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How to avoid GC pressure in C# and .NET

Take advantage of these best practices to avoid memory pressure and improve performance when working in .NET or .NET Core applications.

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Microsoft inches closer to unified Windows SDK

The latest preview bits of Microsoft’s Project Reunion for building Windows 10 desktop applications are ready for testing and even for production.

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How to use target typing and covariant returns in C# 9

Learn two of the most important features in C# 9.0 to make your code more concise, readable, flexible, and efficient.

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How to use top-level programs in C# 9

Take advantage of the new top-level statements in C# 9.0 to eliminate boilerplate code and make your programs more readable, maintainable, and efficient.

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How to use pattern matching in C#

Take advantage of the new relational and logical patterns in C# 9.0 to make your code more readable, maintainable, and efficient.

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How to work with read-only collections in C#

Take advantage of read-only generic interfaces such as IReadOnlyList, IReadOnlyDictionary, and IReadOnlyCollection to prevent modifications to collections in your .NET Core applications.

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How to work with static anonymous functions in C# 9

Take advantage of static anonymous methods in C# 9 to improve the performance of your .NET applications.

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How to use LazyCache in ASP.NET Core MVC 5

Take advantage of LazyCache to improve the performance and scalability of your ASP.NET 5 Core applications in heavy load scenarios.

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How to work with record types in C# 9

Take advantage of record types in C# 9 to build immutable types and thread-safe objects.

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How to use implicit and explicit operators in C#

Take advantage of implicit and explicit operators to convert between user-defined types and improve the readability of your code.

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How to create PDF documents in ASP.NET Core 5

Take advantage of the DinkToPdf and wkhtmltopdf libraries to generate PDF documents from HTML templates in ASP.NET Core 5.

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.NET nanoFramework taps C# for embedded systems

Follow-up to .NET Micro Framework brings IoT, wearables, and robotics development to .NET developers and Visual Studio.

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Dependency injection best practices for ASP.NET Core MVC 5

Learn how to use constructor injection, property injection, method injection, and the service locator pattern in ASP.NET Core MVC 5, along with their caveats.

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How to use security headers in ASP.NET Core MVC 5

Take advantage of security headers in ASP.NET Core MVC 5 to protect your website against cross-site scripting, code injection, clickjacking, and other attacks.

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Microsoft .NET JSON serializer could get faster startup

Improved throughput and reduced application size are also on the drawing board for the System.Text.Json serializer.

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Singleton vs. static classes in C#

Understand the differences between a singleton class and a static class and when to use which in your applications.

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How to handle unknown actions in ASP.NET Core MVC 5

Handle unknown actions elegantly in ASP.NET 5 by creating routes that dynamically map to the views in your application.

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How to overload action methods in ASP.NET Core MVC 5

Overloading action methods that use identical HTTP verbs is tricky in ASP.NET Core 5, but there are a number of ways to do it. Let’s explore them.

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