Recently, I worked on converting a .Net API from a 3rd party authentication mechanism to internal and we chose to use the Identity framework. By default, Identity uses a string as the primary key for the AspNetUsers table and that was an issue because our current users table used a long (and there were a lot of foreign key references to it).
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The Humanitarian Toolbox is an open source non-profit organization, that creates software for disaster response teams. To kick things off, Tony gave us an overview of the projects and we pulled the code from GitHub.
￼Since .Net 4.5, the async/await pattern has been a great tool to simplify asynchronous calls. However, in WPF I frequently need to make async calls from a non-async function or event. Often, this happens because I’m overriding a virtual function in an inherited class of a framework that I’m using and that function is synchronous. To help with this, I created an async helper class: