George Kosmidis

Microsoft MVP | Speaks of Azure, AI & .NET | Founder of Munich .NET
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Migrating to .NET 5 – A few clicks away!

Migrating to .NET 5 – A few clicks away!

Before you actually start reading this article, I have to be honest with you: Unless your app is a Blazor app, you don’t need to read this; all you need is to download .NET 5, change the target framework in your project properties and that’s it…! Then again, if you need the download links or want to check the process I followed, feel free!

Published 3 years and 5 months ago
Things you should know about .NET 5

Things you should know about .NET 5

I know many of you are waiting for an LTS to jump in and upgrade your systems, but I think this time things are a bit different! First of all, the next LTS will be .NET 6 which is planned for November 2021, and secondly .NET 5 is already published two months ago as RC1. Actually, two release candidates of .NET 5 were published and tested by many before the actual release:

Published 4 years ago
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Early vs Late Binding, reflection, and type dynamic in C#

Early vs Late Binding, reflection, and type dynamic in C#

Most script languages use late binding and most compiled languages use early binding; C#, although a compiled language and thus an early binding one, has reflection for late binding. In this post we will explore early & late binding in C# with theory and samples.

Modified 2 years and 6 months ago
Azure Architecture Icons - SVGs, PNGs and draw.io libraries
An error occurred while starting the application, Process Failure and many more

An error occurred while starting the application, Process Failure and many more

It comes in many colors and flavors, it is usually a headache because there are multiple reasons why you can get this, it usually includes no (or minimal) information in Application log, and if you are unlucky enough to have two problems that cause this, it is a guaranteed bad day.

Published 4 years ago
A Hello World with Microsoft’s Machine Learning framework, ML.NET

A Hello World with Microsoft’s Machine Learning framework, ML.NET

Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and all relevant keywords have been leading the headlines lately and for good reason. This new field has already transformed industries across the globe, and companies are racing to understand how to integrate this emerging technology: If we had an AI ready to give answers, what would we ask? And if we can think of a question, is it valid for an AI?

Published 4 years ago
Using MariaDB in an ASP.NET Core API with Entity Framework Core

Using MariaDB in an ASP.NET Core API with Entity Framework Core

MariaDB Server is one of the most popular open source relational databases. It’s made by the original developers of MySQL and guaranteed to stay open source. It is part of most cloud offerings and the default in most Linux distributions.

In this post, we will see how to use MariaDB as storage for an ASP.NET API and do simple CRUD operations with Entity Framework Core.

Published 4 years ago
Code Snippet: How to upload an image with FTPS in ASP.NET Core

Code Snippet: How to upload an image with FTPS in ASP.NET Core

This post is contains sample on how to upload an image with FTPS in ASP.NET Core. It also contains a cheat sheet of all the properties and methods of an instance of an FtpWebRequest object, mostly as a quick reference guide.

Published 4 years ago