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Hello! I'm Brad.

I convert ideas into working software.

Brad Jolicoeur

Brad Jolicoeur has 20+ years of experience as a full-stack developer and software architect. During his career he has designed and implemented custom software solutions for enterprises as well as packaged software as a service offerings(SaaS). In recent years Brad has focused on mastering and applying the skills that help teams transform their monolithic legacy systems into distributed cloud-native systems that take advantage of the scale, maintainability and resiliency of distributed systems architecture.

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Recent Blog Articles


Steeltoe Microservices Framework

Steeltoe Microservices Framework

Brad Jolicoeur - 11/14/2020
If you have not run across Steeltoe, it is a set of libraries that address most of the cross cutting concerns you deal with when building microservices. Logging, Configuration, Health Checks, Traces, Service Discovery, etc.
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Exploring Rebus

Exploring Rebus

Brad Jolicoeur - 10/24/2020
Recently, I became aware of two other options in the .NET Service Bus space that I felt deserved a closer look. Rebus and Brighter. Since Rebus seemed to be similar to NServiceBus and MassTransit I started there.
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My Favorite NServiceBus Features - Message Encryption

My Favorite NServiceBus Features - Message Encryption

Brad Jolicoeur - 10/03/2020
Property encryption is one of my favorite NServiceBus features in that it provides a pattern for implementing message encryption as well as providing a concrete basis for addressing the concerns of compliance and security teams. Additionally, once your endpoint conventions are configured, it is easy to live with since it gets implemented only where necessary and in a consistent way.
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