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Saying hello to Actor Models in .NET

In this post I'm going to lay the ground work for some work I have coming on distributed systems and some of the really cool things I've been doing for the last while with different actor model systems, I've been…

This is a bit about Timezones with NodaTime as a C# developer

It's every developers horror story. TIMEZONES!!! It's something that should work really well but never does. In this post I'm going to spend some time exploring Nodatime and it's timezone class and how it works. It does a really good…

Create PFX Certificate on Windows

A while back I had a post where I talked about setting up .net core in docker using SSL and a HTTPS port you can read that here To make a .net core project work on a HTTPS port you…

A Story of .Net Core and Docker with HTTPS

So this one stumped me a bit. I have my app in a built in .net core running in a docker container and was trying to get the reverse proxy to talk to the container over HTTPS. So in this…

Using Noda Time in .NET

Noda Time is a Date / Time API for .net. It is more precise on the data and it can make it easier to work with date / times. It also has some extra functionality and is easier to use than the…

GIT for Version Control - The 30 second Explainer

GIT for version control. It's not as confusing or as crazy as it seems. We just pretend it is that way we get paid more. This post is just a way to break explain the different terms but also to…