Alexandre Nédélec (Page 2)

Hi, I'm a .NET developer fond of Microsoft technologies, welcome to my blog !

Discussion about API clients

What should you consider when choosing an API client?

This article is a discussion about API clients. Without being a comparison between the best API clients, this article talks about the pros and cons of some popular tools to send HTTP requests to an API. The goal is not to elect the best one, but rather to try to answer the following question: what we should consider when choosing an API client, and what are the challenges when using one?


How did I automate the setup of my developer Windows laptop?

A git repository, 2 packages managers, a little bit of scripting, and here is my new environment ready

In this article, I talked about my latest project: how I built a script to automate the setup of my developer machine using Boxstarter, Chocolatey, Winget, and PowerShell... and how I learned a few things along the way.


What can we do when stuck with a programming problem?

Some tips to get unstuck as a developer

Like I wrote in my last article, as a developer sometimes you get stuck on a problem for a few hours or a few days, your code won't work, and you think nobody can help you 😿. This can be very frustrating, but fortunately, there are plenty of ways to look for a solution or to seek help. You are probably already using some of them with success, yet there may be some you don't think of and that could help you a lot. That is the topic of this article.