With the widespread popularity of Nuget, there is a package for everything in C#. Parsing CSVs are no exception, but this feels like overkill. Parsing a csv, tsv or any value separated file in C# is not complicated and can be done very easily by…
CORS stands for Cross-Origin Resource Sharing. For most scenarios, what it does is let you use Javascript to make HTTP requests to a different domain. It is a very important security feature but is a useful thing to enable if you have the need for…
Reading a File over FTP is a common scenario. Best case scenario, the file is JSON and you can very easily convert it to a C# object using the serializer. What happens when it is XML? Converting it to a model requires a little more…
FTP (File transfer protocol) is a common method of storing and transferring files over the internet. Consuming a file from an FTP in C# is a very easy process and is something you may frequently find yourself needing to perform when dealing with online file…
I have a stream reader inside a using block of code in C#. Do I need to call reader. Close as part of this to close off the process and allow GC to clean up any memory or does it happen on its own? Here…
Calculating the length of a string is a very simple thing to do in most programming languages. It is an action that you will find yourself needing to perform very often. Be it for validation, reporting or comparisons, knowing how to find how many characters…
I have a numeric string that contains leading zeros that I want to remove before I perform any comparisons with it on other objects. How can I trim an undefined number of zeros from a string without having to loop through the characters in the…