Date archives "June 2016"

NDepend – the king of code metrics

NDepend is one of these tools, that I have ever wanted to try out, but somehow couldn’t find the right moment to do so. Quite recently, I’ve eventually decided to give it a shot and I can honestly say that I’m very impressed with the outcome.
This tool provides so many statistics and analytics that I’m still wondering what else can be checked in terms of .NET projects complexity, structure, layering, readability and other important things which in the end make a real difference between the great, good, average and poor software.
Since I’m working on an open source project Warden, I’ve decided that it will be my “battlefield”, simply by its very nature – being open source, means anyone can browse and compile your code, therefore you’d rather keep it neat & clean, so that other folks don’t have to swear or yell when they deal with it.

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Daj Się Poznać 2016 finals – I’ve somehow won.

18th of June was a very looooong day for me, starting at 4 AM and finishing about 2 AM over 22 hours later. Hours full of joy, emotions, fun, laugh, knowledge and most importantly meeting in person all of these amazing people from the IT community being spread out throughout the whole Poland. 18th of June was the culmination of the Daj Się Poznać 2016 competition, where all of the participants interested in joining this wonderful event have met in the Microsoft office in the Capital City of Warsaw.

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Storing C# app settings with JSON

JSON format has been a standard used amongst many different framework and languages for quite a few years now. It’s so cool, that even the .NET Core team have decided to include it in its framework which results in e.g. being able to store the application settings within a JSON file, which is much more human readable and less bloated than the old one App or Web.config written using the XML.
In today’s post, I’d like to present how easy it is to create your own JSON configuration reader and move the application settings to such file.

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