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Oren Eini | Ayende @ Rahien | 29 Jul 2015 09:00

Production postmortem: The evil licensing codeSubscribe to Ayende @ Rahien

Oren Eini writes "....A customer gave us a call about a failure they were experiencing in their production environment. They didn’t install the license that they purchased for some reason, and when they tried to install that, RavenDB will not run. There is what this..."
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Production postmortem: The evil licensing code
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Oren Eini | Ayende @ Rahien | 28 Jul 2015 09:00

Pointer arithmetic and dynamic HTML generation FTW–at 2 AMSubscribe to Ayende @ Rahien

Oren Eini writes "....I just finished writing the following code, the time is 2 AM local time, and I am chasing a conceptual issue deep in the guts of Voron (RavenDB’s internal storage system). By any measure of the word, this code should frighten anyone who reads it...."
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Pointer arithmetic and dynamic HTML generation FTW–at 2 AM
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Scott Hanselman | Scott Hanselman's Blog | 28 Jul 2015 08:48

Getting Started with Windows 10Subscribe to Scott Hanselman's Blog

Scott Hanselman writes "....I've been making Windows 10 videos at night to help out friends and family, and because it's fun. NOTE: Please share my videos with your family, friends, and social networks with this easy to remember URL: http://hanselman.com/windows10..."
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Getting Started with Windows 10
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Bertrand Le Roy | Tales from the Evil Empire | 27 Jul 2015 15:27

A quick helper to work on JSON streamsSubscribe to Tales from the Evil Empire

Bertrand Le Roy writes "....Newtonsoft’s JSON library provides lots of different ways to read JSON documents, including a SAX-like way to work with the document by reading it forward-only: JsonTextReader. This is very advantageous if you’re working with very large documents,..."
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A quick helper to work on JSON streams
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Oren Eini | Ayende @ Rahien | 27 Jul 2015 09:00

User experience on the main path–get it or get lostSubscribe to Ayende @ Rahien

Oren Eini writes "....The background for this post: Recently I got an email from a startup founder about a service that they are offering. It so happened that this service matched something that I was actually considering doing, so I was very happy to try it out. I..."
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User experience on the main path–get it or get lost
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Oren Eini | Ayende @ Rahien | 24 Jul 2015 09:00

Career planning: The immortal choices aren'tSubscribe to Ayende @ Rahien

Oren Eini writes "....In response for my previous post, Eric had the folowing comment (well, tweet): I guess some baskets last longer or some eggs don't seem to rot e.g. C, C++, SQL, Java*, etc And that is true, in some sense of the word. In other words, there isn't..."
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Career planning: The immortal choices aren't
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Oren Eini | Ayende @ Rahien | 23 Jul 2015 09:00

Production postmortem: The case of the native memory leakSubscribe to Ayende @ Rahien

Oren Eini writes "....This one is a pretty recent one. A customer complained about high memory usage in RavenDB under moderate usage. That was a cause for concern, since we care a lot about our memory utilization. So we started investigating that, and it turned out that..."
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Production postmortem: The case of the native memory leak
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Scott Hanselman | Scott Hanselman's Blog | 23 Jul 2015 05:13

Bring Kindness back to Open SourceSubscribe to Scott Hanselman's Blog

Scott Hanselman writes "....When you're rude/crisp/sharp/whatever to someone in a PR or Issue, your meanness may have turned off the next generation of open source committer. It's that simple. When folks are just starting out as Code Newbies their initial interactions in this..."
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Bring Kindness back to Open Source
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Oren Eini | Ayende @ Rahien | 22 Jul 2015 08:32

Career planning: The age of least resistanceSubscribe to Ayende @ Rahien

Oren Eini writes "....On Sunday, there was a news program about how tough it is to find work after 40s. It was full of the usual stuff about employers only looking for young people who can work 30 hours days*, and freezing out anyone too old for their taste, etc. This is..."
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Career planning: The age of least resistance
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Oren Eini | Ayende @ Rahien | 21 Jul 2015 09:00

Inside RavenDB–Chapter 10 (Map/Reduce) is doneSubscribe to Ayende @ Rahien

Oren Eini writes "....In this chapter I go over all the details of map/reduce. Both in terms of what you need to use it, and how it actually works in the RavenDB engine. You can download it using the following link. We now have PDF, Kindle and ePub versions available...."
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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 1022 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. 1022 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. 1022 days ago from web


Jeff Atwood (codinghorror)

Jeff Atwood (codinghorror) @fmanjoo looks like "log in - Facebook" to me 1022 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 1022 days ago from Tweet Button


Bertrand Le Roy (bleroy)

Bertrand Le Roy (bleroy) Ha! http://t.co/ofThpizS 1022 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. 1022 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" 1022 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. 1022 days ago from TweetDeck


Bertrand Le Roy (bleroy)

Bertrand Le Roy (bleroy) @wwahammy It's according to http://t.co/QAdf1k2y 1022 days ago from TweetDeck