DevMavens

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n.  A person who has special knowledge or experience;
an expert.

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n.  An expert developer with great influence.

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Rick Strahl | Rick Strahl's Web Log | 19 Oct 2019 18:50

Windows Authentication and Account Caching on Web Browser Auto-LoginsSubscribe to Rick Strahl's Web Log

Rick Strahl writes "....Last week I ran into a nasty issue that had me seriously stumped. I've been working on an ASP.NET Core application that uses Windows Authentication to capture the network Active Directory login and needs access the user's AD and Windows group..."
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Windows Authentication and Account Caching on Web Browser Auto-Logins
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Oren Eini | Ayende @ Rahien | 18 Oct 2019 12:00

Creating a good SaaS experience in the cloudSubscribe to Ayende @ Rahien

Oren Eini writes "....I care about usability and the user experience for our users. We spend a lot of time on making sure that things are running smoothly. When we created RavenDB Cloud, I knew that it was important to create a good experience for our cloud offering. One..."
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Creating a good SaaS experience in the cloud
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Scott Hanselman | Scott Hanselman's Blog | 17 Oct 2019 23:19

How to make a pretty prompt in Windows Terminal with Powerline, Nerd Fonts, Cascadia Code, WSL, and oh-my-poshSubscribe to Scott Hanselman's Blog

Scott Hanselman writes "....I've blogged about Patching the new Cascadia Code to include Powerline Glyphs and other Nerd Fonts for the Windows Terminal but folks have asked very specifically, how do I make my prompt look like that? Step One - Get the Terminal Get Windows..."
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How to make a pretty prompt in Windows Terminal with Powerline, Nerd Fonts, Cascadia Code, WSL, and oh-my-posh
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Oren Eini | Ayende @ Rahien | 17 Oct 2019 12:00

Searching through text: Part III, Managing posting listsSubscribe to Ayende @ Rahien

Oren Eini writes "....In the previous posts in this series, I explored a bit how to generate a full text index on top of the Enron data set. In particular, we looked at (rudimentary) analysis of text in the first post and looked into posting lists (list of matching..."
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Searching through text: Part III, Managing posting lists
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Oren Eini | Ayende @ Rahien | 16 Oct 2019 12:00

Searching through text: Part II, Exploring posting lists persistenceSubscribe to Ayende @ Rahien

Oren Eini writes "....In full text search terminology, a posting list is just a list of document ids. These are used to store and find matches for particular terms in the index.I took the code from the previous post and asked it to give me the top 50 most frequent terms..."
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Searching through text: Part II, Exploring posting lists persistence
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Steve Smith | ardalis | 16 Oct 2019 11:54

Running Integration Tests in Build Pipelines with a Real DatabaseSubscribe to ardalis

Steve Smith writes "....A pain point for some organizations is figuring out how to run tests that involve databases. These are not unit tests, by most folks’ definition (including my own: unit test or integration test and why you should care). Nonetheless,..."
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Running Integration Tests in Build Pipelines with a Real Database
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Scott Hanselman | Scott Hanselman's Blog | 15 Oct 2019 21:29

Assert your assumptions - .NET Core and subtle locale issues with WSL's UbuntuSubscribe to Scott Hanselman's Blog

Scott Hanselman writes "....I thought this was an interesting and subtle bug behavior that was not only hard to track down but hard to pin down. I wasn't sure 'whose fault it was.' Here's the story. Feel free to follow along and see what you get. I was running on Ubuntu 18.04..."
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Assert your assumptions - .NET Core and subtle locale issues with WSL's Ubuntu
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Oren Eini | Ayende @ Rahien | 15 Oct 2019 12:00

On Replacing LuceneSubscribe to Ayende @ Rahien

Oren Eini writes "....My previous post got an interesting comment:I smell a Lucene.NET replacement for Raven 5 in the future :-)I wanted to deal with this topic, but before we get to it, please note. I’m not committing to any features / plans for RavenDB in here, merely..."
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On Replacing Lucene
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Oren Eini | Ayende @ Rahien | 14 Oct 2019 12:00

Searching through text: Part I, full text search in under 200 lines of codeSubscribe to Ayende @ Rahien

Oren Eini writes "....Full text search is a really interesting topic, which I have been dipping my toes into again and again over the years. It is a rich area of research, and there has been quite a few papers, books and articles about the topic. I read a bunch of..."
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Searching through text: Part I, full text search in under 200 lines of code
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Oren Eini | Ayende @ Rahien | 11 Oct 2019 12:00

Complex decisions and random chanceSubscribe to Ayende @ Rahien

Oren Eini writes "....An important aspect of RavenDB is that It Just Works. In other words, we aim to make RavenDB a really boring database, one that require very little of your attention. As it turns out, this can get really complex. The topic for today is role..."
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Complex decisions and random chance
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Oren Eini is a senior developer / architect, focusing on architecture, data access and best practices. Most often, he is working on building complex business systems using .Net 2.0, NHibernate and Castle's Frameworks, providing training and guidance for the use of Object Relational Mapping, Inversion of Control, Domain Driven Design and other exciting topics. Oren is an active member in several leading Open Source projects, including (but not limited :-) ) NHibernate, Castle and Rhino Mocks.

Jeff Atwood (codinghorror)

Jeff Atwood (codinghorror) Sometimes people ask me why I'm not on Facebook or G+. I was already an AOL user once, why would I do that again? http://t.co/ncbuusrx 2567 days ago from web


Jeff Atwood (codinghorror)

Jeff Atwood (codinghorror) @fmanjoo no child, even my own, is enough to get me on Facebook. I'll go to my grave without an account. I'm Just Not That Into Zuckerberg. 2567 days ago from web


Jeff Atwood (codinghorror)

Jeff Atwood (codinghorror) @fmanjoo I don't have a Facebook account, no plans to start one. Or G+ for that matter. But, I do watch TV! Well, downloaded TV. Sort of. 2567 days ago from web


Jeff Atwood (codinghorror)

Jeff Atwood (codinghorror) @fmanjoo looks like "log in - Facebook" to me 2567 days ago from web


Bertrand Le Roy (bleroy)

Bertrand Le Roy (bleroy) Julia Gillard's Speech Over Opposition's Sexism, Misogyny: http://t.co/696ULgfy via @youtube 2567 days ago from Tweet Button


Bertrand Le Roy (bleroy)

Bertrand Le Roy (bleroy) Ha! http://t.co/ofThpizS 2567 days ago from TweetDeck


Bertrand Le Roy (bleroy)

Bertrand Le Roy (bleroy) @wwahammy This is as if Creative Commons was preventing you from using Photoshop. 2567 days ago from TweetDeck


Bertrand Le Roy (bleroy)

Bertrand Le Roy (bleroy) @wwahammy http://t.co/9Sf85PXD "CAD files must be provided, it must use formats unencumbered by closed licenses" 2567 days ago from TweetDeck


Bertrand Le Roy (bleroy)

Bertrand Le Roy (bleroy) @wwahammy It's the case with lots of things the FSF does. I appreciate some of what they do for freedom of speech but man they're extreme. 2567 days ago from TweetDeck


Bertrand Le Roy (bleroy)

Bertrand Le Roy (bleroy) @wwahammy It's according to http://t.co/QAdf1k2y 2567 days ago from TweetDeck