Mike Puddephat

Welcome to Mike Puddephat's website, established 2000. Here you'll find random mutterings, photos, message boards and a whole load of frivolity. Buckle up and enjoy the ride!

Latest articles

More photos of my BMW M140i

There was a break in the cold, wet weather. So I cleaned my car and took a few photos. Enjoy!

More photos of my BMW M140i
Posted
17 February 2018

Getting started with Google Places API

A quick introduction to Google Places API. Learn how to search for places within a certain vacinity and then retrieve place details (including Google reviews).

Getting started with Google Places API
Posted
5 February 2018

Running in the BMW M140i

An early morning trip down the M23 to Brighton, then along the coast road to Beachy Head and Eastbourne. Finally, stopping off in Hastings before driving back home on the A21 via Sevenoaks.

Running in the BMW M140i
Posted
24 January 2018

My BMW M140i Shadow Edition has arrived

The Mercedes was becoming unreliable, so I've bought myself a new BMW M140i Shadow Edition.

My BMW M140i Shadow Edition has arrived
Posted
20 January 2018
Updated
24 January 2018

18th Purley Scout Group reunion

An afternoon of activities to celebrate 80 years of the 18th Purley Scout Group.

18th Purley Scout Group reunion
Posted
24 July 2017

Triumph Stag high pressure power steering hose fails

Enginuity warned me something was likely to go wrong with my Stag after 4 years of non-running. They were right!

Triumph Stag high pressure power steering hose fails
Posted
15 July 2017
Updated
24 January 2018

The Triumph Stag is back!

After 4 years stuck in a dank, dark garage, the Stag is back on the road, taxed, insured and MOT'd.

The Triumph Stag is back!
Posted
13 June 2017
Updated
24 January 2018

Triumph Stag to return to the roads in 2017?

The battery is dead, the seats and interior are mouldy and the chrome is pitted. Will I get my Triumph Stag back on the road in 2017?

Triumph Stag to return to the roads in 2017?
Posted
28 March 2017
Updated
24 January 2018
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How to write elegant, structured code using services, authorizers, validators and repositories

This article describes how to build a RESTful API with ASP.NET Core using components called services, authorizers, validators and repositories.

How to write elegant, structured code using services, authorizers, validators and repositories
Posted
8 December 2016