DevMavens

ma•ven (mā'vən)

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

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('dev-mā'vən)

n.  An expert developer with great influence.

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Steve Smith | Ardalis RSS Feed | 17 Dec 2021 21:20

Little's LawSubscribe to Ardalis RSS Feed

Steve Smith writes "....Little's Law was first described in 1954 and later proved by John Little in 1961. It is typically expressed as: L = λW L represents the…"
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Oren Eini | Ayende @ Rahien | 26 Feb 2021 12:00

How efficient is RavenDB?Subscribe to Ayende @ Rahien

Oren Eini writes "....We have been working on a big benchmark of RavenDB recently. The data size that we are working on is beyond the TB range and we are dealing with over a billion documents. Working with such data sizes can be frustrating, because it takes quite a bit..."
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How efficient is RavenDB?
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Oren Eini | Ayende @ Rahien | 25 Feb 2021 12:00

Developer prerequisitesSubscribe to Ayende @ Rahien

Oren Eini writes "....I mentioned that we are currently hiring for a junior dev position and we have been absolutely swamped with candidates. Leaving aside the divorce lawyer that tried to apply to the position and the several accountants (I don’t really get it either)..."
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Developer prerequisites
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Oren Eini | Ayende @ Rahien | 24 Feb 2021 12:00

Will you pay the consistency costs?Subscribe to Ayende @ Rahien

Oren Eini writes "....I was talking to a developer recently and had a really interesting discussion around the notion of consistency. For simplicity’s sake, let’s imagine that we are talking about a game and we need to deal with awarding achievements. The story in..."
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Will you pay the consistency costs?
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Scott Hanselman | Scott Hanselman's Blog | 23 Feb 2021 19:28

Fix for Elgato Key Light not found by Control CenterSubscribe to Scott Hanselman's Blog

Scott Hanselman writes "....Sometimes blogging means lots of long form essays that take weeks to write and drop lots of wisdom. However, many times blogging is just keeping track of a fix for a nagging problem. There may just be 5 or 6 of us with this issue, but if you're that..."
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Fix for Elgato Key Light not found by Control Center
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Oren Eini | Ayende @ Rahien | 23 Feb 2021 12:00

Didja know: Network failure due to the disk full errorSubscribe to Ayende @ Rahien

Oren Eini writes "....Just had to trouble shoot a really strange problem in a production system. The situation is pretty simple. At one point in time, a machine had an issue and shortly afterward became utterly unable to reach the outside world. I was luckily able to SSH..."
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Didja know: Network failure due to the disk full error
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Oren Eini | Ayende @ Rahien | 22 Feb 2021 12:00

Reading candidates’ GitHub profilersSubscribe to Ayende @ Rahien

Oren Eini writes "....We are hiring again (this time for Junior C# Dev positions in Israel). That means that I go through CVs (quite a few, actually).  I like going over the resumes directly, to get a feel for not just a particular candidate but what is, for lack of..."
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Reading candidates’ GitHub profilers
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Scott Hanselman | Scott Hanselman's Blog | 18 Feb 2021 19:14

Free Windows 10 development virtual machines for HyperV, Parallels, VirtualBox, and VMWareSubscribe to Scott Hanselman's Blog

Scott Hanselman writes "....You probably know that you can download free developer tools for Windows 10 up at the Windows Dev Center here. Visual Studio Community IS effectively the Pro SKU and is free for Open Source. You may even have a "Take Home" license at your work..."
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Free Windows 10 development virtual machines for HyperV, Parallels, VirtualBox, and VMWare
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Oren Eini | Ayende @ Rahien | 18 Feb 2021 12:00

Modeling temporal data with RavenDBSubscribe to Ayende @ Rahien

Oren Eini writes "....We got an interesting modeling question from a customer: “What is the optimal manner to represent time sensitive information in RavenDB?” The initial thought was that they would use revisions and they asked about querying those. The issue is that..."
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Modeling temporal data with RavenDB
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Oren Eini | Ayende @ Rahien | 17 Feb 2021 12:00

NHibernate Profiler videoSubscribe to Ayende @ Rahien

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Featured Maven

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 3061 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. 3061 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. 3061 days ago from web


Jeff Atwood (codinghorror)

Jeff Atwood (codinghorror) @fmanjoo looks like "log in - Facebook" to me 3061 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 3061 days ago from Tweet Button


Bertrand Le Roy (bleroy)

Bertrand Le Roy (bleroy) Ha! http://t.co/ofThpizS 3061 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. 3061 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" 3061 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. 3061 days ago from TweetDeck


Bertrand Le Roy (bleroy)

Bertrand Le Roy (bleroy) @wwahammy It's according to http://t.co/QAdf1k2y 3061 days ago from TweetDeck