My name is Maarten Balliauw (@maartenballiauw on Twitter).
Maarten Balliauw loves building web and cloud apps. His main interests are in .NET web technologies, C#, Microsoft Azure and application performance. He is Developer Advocate at JetBrains, creator of SpeakerTravel, and formerly founded MyGet. He's an ASP Insider and former Microsoft MVP. Maarten is a frequent speaker at various national and international events and organizes Azure User Group events in Belgium. In his free time, he brews his own beer. Maarten's blog can be found at https://blog.maartenballiauw.be.
📙 Recent blog posts
- How to test ASP.NET Core Minimal APIs
- Techniques and tools to update your C# project - Migrating to nullable reference types - Part 4
- Annotating your C# code - Migrating to nullable reference types - Part 3
- Internals of C# nullable reference types - Migrating to nullable reference types - Part 2
- Nullable reference types in C# - Migrating to nullable reference types - Part 1
- A journey towards SpeakerTravel - Building a service from scratch
- Custom bindings with Azure Functions .NET Isolated Worker
- Running a .NET application as a service on Linux with Systemd
- Building a supply chain attack with .NET, NuGet, DNS, source generators, and more!
- The process, thought and technology behind building a friendly .NET SDK for JetBrains Space
❓ Quick bits
- Name: Maarten Balliauw (how to pronounce
DateTime.UtcNow.Year - 1983
- Gender: male
- Location: Antwerp, Belgium
- Favourite beer: Westmalle Tripel, Rochefort 10, La Chouffe (Achouffe)
- Quote: "A developer is a machine that converts coffee into code"
💻 Open Source
I try to contribute to various open source projects, when time allows. Here are some examples:
Feel free to reach out to me on Twitter: @maartenballiauw