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. »

Calling a web service by using a client certificate in IIS

To call a web service by using a client certificate, You need two things: Install a certificate Configure a behavior of Your endpoint (I prefer finding »

Substitute 'ifs' With Message Passing

I've just watched yet another stellar talk by Sandi Metz, called Nothing is Something (RailsConf 2015). In the talk Sandi was presenting how to substitute if »

Implementing a Strong Code Review Culture

The Goal Just finished up watching this Implementing a strong code review Culture session by Derek Prior. The topic resonates with me. That's why I want »

CKEditor and ASP.NET Bundling

I was kind of surprised that CKEditor does not work with ASP.NET bundling in optimization mode. Faced some path related glitches. Turned out there is »

KendoUI and ASP.NET Bundling

Just spent a lot of my time trying to intersect Kendo UI and ASP.NET Bundler. The crack of them problem is that kendo scripts are »