Replacing existing entity framework code with Dapper

replace ef code with dapper

Developers choose Entity framework ORM (EF) for better productivity when accessing the database. But, when the product is built that went from bare bones to very complex and heavy data access then comes the performance.

Sometimes its the Entity framework that kills the performance so the choice when searching for a better ORM than Entity framework is Dapper.

In this post, I’ll walk you through how we can replace the existing entity framework code with dapper.

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Customizing automatic HTTP 400 error response in ASP.NET Core Web APIs

custom 400 responses

Annotating the controllers with ApiController attribute in ASP.NET Core 2.1 or higher will enable the behavioral options for the API’s. These behavioral options include automatic HTTP 400 responses as well.

In this post, we’ll see how we can customize the default error response from the ASP.NET Core Web API.

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visualizing stack and heap with SharpLab

stack and heap

When I wanted to look at the IL of the C# code I wrote I used to create a new console application in visual studio and write the code and build it and view the DLL with ILSpy or dotPeek.

These days I’m using LINQPad to view the IL quickly.

Here is the alternative to that hectic setup, Sharplab.

SharpLab is developed by Andrey Shchekin. SharpLab is a similar tool you can use to Run, De-compile (C#, IL, JIT Asm) and visualizing syntax trees. You can also switch the C# language to whatever you want in SharpLab.

And the good thing about SharpLab is that you don’t need any tools except a web browser.

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