Here are the things that caught my eye recently in .NET. I’d love to hear what you found most interesting this week. Let me know in the comments or on Twitter. .NET Core and systemd In preview7 a new package was added to the Microsoft.Extensions set of packages that enables integration with systemd. For the Windows focused, systemd allows similar functionality to Windows Services, there is a post on how to do what we discuss here for Windows Services in this post. This work was contributed by Tom Deseyn from Red Hat. In this post we will create a .NET Core app that runs as a systemd service. The integration… Read More »Roundup #52: .NET Core and systemd, System.Threading.Channels, screencastR, Configuration Pitfalls
Sponsor: Do you build complex software systems? See how NServiceBus makes it easier to design, build, and manage software systems that use message queues to achieve loose coupling. Get started for free.
If you’re using ASP.NET Core in AWS under any type of load balanced scenario, either through Elastic Beanstalk or an ALB with and ECS, etc, you will need to share the data protection keys. This is because each instance of your application needs to be using the exact same keys. This isn’t an issue if you are using a single instance as the keys will be stored in memory. If you haven’t yet used the AWS SDK, I highly recommend first checking out my quick start on configuring AWS SDK in ASP.NET Core. AWS Systems Manager Parameter Store One option… Read More »Using AWS Parameter Store for ASP.NET Core Data Protection Keys
Here are the things that caught my eye this week in .NET. I’d love to hear what you found most interesting this week. Let me know in the comments or on Twitter. [C#] Have some fun with .net core startup hooks One feature of .net core 2.2 that didn’t catch my mind immediately is the startup hooks. Put simply, this is a way to register globally a method in an assembly that will be executed whenever a .net core application is started. This unlocks a whole range of scenarios, from injecting a profiler to tweaking a static context in a given environment. Link:… Read More »Roundup #35: Startup Hooks, HttpMaster, 7+M req/sec, Pre-Building Services, DockerComposeFixture