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The Ultimate Guide to Network Programming in C# 12 & .NET 8

September 6, 2023 · 2

I am thrilled to announce my new adventure into the world of book writing with my upcoming title, “Practical Network Programming Using C#.” A few months ago, I received a request about deep diving into network programming, particularly with C#. I am very passionate about this area of software development, so I agreed, and Packt will publish the book.

The Journey of Self-Discovery: Exploring Your True Self at 50 as a Late Bloomer

February 8, 2023 · 1

Late blooming can refer to a person who has experienced a significant change or transformation in their life later on in their years. This change can come from a newfound passion, career, or even a new sense of self. For many late bloomers, this change can bring about a new sense of purpose and fulfillment and be a time of tremendous personal growth.

Accelerating EF Core with Compiled Queries

February 7, 2023 · 4

One of my passions is data! I love all forms of data and how to work with it. I am a .NET fanatic also and have been a fan of Entity Framework since 2008. It has gotten so good since .NET Core 1.0, and I love to push EF Core to the limit, especially around Web APIs. In this blog post, I want to share my ideas about Compiled Queries in EF Core.