Using OAuth 2 in WinRT using C#: it has never been easier before

by Leon Cullens 26. september 2012 18:24

WinRT has a built-in authentication client that can be used to authenticate users through Facebook, Twitter, Flickr, Google, etc. This post covers the process of authenticating users with Google. More...

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An introduction to unit testing: How to build a testable architecture?

by Leon Cullens 11. februari 2012 16:48

In order to be able to test your software without applying many dirty hacks, you have to embrace a couple of architectural patterns that allow you to isolate the pieces of code that you want to test. I will explain a few principles that are crucial if you want to build good, testable software. More...

Simple explanation of the Repository pattern

by Leon Cullens 10. januari 2012 19:44

One of my favorite design patterns is the 'repository pattern'. That's why I decided to dedicate a complete blog post to it. Using the repository pattern in your application can yield a lot of benefits, such as improved testability, easier ways to implement caching and transactions, avoidance of code duplication and it allows you to replace the data source easier (although that probably won't happen too often). More...

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Name: Leon Cullens
Country: The Netherlands
Job: Software Engineer / Entrepreneur
Studied: Computer Science 
Main skills: Microsoft technology (Azure, ASP.NET MVC, Windows 8, C#, SQL Server, Entity Framework), software architecture (enterprise architecture, design patterns), Marketing, growth hacking, entrepreneurship


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