Category: General

Marvin.Cache.Headers 3.2.0 Released

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A new release of Marvin.Cache.Headers has just been pushed to NuGet.  This one adds support for accessing the ValidatorValue from the ResourceContext when working with a custom ILastModifiedInjector.  This enables scenarios in which you can potentially set the LastModified data to whatever was stored in that ValidatorValue for the resource you’re working with.  Next to… Read more »

Marvin.StreamExtensions 1.1 Released

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I just pushed a new version of Marvin.StreamExtensions to NuGet.  Version 1.1 contains a few bug fixes, adds additional async & cancellation token support, and adds support for reading & deserializing straight from the response message.  Have a look at milestone 1.1 on GitHub for more details.  Many thanks to Mauro Petrini, Tim VanFossom, Aaron… Read more »

Testing with EF Core Course Published at Pluralsight

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I’m happy to announce that my latest course, Testing with EF Core, is now available over at Pluralsight.  If you’re interested in learning how EF Core can help with unit testing your application, check it out!  Here’s some additional information on what you can expect: In this course, Testing with EF Core, you will learn… Read more »

Techorama 2019 Space Edition (Netherlands) Session Announced

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I’m happy to announce that I’ll again be speaking at Techorama NL (Space Edition) on October 1st, 2019.  This time I’ll deliver a really in-depth session on securing APIs.  Here’s what you can expect: You probably know how to secure your API with access tokens, but did you know you can use reference tokens to… Read more »

Marvin.JsonPatch 2.1.1 Release

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Quick heads-up that a new version of Marvin.JsonPatch is available.  No big changes this time, just made sure the code is fully CLS compliant so it can be used in other .NET languages than C# as well.  This was a feature request, as some companies only allow CLS compliant code.  You can find the new… Read more »

Announcing: Using OpenAPI/Swagger for Testing and Code Generation in ASP.NET Core Course Published at Pluralsight

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Over the weekend my latest course was published.  This one tackles 2 somewhat underused features of OpenAPI: generating code from an OpenAPI specification and learning how it can help with generating API tests.  Here’s what you can expect: Testing an API improves its reliability. Generating client-side code helps with getting started fast when building a… Read more »

Announcing: Documenting an ASP.NET Core API with OpenAPI / Swagger Course Published at Pluralsight

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If you’ve been following my courses at Pluralsight you know I’m mostly focused on APIs and security.  Up until now, I never really touched upon documenting such an API.  Well, today I’m happy to announce that my new course is a deep dive into documenting an ASP.NET Core API with OpenAPI (Swagger) – and it’s… Read more »

Feature Release: Marvin.Cache.Headers 3.1

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I just pushed a new release of Marvin.Cache.Headers to NuGet.  This feature release adds a new extension point (via ILastModifiedInjector) that allows injecting the LastModified date for resources for which you explicitly know that date. By default the middleware assumes the LastModified date is the date at which the request first hits the middleware.  In… Read more »

Join Me at Techorama 2019–Space Edition

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Part of the Techorama 2019 – Space Edition agenda has been released, and I’m on it Techorama is Belgium’s biggest IT conference, with about 1700 expected attendees and over 130 sessions.  I’ll deliver a (completely new!) session on using HttpClient in .NET Core.  Some info: Applications, ranging from ASP.NET Core web apps over mobile Xamarin… Read more »