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Karen Payne

Microsoft MVP, Microsoft TechNet author, Code magazine author, developer advocate. Have a passion for driving race cars.

Location Oregon, USA Joined Joined on  github website twitter website

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Montgomery Community College

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C# Excel read/write on the cheap

C# Excel read/write on the cheap

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C# PeriodicTimer

C# PeriodicTimer

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Microsoft VS2022 Cascadia Code font

Microsoft VS2022 Cascadia Code font

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ASP.NET Core Navigation markers

ASP.NET Core Navigation markers

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Get SQL-Server Stored Procedures with C#

Get SQL-Server Stored Procedures with C#

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Multiple connections for appsettings.json (C#)

Multiple connections for appsettings.json (C#)

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Accessibility tip for old HTML pages

Accessibility tip for old HTML pages

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Gentle introduction to IDataProtector (C#)

Gentle introduction to IDataProtector (C#)

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EF Core/NorthWind for Oracle

EF Core/NorthWind for Oracle

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EF Core log to file benefits

EF Core log to file benefits

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C# System.Text.Json

C# System.Text.Json

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Working with Dapper/SQL-Server Framework 4.8 C#

Working with Dapper/SQL-Server Framework 4.8 C#

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Gentle introduction to Generic Repository Pattern with C#

Gentle introduction to Generic Repository Pattern with C#

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Karen in a nutshell

Karen in a nutshell

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C# Insert binary files into SQL-Server table

C# Insert binary files into SQL-Server table

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Dapper DateOnly/TimeOnly

Dapper DateOnly/TimeOnly

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Working with ListView in Windows Forms

Working with ListView in Windows Forms

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Bogus custom Dataset

Bogus custom Dataset

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Gentle introduction for generics (C#)

Gentle introduction for generics (C#)

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C# User-defined explicit and implicit conversion operators

C# User-defined explicit and implicit conversion operators

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Window Forms change notification

Window Forms change notification

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Windows form move items up/down in ListView and more

Windows form move items up/down in ListView and more

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Visual Studio tip: Scope to

Visual Studio tip: Scope to

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Microsoft Entity Framework Core 8 samples

Microsoft Entity Framework Core 8 samples

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Visual Studio debugging windows services

Visual Studio debugging windows services

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ASP.NET Core startup validation

ASP.NET Core startup validation

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Soft introduction to Dapper and EF Core

Soft introduction to Dapper and EF Core

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From MS-Access to EF Core (C#)

From MS-Access to EF Core (C#)

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Import data from a database with Dapper and SpreadsheetLight to Excel in C#

Import data from a database with Dapper and SpreadsheetLight to Excel in C#

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Using Dapper - C# Part 1-A

Using Dapper - C# Part 1-A

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Using Dapper - C# Part 1

Using Dapper - C# Part 1

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Using FluentScheduler with C#

Using FluentScheduler with C#

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View Visual Studio activity logs better

View Visual Studio activity logs better

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Multiple Result Sets for SQL-Server (C#) including Dapper

Multiple Result Sets for SQL-Server (C#) including Dapper

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Visual Studio minifier for CSS

Visual Studio minifier for CSS

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Visual Studio JavaScript minifier / compressor

Visual Studio JavaScript minifier / compressor

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Visual Studio Appsettings.json schemas

Visual Studio Appsettings.json schemas

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SQL-Server insert record get primary key back

SQL-Server insert record get primary key back

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Get images from resources in Windows Forms

Get images from resources in Windows Forms

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ASP.NET Core/Razor Pages export to Excel

ASP.NET Core/Razor Pages export to Excel

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C# Different way to join string array

C# Different way to join string array

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Visual Studio unknown keyboard shortcuts

Visual Studio unknown keyboard shortcuts

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Razor Pages Add Select option to a Dropdown

Razor Pages Add Select option to a Dropdown

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Visual Studio tip 3 secret code samples

Visual Studio tip 3 secret code samples

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Learn to use a databound DataGridView ComboBox in Windows Forms

Learn to use a databound DataGridView ComboBox in Windows Forms

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Using CSS custom properties (variables) in Razor Pages

Using CSS custom properties (variables) in Razor Pages

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Learn Resharper PostFix and Source Templates

Learn Resharper PostFix and Source Templates

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How to better interact with data in Window Forms

How to better interact with data in Window Forms

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Razor Pages using Dropdowns

Razor Pages using Dropdowns

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Storing and reading values from appsettings.json

Storing and reading values from appsettings.json

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ASP.NET Core/Razor pages Secret Manager

ASP.NET Core/Razor pages Secret Manager

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EF Core Global Query Filters

EF Core Global Query Filters

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Update Bootstrap in Visual Studio

Update Bootstrap in Visual Studio

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Using toast notifications in Windows Forms

Using toast notifications in Windows Forms

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Using toast notifications in ASP.NET Core Razor Pages

Using toast notifications in ASP.NET Core Razor Pages

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EF Core order by string column name

EF Core order by string column name

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Serilog logging and EF Core logging

Serilog logging and EF Core logging

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Tips on interacting with a database with C#

Tips on interacting with a database with C#

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ASP.NET Core/Razor pages working with Checkboxes

ASP.NET Core/Razor pages working with Checkboxes

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C# Language extensions

C# Language extensions

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