AWS X-Ray for Distributed Tracing in AWS ECS

AWS X-Ray for Distributed Tracing in AWS ECS

What is AWS X-Ray? X-Ray is AWS's cloud-native service for distributed tracing. It provides real-time visualization of service maps based on traffic flowing through the applications. X-Ray allows for both pushing and pulling of its trace data into X-Ray. This...

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TLS 1.0 & 1.1 Docker Container Support

If your anything like the rest of the DEV teams in the world you know doubt have had some exposure to dealing with TLS 1.2 support for the many dependencies and applications you integrate with. There is a strong likelihood...

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Dependency Management with Dependabot

Dependency Management with Dependabot

Problem No matter what language or package manager, dependency management in most projects suffer from many of the same problems: Evaluating incoming security risks associated with packages in your project never really happens.Latest dependencies are added when a project starts,...

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.NET Core: The configured user limit (128) on the number of inotify instances has been reached.

If your reading this then you no doubt encountered the following error running you .NET Core app: System.IO.IOException: The configured user limit (128) on the number of inotify instances has been reached, or the per-process limit on the number of...

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ASP.NET Core Default Logging Sucks!

ASP.NET Core Default Logging Sucks!

If you have or plan on doing anything constructive with your log output from a default ASP.NET Core Web Application you have probably come quickly to the conclusion that the default logging leaves a lot to be desired! Just take...

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NuGet Cache Clearing

Like any package manager NuGet sometimes requires you to clear your cache of packages. For whatever reason sometimes the cache simply seems to get "corrupted" or at least certain packages do. In the past it has been extremely difficult to...

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Why Upgrade Your .NET Core API from 2.x to 3.1?

With the release of .NET Core 2.1, the .NET Core ecosystem finally had a decently stable and feature-complete release offering LTS support. .NET Standard 2.0 brought with it thousands of new APIs that provided most of the parity the day-to-day...

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ASP.NET Core MVC Custom Model Binding

What is Model Binding? Model Binding in MVC refers to how HTTP Requests are intercepted by ASP.NET Core Middleware and translated to the signatures of MVC Controllers that you define and subsequently to represented model objects on those signatures. Consider...

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Meetup: ASP.NET Core on Serverless Infrastructure

ASP.NET Core (and .NET Core in general) is very exciting with its recent evolution and is only getting better. Its cross platform nature now gives us the ability to deploy on platforms with .NET that were never an option before....

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ASP.NET 5 & VS2015 Property Window ERROR

This particular bug has frustrated me for quite some time with ASP.NET 5 projects in Visual Studio 2015: "An error occurred trying to load the project properties window. Close the window and try again. COM object that has been separated...

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