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    A spike on `robust` JSON handling in .NET

    When working with JSON formatted data in .NET I have always found it frustrating that I am losing something valuable if I want to use some form of contract to help reason about the code and improve understanding about the entities being worked upon. What did I just receive? The first issue I often come across is that after I have deserialized the data I simply can't tell the difference between null and undefined (or missing/absent) e.g. if we had the following entity public class User { str

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    Free stuff for Open Source .NET development

    For the past few years that I've been been working on OpenCover [https://github.com/OpenCover/opencover] I've had the opportunity to use a number of tools during its development, a few of those are commercial tools that have been made available for free to developers of Open Source projects or just to the project itself because I asked nicely. Some of those tools I still use and some just carried the project through part of its journey so I thought it would be nice to give those tools a shout o

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    Application Tracing

    So OpenCover [https://github.com/sawilde/opencover]is as feature complete as I care to take it at the moment, I may do this one feature involving Windows Store applications [https://github.com/sawilde/opencover/issues/144] should I have a need for it, and I decided to not continue with OpenMutate [/2012/02/mutation-testing-use-for-re-jit] as I can't really find a need for it other than an exploratory investigation into reJIT. I do have one more itch to scratch when it comes to profilers and tha