Using Hangfire to Run Background Jobs in IIS

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Imaginet’s latest blog post explains how to use Hangfire to run background jobs in IIS, providing a step-by-step guide to help you streamline your application’s performance. With clear explanations and practical examples, you’ll learn how to use Hangfire to automate time-consuming tasks and improve the overall efficiency of your application. Whether you’re a developer or an IT professional, this guide will help you optimize your workflow and achieve better results. Read on to discover how Hangfire can help you take your application to the next level.

Managing Open-Source Dependencies with JitPack

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Managing dependencies for your Android app has gotten a lot easier with tools such as Gradle, but there is still one big gotcha that it cannot solve: The dependency itself. It is quite normal for a single Android app to have dozens of third-party dependencies, most of which are open-source. There are many benefits to using open-source libraries, but there are some pain points too. For instance, a dependency may contain bugs, lack needed features, or may have been abandoned by the original developer. In this article, I will discuss ways to deal with that, leveraging the powers of Git and the online service called JitPack. JitPack Basics What is … Read more

Guide to Blazor JavaScript Interop

Guide to Blazor JavaScript Interop

Guide to Blazor JavaScript Interop Blazor is an exciting new framework from Microsoft that allows us to create full featured websites using C# instead of JavaScript. Like many web frameworks it provides for data binding and event handling, which binds DOM elements defined in our HTML to data sources and callback methods in our .Net code. Binding uses a declarative approach as opposed to the programmatical approach typically employed when using JavaScript directly. However, there are cases where binding is not enough and it is necessary to directly invoke a JavaScript function from a .NET method, or conversely, have a .NET method invoked from JavaScript. To make this possible Blazor … Read more

5 Lessons Learned With SQL Always Encrypted

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Microsoft introduced Always Encrypted with SQL Server 2016 as an approach to encrypting data at rest and in transit to protect personally identifiable information and financial transactions. Always Encrypted works by encrypting the data on the client side and hiding the encryption keys from the server. Without explicit permission and configuration, even database administrators cannot read the information stored in an encrypted column. This is obviously a significant step forward in security and allows users to confidently store information knowing only they control who can see it, whether it is in the cloud or on-premise.