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Januarius Njoku

Januarius Njoku is a mechanical engineer who is passionate about using technology to improve the design and performance of mechanical systems. With experience in programming with C# and Python (https://github.com/cjaynjoku), he is also well-versed in DevOps technologies such as Ansible, Docker, and Puppet. Moreover, having a knack for writing, he has authored several technical articles on C# and .NET technologies. He is always on the lookout for new challenges and opportunities to learn and grow in the field of engineering and technology.
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The Difference Between RESTful APIs and Web APIs Using ASP.NET Core

In this article, we will discuss the difference between RESTful APIs and Web APIs using the ASP.NET Core framework. We'll begin by explaining what exactly an API is. Then, we'll explain the meaning of REST and RESTful. After that, we will delve into Web APIs. Finally,...

Using MariaDB With ASP.NET Core Web API

In this article, we will discuss how to use a MariaDB database with an ASP.NET Core Web API. First, we will discuss what MariaDB is and how we include it in our application. Then, we will use the Entity Framework Core library to create a mapping between our Web API...

Create Better Looking Console Applications With Spectre.Console

In this article, we will explore how to create better-looking console applications with Spectre.Console. By default, console applications in .NET have a monochromatic user interface. However, with the Spectre.Console package, we can enhance their visual appeal by...

Blazor WebAssembly Ahead of Time Compilation

In this article, we will explore the concept of ahead-of-time (AOT) compilation in Blazor WebAssembly projects. We'll explain how to enable AOT compilation, how it operates, and when it proves effective. Additionally, we'll look at how it optimizes applications with...

Fastest Way to Read a Text File in C#

In this article, we will find out the fastest way to read a text file in C#. We will discuss and implement various methods that we can use to perform this action. Subsequently, we will compare the performance of these methods using the BenchmarkDotNet library. [sc...

How to Generate a Stream From a String?

Generating a stream from a string is a common operation we perform when building applications. In this article, we will discuss two ways we can achieve that in .NET.  [sc name="github"...

Hashtable in C#

In this article, we will explore the Hashtable class in C#. We will comprehensively discuss its practical usage and key features. Let's dive...

How to Serialize a List to JSON in C#

JavaScript Object Notation (JSON) is widely used for storing, transmitting, and communicating data across different systems and applications. Its simple syntax and ability to represent complex data structures make it an ideal choice for web services and APIs. To...

How to Read and Parse a JSON File in C#

When we develop software applications, we use JSON (JavaScript Object Notation) as a data interchange format, therefore we need to understand how to read and parse JSON files. In this article, we are going to explore six distinct ways to read and parse a JSON file in...

How to Convert JSON to DataTable in C#

In this article, we are going to discuss various methods that we can use to convert JSON to DataTable in C#. A DataTable is a representation of a database table that we can use to store data as a collection of rows and columns in a grid format. All the methods that we...