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Inject an instance of a class with all default values

Last week while I was building a wiki generator and realized that I have to generate the possible responses of an API. Which means I need to get an object with all meaningful values in it. For example: { "value": { "id": "69c8981d-3498-48ff-8126-fcee0e8c8929", "conversationId": 0, "ats": [ { "targetUserId": "an example string." } ], "senderId": "  …

C# .NET Core

Soft deletion in Entity Framework Core

Soft deletion feature is important in some cases that you need a second step to delete the data in your database. When you first delete it from your C# LinQ query, the data will only be marked as Deleted but not delete in your database. Multi-tenancy is one of the ASP.NET boilerplate's important features. But how can we implement the soft-deletion feature with only pure Entity Framework Core?  …

C# Entity Framework SQL Server Soft deletion

Support multi-tenant in pure Entity Framework Core

Multi-tenant requires many features because the data can be separated by different tenants. So when you are accessing the database, you don't need to worry that your operation will affect other tenants. Multi-tenancy is the ASP.NET boilerplate's most important feature and works perfectly with Domain-driven design. But how can we implement the multitenant feature with only pure Entity Framework  …

ASP.NET Core C# Entity Framework Multi-tenant

Auto update database for ASP.NET Core with Entity Framework

If your ASP.NET Core project is connecting to your database via entity framework, you can't be unfamiliar with the script: dotnet ef database update. Without executing the script your database is not the latest and this may cause some issues. Traditionally we update the database every time we start our app or publish our app. But we may forget this process and it costs us work. How can we  …

ASP.NET Core C# Entity Framework SQL Server

How to run async method in C# synchronous method

In some situations, we may need to run an async method and get its result. But we can't access the await keyword. In the constructor method. When you are implementing an interface sync method. When you are implementing an abstract class sync method. I got a solution to unwrap the async method and call it in the synchronous method. First, put the following code anywhere you like: using  …

C# .NET Core Async

Consolidate all Entity-Framework database migrations to one migration

Why do we need to do that? In case you ruined your code or you have too many migrations and caused your editor slow, you may want to reset all migrations. However, deleting all migrations directly in your code will cause database update fail. So I will talk about my solution about how to consolidate all migrations without deleting any data. The following steps only suitable for code-first EF  …

ASP.NET Core C# .NET Core Entity Framework SQL Server

Upgrade existing class library to .NET Core 3.0

When we are upgrading our existing class library to the latest .NET Core, like this: <TargetFramework>netcoreapp3.0</TargetFramework> On doing so, you may get the following warning: C:\Program Files\dotnet\sdk\3.0.000\Sdks\Microsoft.NET.Sdk\targetsMicrosoft.NET.Sdk.DefaultItems.targets(149,5): warning NETSDK1080: A PackageReference to Microsoft.AspNetCore.App is not necessary  …

C# class library .NET Core