objects are added or removed from collections. The code for observable-entitites-js can be found here: https://github.com/TrackableEntities/observable-entities-js. Node sample app that uses observable-entities … Continue reading

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