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Apr 20, 2020

Gael Fraiteur is the founder & CEO of PostSharp. At PostSharp, Gael and his teams help make C# better so you can get back to the bright side of coding. Their mission is to help software developers stop writing boring repetitive code, freeing up their time to use their skills more efficiently to produce clean, reliable software that is easy to maintain.


Gael Fraiteur has been passionately programming since childhood, building his first commercial application at age 13. His vision to build an aspect-oriented software that would offer .NET developers the same productivity benefits as those enjoyed by the Java community became a reality when, in 2004, he built and released PostSharp to the wild. Since then, PostSharp has steadily grown to become the most comprehensive aspect-oriented software for .NET available today.


In this episode, Gael speaks about his journey since 2004 with PostSharp, many of the ins and outs, and a product rundown of all of their different offerings!


Topics of Discussion:

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[:48] About Jeffrey’s current promotions and offers.

[1:30] About today’s episode with Gail Fraiteur.

[2:11] Jeffrey welcomes Gael Fraiteur to the show!

[2:24] Gael shares his journey since 2004 with creating PostSharp.

[4:40] Gael explains what an aspect is and what the term aspect-oriented means.

[9:29] Gael provides a rundown of the different products PostSharp offers and the timeline of when they started offering new products.

[13:30] A word from Azure DevOps Podcast’s sponsor: Clear Measure.

[13:54] Jeffrey shares some quick announcements.

[15:45] Gael and Jeffrey get back to their conversation about the various products PostSharp currently offers, starting with threading.

[19:20] Gael gives a rundown of how he thinks about the DevOps environments for their products and what goes into them.

[23:57] Gael explains what goes into their testing.

[28:18] If someone is developing an application that uses PostSharp, what are some of the specifics they should be thinking about when they’re authoring tests for their code?

[30:11] Gael gives some recommendations for listeners who want to learn more.

[31:02] Jeffrey thanks Gael for joining the podcast!


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