Talk: Consuming HTTP and JSON APIs in C# at Centriq

Last night I gave a talk on consuming HTTP and JSON APIs in C# to the alumni of Centriq’s application developer program.

I had a good time. These graduates are sharp and excited to learn new things that will help them at their jobs.

I’m grateful for the opportunity and thankful that so many folks came up after to tell me they learned a lot.

Here’s the talk page with all the slides, links, and sample code.

Consuming HTTP and JSON APIs in C#

Friday Links 0.0.8 - Unmaintainable Technical Debt

This is based on an email I send my .NET team at work

Happy Friday,

We’ve all worked in codebases (and probably created some) that are less than perfect. Sometimes we build things in a hurry, swearing that we’ll “circle back to this next sprint”. That of course, almost never happens.

Or maybe through ignorance of the underlying framework we set up an architecture that forces us to fight the framework or maintain thousands of lines of code duplicating features that were already included.

Sometimes we wonder if people do it on purpose…

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