Hanselminutes Podcast 260 - .NET API design that optimizes for Programmer Joy with Jonathan Carter
Scott sits down with Jonathan Carter to brainstorm about optimizing APIs for programmer happiness, rather than programmer productivity.
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I did this in my Args library (available via NuGet). You can either make standard method calls one line at a time or you can call an extension method named "AsFluent()" which returns a class that allows for the same method calls/configuration, but does so in a fluent fashion so that you can do all your configuration in a "single line of code".