Video: What’s New in ASP.NET Core 2.2

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April 24, 2019 / No Comment

Who doesn’t like new features?
Michael Stokesbary, senior software architect and trainer at IntelliTect and C# instructor at Eastern Washington University, was excited about the performance enhancements made to ASP.NET Core 2.2. He wrote a blog about the simplified web API authentication and decided to share what he learned in even more detail with the Spokane .Net User Group on […]
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AUTHOR: CATEGORY: .NET Core, Blog

Decoupling – Making Your C# Program More Testable

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April 23, 2019 / No Comment

 How and Why to Implement Decoupling Classes in Your Code

Decoupling is a strategy for writing testable code when dealing with hard-to-test classes and it can be an incredibly powerful tool to help you write clean, effective and bug-free code.
What Is Decoupling?
Decoupling is a coding strategy that involves taking the key parts of your classes’ functionality (specifically […]
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AUTHOR: CATEGORY: Blog, C#

Painless Bug Testing through the Isolation of Variables

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March 9, 2019 / No Comment

Do you know why it’s crucial to catch your broken functionality before sending it to production?
QA resources waste time through long, protracted test efforts that try to hammer all of their bug testing through the UI at the end of (or after) development. One of the main problems with this approach is that it becomes tough to isolate […]
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AUTHOR: CATEGORY: Blog

Docker: Adding PostgreSQL to .Net Core – Part 2

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March 6, 2019 / No Comment

In our last blog, we dug deep into all things Docker and learned how to scaffold our app. In this installment, we’ll break down what you need to know about Postgres and build out our API code.
Add Postgres To .NET Core
So far, we’ve written some basic startup scripts for our Gadget Depot project. You can get the final […]
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AUTHOR: CATEGORY: Blog

Effortlessly Scaffold Your App with Docker – Part 1

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March 5, 2019 / No Comment

Dockerize your next ASP.NET Core, Postgres and Angular app to easily get up and running.
Abstract
In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to use Docker to set up a fresh .NET Core project connected to a PostgreSQL database. As we’ll find, Docker will take care of all the heavy lifting when it comes to installing these packages and coordinating their […]
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AUTHOR: CATEGORY: Blog

Why We Celebrate the Platypus Awards

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February 14, 2019 / No Comment

How does IntelliTect view success?
During a recent employee meeting, our CEO, Mark Michaelis explained how he sees success and that it isn’t some mythical destination. So often, great developers seem impossible to find and are referred to as unicorns because, even in fairytales, there are scarcely any of them. And while it’s important to strive for excellence, focusing on […]
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IntelliTect Today: Communicating Passion to a New Generation of Students

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February 14, 2019 / No Comment

Eastern Washington University has Three New Adjunct Professors
For the past two quarters, three of our IntelliTect team members, Mark Michaelis (CEO), Kevin Bost (senior software engineer) and Michael Stokesbary (senior software architect and trainer), have been teaching the programming language C# (pronounced “C Sharp”) to tomorrow’s engineers in the computer science program at Eastern.
“At least in Spokane, the majority […]
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IntelliTect Helps the Sawla Children

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February 14, 2019 / No Comment

Ghana children’s home achieves self-sufficiency through ongoing support
The fight for global justice isn’t just about giving a handout; it’s about providing a hand up that lifts individuals and whole communities out of their poverty situations. At IntelliTect, we want to do more for communities than give those in need a meal; we want to provide the tools they need […]
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2019 Philanthropy Update

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February 14, 2019 / No Comment

Why We Do What We Do
IntelliTect’s commitment to finding innovative solutions to the world’s most difficult problems extend beyond software development into social justice and anti-poverty work. Last year, IntelliTect provided financial support to several non-governmental organizations (NGOs) working toward ending slavery (click here to learn more), giving legal protection to women suffering extreme gender violence (click here for […]
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Employee Spotlight – Kyle Amonson

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February 14, 2019 / No Comment

Whether you’ve worked with them for years or have never met our featured employee, this column will continue to introduce you to the many faces of IntelliTect. For this issue, we featured a risk taker with a dry sense of humor: Kyle Amonson. 
Kyle is one of IntelliTect’s newer team members, but he’s already had his hand in several projects. […]
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