Redis-based distributed cache in ASP.NET Core

One of the things I particularly like about the new ASP.NET Core is that it’s been designed as a framework with very sensible defaults. The flexibility of rewiring everything the way you like is still there, but the defaults cover what the majority of developers will probably need in most typical scenarios. Also, the definition of the “typical scenario” has significantly changed since the early days of ASP.NET. For instance, caching has always played an important role in web development, but the way we normally cache things today is different than it was 10 years ago.

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Coffee and Links #4

Happy New Year everyone and thank you for reading this blog!

I decided to slightly modify the format of this series, so that the posts have only 3-5 links, but carefully selected and more focused ones. Information overload isn’t a joke and trying to learn everything is often counterproductive (ask me how I know it), while picking your battles and practicing deep reading helps internalize things you read.

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