FluentValidation in ASP.NET Core

Have you been implementing the validation of your ViewModels in ASP.NET (Core) using DataAttributes so far? If so, chances are you’ve always been dissatisfied because your classes became messy and full of unnecessarily replicated code. Yes? Then today’s post is for you. FluentValidation FluentValidation is a way to define strongly typed validation for classes in the form of a Fluent API. The term fluent in this case refers to a code structure where a function always return the modified object....

October 5, 2020 · 4 min · Marcel Jurtz

How to create a profile README for GitHub

GitHub has been secretly pushing out a new feature in early july, that allows you to create a profile-level README-file. In todays post, I’ll be showing you, how you can create your own profile README to customize your own profile page according to your preferences. First of all, you won’t find this feature in your settings. To get started, you have to create a new repository with the same name as your username....

August 22, 2020 · 1 min · Marcel Jurtz

Editing Zwift Workouts in C#

I’ve been using Zwift pretty extensively for the last few months. For anyone unfamiliar: Zwift is a VR Biking platform. That means, you can put your bike on a smarttrainer, connect it to your pc (directly via ant+ / ble or by bridging with your phone), and then you can ride virtual worlds without having to go outside. Sounds not too bad, right? After a few sessions, just riding became kind of tedious, so I’ve tried to do some of the preconfigured workouts....

April 19, 2020 · 12 min · Marcel Jurtz

Moving to Wyam

It’s been quiet for way too long here. I don’t really have an excuse for my absence but I’ve been kind of busy, both personally and professionally. But I’m planning to post on here more frequently from now on. As always, trying something new in software development helps to become motivated and excited. In the last months, I’ve been using Jekyll as a static site generator to build this site. Though I enjoyed using Jekyll, I never really got into the Ruby environment and have been looking for something more familiar....

November 2, 2019 · 1 min · Marcel Jurtz

Database Modeling with dbdiagram.io

Today I would like to briefly introduce you to a Web application, which I have been stumpled across. I’ve tried several tools for db modeling, some more and some less appealing. Well, the tool doesn’t offer explicit ER modeling, but a SQL-like structure and allows you to import and export directly to SQL and other formats. You can find the app I’m talking about on dbdiagram.io. The website offers a simple graphical interface, which includes a code editor and a graphical representation of the table structure....

March 31, 2019 · 2 min · Marcel Jurtz