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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Oren Eini | Ayende @ Rahien | 21 Oct 2014 09:00

Modeling exercise: The grocery store’s checkout modelSubscribe to Ayende @ Rahien

Oren Eini writes "....I went to the super market yesterday, and I forgot to get out of work mode, so here is this posts. The grocery store checkout model exercise deals with the following scenario. You have a customer that is scanning products in a self checkout lane,..."
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Modeling exercise: The grocery store’s checkout model
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Bertrand Le Roy | Tales from the Evil Empire | 21 Oct 2014 08:00

For the love of OCD, show whitespace in your IDESubscribe to Tales from the Evil Empire

Bertrand Le Roy writes "....It’s a simple thing, and it will make it immediately obvious when one of your files contains accidental indentation tabs instead of the spaces that should replace them, or trailing spaces. All IDE and code editors have an option to show whitespace...."
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For the love of OCD, show whitespace in your IDE
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Jeffrey Palermo | Jeffrey Palermo (.com) | 21 Oct 2014 02:22

Prediction follow-up–Microsoft now licensing Windows Azure to private data centersSubscribe to Jeffrey Palermo (.com)

Jeffrey Palermo writes "....Back in early 2013, I predicted that Microsoft would start licensing Windows Azure to private data centers.  As a software company, Microsoft’s strength is in software and software platforms.  It has been dogfooding Azure to prove it out,..."
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Prediction follow-up–Microsoft now licensing Windows Azure to private data centers
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Jeff Atwood | Coding Horror | 20 Oct 2014 19:32

Your Community DoorSubscribe to Coding Horror

Jeff Atwood writes "....What are the real world consequences to signing up for a Twitter or Facebook account through Tor and spewing hate toward other human beings? Facebook reviewed the comment I reported and found it doesn't violate their Community Standards...."
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Your Community Door
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Rick Strahl | Rick Strahl's Web Log | 20 Oct 2014 10:42

A jquery-watch Plug-in for watching CSS styles and AttributesSubscribe to Rick Strahl's Web Log

Rick Strahl writes "....A few years back I wrote a small jQuery plug-in used for monitoring changes to CSS styles of a DOM element. The plug-in allows for monitoring CSS styles and Attributes on an element and then getting notified if the monitored CSS style changed. This..."
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A jquery-watch Plug-in for watching CSS styles and Attributes
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Oren Eini | Ayende @ Rahien | 20 Oct 2014 09:00

Career planning: Where do old devs go to?Subscribe to Ayende @ Rahien

Oren Eini writes "....We are pretty much always looking for new people, what is holding us back from expanding even more rapidly is the time that it takes to get to grips with our codebases and what we do here. But that also means that we usually have at least one..."
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Career planning: Where do old devs go to?
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Bertrand Le Roy | Tales from the Evil Empire | 20 Oct 2014 08:00

Identity in Orchard Import/ExportSubscribe to Tales from the Evil Empire

Bertrand Le Roy writes "....Orchard has a really neat concept of identity that’s mainly used when importing contents into the CMS. One of the difficulties with importing contents is that you need to make sure that you can import not just new items, but also updates to existing..."
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Identity in Orchard Import/Export
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Oren Eini | Ayende @ Rahien | 19 Oct 2014 04:37

The holidays, plans & what is nextSubscribe to Ayende @ Rahien

Oren Eini writes "....So, we are done with the holidays here. The last month was basically very little work, because a lot of our people were out for the holidays. Internally, we are gearing up to finish the website for RavenDB 3.0, while another part of the team is..."
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The holidays, plans & what is next
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Scott Hanselman | Scott Hanselman's Blog | 17 Oct 2014 19:44

Put yourself out there and publish that Open Source project todaySubscribe to Scott Hanselman's Blog

Scott Hanselman writes "....It's a leap of faith to put your code out there. You have to have tough skin sometimes. Mean people will say it's crap. Many years ago (93-94?) I worked on a piece of software called FoolProof Desktop Security. I was just a few years in the industry..."
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Put yourself out there and publish that Open Source project today
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Scott Allen | OdeToCode by K. Scott Allen | 16 Oct 2014 09:12

Working with Validators and Messages in AngularJSSubscribe to OdeToCode by K. Scott Allen

Scott Allen writes "....In a previous post we looked at a custom validation directive to confirm a user’s password. The bigger picture from the post was not about how to register a user for a website, but how to work with the new validation and validation message..."
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Working with Validators and Messages in AngularJS
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Featured Maven

Scott Hanselman is a Senior Program Manager at Microsoft. He was also involved in the MVP and Regional Director programs and is an avid speaker on the topic of computing.

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 741 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. 741 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. 741 days ago from web


Jeff Atwood (codinghorror)

Jeff Atwood (codinghorror) @fmanjoo looks like "log in - Facebook" to me 741 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 741 days ago from Tweet Button


Bertrand Le Roy (bleroy)

Bertrand Le Roy (bleroy) Ha! http://t.co/ofThpizS 741 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. 741 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" 741 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. 741 days ago from TweetDeck


Bertrand Le Roy (bleroy)

Bertrand Le Roy (bleroy) @wwahammy It's according to http://t.co/QAdf1k2y 741 days ago from TweetDeck