DotNetCore Category

March 22, 2019

Getting Started with .NET Core and Docker and the Microsoft Container Registry

It’s super easy to get started with .NET Core and/or ASP.NET Core with Docker. If you have Docker installed you don’t need to install anything to try out .NET Core, of course. To run a little .NET Core console app:docker run –rm mcr.microsoft.com/dotn…

March 7, 2019

How to parse string dates with a two digit year and split on the right century in C#

So you’ve been asked to parse some dates, except the years are two digit years. For example, dates like “12 Jun 30” are ambiguous…or are they? If “12 Jun 30” is intended to express a birthday, given it’s 2019 as the of writing of this post, we can as…

March 6, 2019

Converting an Excel Worksheet into a JSON document with C# and .NET Core and ExcelDataReader

I’ve been working on a little idea where I’d have an app (maybe a mobile app with Xamarin or maybe a SPA, I haven’t decided yet) for the easily accessing and searching across the 500+ videos from https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/resources/videos/azure…