Category: Tools

Creating mobile apps with Thunkable

The following entry is NOT sponsored. There are many programming-related things, I have tried at least once in my life such as web development, desktop development, cloud computing, functional programming, distributed computing, artificial intelligence, IoT, page styling with CSS (sic!)...

Waiting for dependencies in Docker Compose

Not so long ago, I got a quite interesting problem with my docker-compose file which surprisingly turned out to be quite common. In a nutshell, I had several ASP.NET Core applications (yup…microservices) which tried to connect to RabbitMQ queue during...

REST Client – great VSC extension for HTTP requests

Last Wednesday, together with Piotr Gankiewicz, I started series of technical talks about microservices, called „Distributed .NET Core”. The presentation is mainly focused on live demos, each of which covers a different area of the architecture. Because the application we...

Preparing GitHub repository for open source

Lots of developers do pet projects besides their job. Things are pretty straightforward when you work alone. You code some functionality, then commit the changes and push it to the repository like GitHub, Bitbucket or Gitlab. Simple is that. But...

Working with snippets in Visual Studio Code

Last night I started working on my new tech presentation which is going to consist mostly on live demos. Because of limited time (which is usually about 50 minutes) and few topics to discuss, I decided to use code snippets...

Documenting ASP.NET Core API with Swagger

Writing the documentation is quite similar to unit testing – you know it should exist, but usually, it doesn’t. There are a few reasons for that. First, writing documentation isn’t fun, is it? Who cares about some stupid XML above...