Author: Peter

What does Dependency Injection mean by saying it can inject at runtime?

The service type is defined at compile time. This is normally in the form of an interface or a (sometimes abstract) base class. The key point here is Liskovs substitution principle It states that, in a computer program, if S is a subtype of T, then objects of type T may be replaced with objects of type S (i.e., objects… Read more →

Enumerable Debugger

using System; using System.Collections.Generic; using System.Diagnostics; using System.Linq; using System.Text; using System.Threading.Tasks; namespace Bw.Sipp { public static class EnumerableDebugger { public static IEnumerable<T> Dump<T>(this IEnumerable<T> input) { return Dump( input, item => item != null ? Newtonsoft.Json.JsonConvert.SerializeObject(item) : “(null)”); } public static IEnumerable<T> Dump<T>( this IEnumerable<T> input, Func<T, string> toString) { foreach (var item in input) { Debug.WriteLine(toString(item)); yield return… Read more →


I saw a request a while ago asking for advice on some kind diagnostic logging (I can’t recall the details other than the person who asked). Worded another way the question is: how do apply a cross-cutting concern? When we: design our solutions around the ideas of queues, messages, events and streams & services (aka queries & commands) write code… Read more →

Exception capture in .NET Core

app.UseExceptionHandler(options => { options.Run( async context => { var error = context.Features.Get<IExceptionHandlerFeature>(); if (error is object) { Log.Error( “EXCEPTION {method} {url} {query} => {exception}”, context.Request.Method, context.Request.Path.Value, context.Request.QueryString.Value, error.Error); } }); }); Read more →

Debug XmlSerializer

var serializer = new XmlSerializer(typeof(<x>)); serializer.UnknownAttribute += (sender, args) => System.Diagnostics.Debug.Fail($”Unknown attribute { args.Attr.Name }=\'{ args.Attr.Value }\'”); serializer.UnknownNode += (sender, args) => System.Diagnostics.Debug.Fail($”Unknown Node: {args.Name}\t{args.Text}”); serializer.UnknownElement += (sender, args) => System.Diagnostics.Debug.Fail($”Unknown Element: { args.Element.Name }\t{ args.Element.InnerXml}”); serializer.UnreferencedObject += (sender, args) => System.Diagnostics.Debug.Fail($”Unreferenced Object: { args.UnreferencedId }\t{ args.UnreferencedObject.ToString() }”); Read more →