Elixir/Phoenix on Windows

Installation part Recently I attended LatCraft Elixir focused workshop by Boris Goriachev. It's been a while since I've touched Elixir. In addition to that only Windows »

.NET Core: Provisioning Your Dev Environment With Simple Tools

Are you still spending days to provision/install your dev environment from scratch when you need to? You gotta stop it. It is insane. There is »

.NET Core: Watch out, Dude. node_modules Can Break Your Backend Build

Just faced an unexpected problem in my ASP.NET Core project. Here is the deal, I've added CLI tool for Angular2 support exactly to the web »

.NET Core: Azure WebJobs Gotchas

Problem I've just tried to publish a console application written in .NET Core and failed at first. Definitely some things have changed (last time i published »

C# 6 features under the hood

In this blog post I'm going to demystify how C# 6 features work under the hood. I'm going to introduce a feature first and then inspect »

Akka.NET: Leveraging State Machines

The Goal In this post we are going to implement a simple finite-state machine (FSM) using Akka.NET, which ideally suits for this kind of tasks. »

Akka.NET: Restart an Actor programmatically

I've seen a couple of questions on the Internet regarding how to restart an actor programmatically. To my knowledge, there is no way to send some »

Akka.NET: The Terminator Actor

Imagine, if you need to shut down the actor system programmatically, based on some condition, etc. You can do it either from the actor system or »

My Experience with MongoDB University Part 2: When Your Schema is changed

Just a small gotcha when You need to change your collection's schema in MongoDB. Basically, there are three general ways to go: Just keep inserting documents »

My Experience with MongoDB University Part 1: The Beginning

Just signed up for "M101N: MongoDB for .NET Developers" course, offered by MongoDB University and going to share my experience in this series of blog posts. »