Reblogged of an interesting summary of querying json in SQL Azure Querying Json Recursively in Azure SQL Database.
How to install nuget and VisualStudio Build Tools 2017 into a Docker WIndows container Installing Build Tools for Visual Studio 2017 in a Docker container (could also be usable in a build agent).
An in depth view of how Angular 2+ detect changes in order to refresh UI: Angular Change Detection – How Does It Really Work?
An IFileProvider implementation to access Azure Blob Storage: Azure Blob Storage IFileProvider for ASP.NET Core. Can be used with UseStaticFiles or the less recommanded UseDirectoryBrowser.
High performance understanding for stack traces (Make error logs more productive)
Excellent explanation of ASP.NET Core Filters with detailled schemas.
While we have achieved great performance gains in other areas, .NET still lags behind other platforms in data access benchmarks.
As an example, the TechEmpower Fortunes benchmark shows similar numbers across raw ADO.NET, Dapper and EF Core variations: throughput flatlines or even decreases as concurrent requests increase, which seems to indicate that bottlenecks are preventing efficient hardware utilization.
The performance of accessing databases using .NET should be much more competitive, and we (several people from Microsoft and the .NET developer community) are going to do something about it.