Using SRTP-Active Patterns in F#

Country codes mapping JSON

A few days ago, we embarked on the process of tidying up a particularly complex piece of code. It involved moving typical frontend code to the backend, as it was becoming too cumbersome and we felt more secure writing it in F# in the backend. (more on that in another blog post) After much of it was rewritten, we ran into a pattern matching construct that threatened to contain a lot of code duplication. To increase readability, we wanted to use an Active Pattern. The problem was that the...

Migrating NServiceBus from v5 to v6 – Injecting IMessageSession when using NServiceBus.Host


I’m on the way to migrating from NServiceBus v5 to v6, and currently using NServiceBus.Host. As changing everything at the same time would be too much risk, I decided to keep using NServiceBus.Host until the migration to v6 is completed. This post is only relevant if you’re using NServiceBus.Host to host your endpoint. NServiceBus.Host for v6 does not register the NServiceBus interfaces (e.g. IMessageSession) on the dependency injection container anymore. During startup of the...

Real World builds in .NET


How do you build your Visual Studio solution, verify your coding guidelines and execute tests? What steps do you take when adding a new project to your Visual Studio solution? Living in the past Let me summarize my past experience. I have tried several different approaches, all of them involved build scripts, and Visual Studio Project Templates or manual editing of *.csproj files. I don’t like any of the approaches. Why? I will show you some drawbacks of this kind of build definitions. Build...

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