C# Loves Code Patterns

December 11, 2019

This post is part of the third annual C# Advent. Check out the home page for up to 50 C# blog posts in December 2019! Thanks, Matthew D. Groves for organizing it.

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Synchronizing File Writes

November 27, 2019

Assuming we have a simple task to write events to a file, one event after another. Events can be written from multiple threads.

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FileChannel Closes When Interrupted

November 12, 2019

Recently I worked on some threaded IO where a control thread interrupts the IO threads once in a while. Periodically the app started to fail with a java.nio.channels.ClosedChannelException.

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MVStore: Accessing Old Versions

November 6, 2019

A while back I blogged about MVStore basics. Let’s look at the way MVStore keeps old revisions around. First, MVStore maps have a .getVersion() method and a .openVersion() method pair. With that, you can access old version previous values. A new version of the map is created on (auto-) commit.

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Bastel Proxy: HTTPS and reverse proxy for development environments

November 5, 2019

I tend to work on web applications and services which are interconnected. Different parts of the website and the services run as separate processes. In production something like NGINX does the HTTPS termination and unifies the services to a single domain. I found it useful to have HTTPS and a reverse proxy in my development environment too. Browsers complain about plain HTTPS sites and even disable certain features. Further, if your website is split across different processes and one part runs on http://localhost:8080 and other on http://localhost:8081, you can run into cross-domain issues. Also, I found it less error-prone to mirror the domain structure than having tons of localhost:{port} pointing to each other.

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