marcosikkens.nl

marcosikkens.nl

Living. Dreaming. Coding

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Hi,

I’m a developer, nerd, tech freak and a family man. I also share some of my knowledge through blogs and public speaking. I’ve been writing code for more then 10 year professionally and have a wide range of interests. I also like learning and trying new things. You can find me at LinkedIn and at Twitter

Specifying designer datacontext elements in XAML
I was working with some really fancy WPF code and using a style element. After finishing it i looked for my Resharper sidebar to figure out if it had some warnings  or suggestions in it. The properties I was binding to weren’t found in the datacontext so Resharper was giving …
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Simulating touch on windows 10 for a WPF application
Before UWP apps and XAML we had Silverlight and WPF. WPF applications were intended to replace the old Winforms applications. With .Net core 3 supporting WPF it has extended it’s lifespan once more. For a customer I had a WPF application that was mainly operated using a touch screen so …
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Injecting config settings in .NET Core MVC Views
After playing around with MVC on .net core a little i realized I needed to have some maps functionality using static bing maps on my site. So after getting a key and reading through some documentation I found out that i needed to set the license key in the map …
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Dell Precision 7510 NVMe SSD upgrade
As a company laptop I recently got a Dell Precision 7510 laptop with 32GB Ram and a 512Gb ssd disk. However the problem was that the diskspace was to small to store multiple VMWare’s which I have to use at the customer. So I needed to find out if an …
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Constructing objects using Builders
On a recent project all our domain objects are all Immutable. The reason for that is that it makes multithreading easier. Immutable means that an object properties cannot be changed once it is constructed. The problem Suppose we have the following object: Public class User { public int Id {get;} …
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My favorite .net podcasts
This will be my first post in a while, so bear with me on this one. Recently i found I needed a fun and easy way to keep my knowledge level up to date. I don’t want to know everything about a new subject but just enough so that if …
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