January 24th, 2015

IT conventions for 2015: What you should look for

If you’re working as a software developer, programmer or anything in between, chances are you’re spending quite a lot of time in front of your computer. While it’s perfectly understandable to do so, given the nature of your work, there are times when you should just put everything on pause and get out a bit, and by “get out a bit” I mean go to a convention on a topic pertaining to your work. There are plenty of gathering, conferences and conventions throughout the year, and attending all of them would be close to impossible, but we’ve put together a list of the ones you should absolutely do not miss in 2015. Check them out!
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November 30th, 2014

N-Layered App with Entity Framework, Autofac, ASP.NET MVC and Unit Testing

In my recent post, I explained how to implement a decoupled, unit-testable, N tier architecture based on Generic Repository Pattern with Entity Framework, IoC Container and Dependency Injection in ASP.NET MVC, then I got feedback against the repository/Unit of Work pattern. On googling, I found some more posts:

Say No to the Repository Pattern in your DAL
Repositories On Top UnitOfWork Are Not a Good Idea
Why Entity Framework renders the Repository pattern obsolete?

Entity Framework already implements a repository pattern. Implementing another layer on top of this is not only redundant, but makes maintenance harder. You might want to mock your Entity Framework context rather than using the repository pattern. This post explains how you can implement N Layered app without repository/unit of work pattern on top of EF.
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October 24th, 2014

Security Whilst using Online Services

We all know that most of the nowadays internet users could be tracked – that is not a secret, and honesty of Edward Snowden has supported that already several times. While some of us hide all their data in a panic and others rejoice that they are not registered in social networks, and far-sighted people are looking for safe ways to communicate with their friends – Big Brother is not sleeping and trying to track us. Continue reading Security Whilst using Online Services

October 12th, 2014

A Simple CRUD with MEAN Stack (MongoDB, ExpressJS, AngularJS, Node.js) + Sails.js on Windows

MEAN stack is a full JavaScript solution that helps you build fast, robust and maintainable production web applications using MongoDB, ExpressJS, AngularJS and Node.js.

Sails.js allows you to build custom, enterprise-grade Node.js apps using the Model-View-Controller pattern to organize your code so it is easier to maintain.

New MEAN Stack = MongoDB+ExpressJS+AngularJS+Node.js+Sails.js = MEANS stack

This article explains how to implement a simple CRUD by integrating AngularJS with Sails REST APIs.
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August 21st, 2014

Generic Repository and Unit of Work Pattern, Entity Framework, Unit Testing, Autofac IoC Container and ASP.NET MVC [Part 4]

This is the summary post of the series. I would recommend you to read following posts first:

1. Implementing Generic Repository and Unit of Work Pattern With Entity Framework

2. Dependency Injection in ASP.NET MVC using Autofac and CRUD operations

3. Creating Unit Tests for the Controllers, the Service Layer and the Repository Layer Using Mock Framework
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