Recap of Microsoft MVP Global Summit

A Recap from Microsoft’s Most Valuable Professional (MVP) Global Summit

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The Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) program is, according to Microsoft, given to “technology experts who passionately share their knowledge with the community”. It is a distinction that Microsoft awards to non-Microsoft employees who help other members of the development communities, either by answering (correctly!) to questions in forums, writing blog posts, presenting at events, making sample code available, among others. …

Entity Framework Core and NHibernate: Understand the Similarities and Differences

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Introduction A long time before Entity Framework (EF) Core was around – or any other Entity Framework for that matter – we already had NHibernate. In this article, I’m going to talk a bit about EF and NHibernate, what approaches and differentiates them. History NHibernate is a port of Hibernate from Java, one of the oldest and most respected Object-Relational …

visual studio vs rider

Visual Studio versus Rider

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In the beginning there was Visual Studio. For many years, it was essentially the only tool that offered a comprehensive IDE with useful functionality that could be used for enterprise-level .NET development. Other tools existed, of course, but they were generally no match for Visual Studio. In recent years, this landscape has somewhat changed: we now have Visual Studio Code, MonoDevelop, …