At work, we made the switch from a local mail server that was accessed over POP3 and IMAP to Office365 Outlook which we access through their RESTful API. To learn more about how this works, I tried to duplicate this process so I can access my personal Outlook emails via a console application.
For a client, I’m working on a portal for their customers. This portal needs to be branded according to the logged-on client. If Microsoft does business with my client and can log into the portal, then the Microsoft logo should appear and all highlight colours should be red, green, blue and yellow.
At work, a number of angular web pages were sending an increasing number of requests to the back-end. Apparently, if I reuse components that don’t properly dispose of their observable subscriptions, they keep sending and processing multiple requests.
I like Have I Been Pwned. I love the simplicity. Unfortunately, it lacks support for Gmail plus notation.
A trend I see in code that gets written by friends and coworkers is that every class needs to be injected. They all look so surprised when I tell them that they don’t have to do that with every class they need. Then they always follow up with: then why do we need a dependency injection (DI) framework?
After I read the MSDN article about structuring an MVC app in feature folders, I wanted to create my own Nuget package or dotnet template to easily achieve this.
Seems like I’m talking a lot about 1Password (and password managers in general) these past few weeks. Well, it’s because I think they are awesome and an invaluable tool if you want to secure yourself on the internet these days. In this article, I’m going to explain why you should use two factor authentication (2FA) and how you can set it up with 1Password, so you only need to do it once.