Today, we’re covering how to use a particular feature of .NET 4 to implement lazy loading within a class. What is lazy loading (or more technically, lazy initialization)? MSDN defines it as this: […]
Headlines containing words like “data breach” and “X number of users compromised” have become commonplace in current headlines. There has been a recent spate of high profile breaches, each coming from a different source and affecting a different group of victims. The advice, however, is always the same: change your password. That’s it: if you are a […]
Here at BridgePoint, we have used Jenkins (https://jenkins.io/index.html) with great success both as a tool for continuous integration and for application deployments. […]
It is very easy for a developer to use classes generated by their ORM of choice (such as Entity Framework) as data models in an ASP MVC application. The reasons for doing so are straightforward. If we didn't reuse the classes, we would have to remake them. Creating a second class with essentially properties of the first class seems to defeat the purpose of code re-use. As developers we're trained to the point of rote to not like such patterns. They create extra work and inefficiency.