A 26-post collection

Refactoring to Composable Specflow Steps

I've seen some pretty bad Specflow code. Code that seems to violate every good practice out there. Poor reuse. Copy and paste everywhere. Test code is the hotel room of »

Tidying Up Code with C#'s Using Alias Directives

The C# language's using alias directives or namespace and type aliases provide a way to disambiguate between namespaces or types with the same name. For example, both the System.Net »

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This Week in Programming Gotchas

We all have those days where we spend hours trying to solve a seemingly simple problem only to smack ourselves in the head when we finally figure it out. Missing »

String.Empty Versus ""

If you've been in the .NET world for any length of time, you'll eventually come across someone who claims String.Empty performs better than "". I was always skeptical »

Async/Await and Recursion

While using the new async/await keywords in C# 5.0 for the first time, I noticed an interesting aspect to how recursive methods behave when using await. For one »