Kilt and Code
Kilt and Code

I'm a Scottish software developer based in Stratford, Ontario. I enjoy writing about the things I learn, primarily on the languages and frameworks I use on a daily basis. You can also read about my journey to becoming a full stack developer, immigrating to Toronto as a .NET developer and more in the archives.

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Creating a Web API Using Only the .NET CLI and Visual Studio Code

Creating a Web API Using Only the .NET CLI and Visual Studio Code

Have you ever wondered if you could use the .NET CLI and Visual Studio Code to build a new .NET application, instead of relying on Visual Studio to do all of the heavy lifting?

Using MERGE in SQL Server to do an INSERT or UPDATE on a Table

Using MERGE in SQL Server to do an INSERT or UPDATE on a Table

I’ve never really made much use of the MERGE statement in SQL Server, but the other day I wanted to do either an INSERT or an UPDATE on a table, depending on if there’s a match on a particular column.

2 Years of Kilt and Code

2 Years of Kilt and Code

It’s been 2 years since I wrote the first article for this website, and nobody is more surprised than me that I’ve not got bored with it yet. Seriously - there is a shockingly high percentage of blogs that fail after the first few months, and I’m just glad this one hasn’t (yet!).

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