Author Archives: Obi Oberoi

About Obi Oberoi

I am a Technology Aficionado who has passion for learning, speaking, reading, helping and hanging out with virtuosos!

Generate SSH Key to Connect to GitHub

If you are not sure you have an SSH key already installed on your machine, you can do a quick check by issuing the following command. I am using GitBash to do so: $ ls  -al ~/.ssh If you don’t … Continue reading

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How to get XML data from Web API

If you’ve come this far, I can only presume that you are well versed with RESTful Services. In any case, if you are new to REST, here’s the definition. Definition: Representational state transfer (REST) is a software architectural style that … Continue reading

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EF Core 5.0 is round the corner

EF Core 5.0 is in flux and is slated to be released along with .NET 5.0. One thing to note is that EF Core 5.0 will not run on .NET Framework, unlike its predecessors. I personally think, this is good … Continue reading

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How to add multiple rows to a table at once

Let’s face it, most of the apps in the galaxy we live in are data bound. I don’t write apps that use sockets and presumably most of you don’t either, correct? Now, in our day to day lives, we generally … Continue reading

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How to Extend Session in ASP.NET

If you are building a web app using “Forms” as a mode of authentication, there’s really not much to it when it comes to extending a session automatically. What I am suggesting is that your web session will extend on … Continue reading

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What is Blazor and Why should you Use it!

Introduction: According to Microsoft Docs, Blazor is a framework for building client-side web UI with .NET. It’s a feature of ASP.NET, the popular web development framework that extends the .NET developer platform with tools and libraries for building web apps. … Continue reading

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How to Call a UDF using ADO.NET

Let’s face it, most of us typically work with Stored Procedures with modest complexity using JOINS and such. Some of us embed Common Table Expressions (CTE) in the stored procs. If you are already using Entity Framework 2.2, you would … Continue reading

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How to Enable .NET Core 3.0 Preview in VS2019

If you are in the process of creating a Blazor app in Visual Studio 2019 that you installed right after its launch (around April 2019 timeframe), chances are you’ll find the checkbox titled “Use previews of the .NET Core SDK” … Continue reading

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Migrate SQL data to Azure Cosmos DB

Azure Cosmos DB Azure Cosmos DB is a planet scale, JSON based schema free, No SQL database with multi-API support. Microsoft defines it as a globally distributed, multi-model database service that supports document, key-value, wide-column and graph databases. In this … Continue reading

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Entity Framework Core 3.0 Preview 4

Diego Vega, the Program Manager of the Entity Framework team recently announced on his blog some of the breaking changes in ASP.NET Core 3.0 Preview 4. Some of these changes include the following: LINQ queries are no longer evaluated on … Continue reading

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