Greetings, Programs

Welcome to my blog.

This website is an attempt to write ideas down so I can refer to them later. If someone else finds these ideas useful, then I am glad.

Matthew Edgar

Latest Posts

  • Using ASP.NET Core Health Checks

    After using a custom health check solution I was curious to see what the new HealthChecks library from Microsoft can offer.

  • Costs of Unit Testing

    Some people question whether unit testing is worth the cost. Others use the cost of unit testing as an excuse to not write the tests.

  • Changing Default Time-outs for ASP.NET Core

    Sometimes you may need to change the default time-outs. I often have to search numerous articles to find the answers. I hope in the future I’ll know to come here for all the details.

  • The Theory of Agile Refactoring

    I feel refactoring my code is one of the best ways to maintain a well-designed, readable codebase. I also think helps the most when you perform the refactorings while you are developing your code, not after.

  • Avoiding Null Obsession with Maybe in C#

    In the previous blog post I wrote about using a Result class. In this post I want to explore a companion called Maybe.