DevMavens

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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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Oren Eini | Ayende @ Rahien | 14 Nov 2018 18:40

Use cases for MADV_DONTNEED in VoronSubscribe to Ayende @ Rahien

Oren Eini writes "....The rant in this video is an absolute beautiful one. I run into this rant figuring out how MADV_DONTNEED work and I thought I would give some context on why the behavior is exactly what I want. In fact, you can read my reasoning directly in the..."
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Use cases for MADV_DONTNEED in Voron
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Jeffrey Palermo | Jeffrey Palermo (.com) | 14 Nov 2018 16:59

My current favorite private build scriptSubscribe to Jeffrey Palermo (.com)

Jeffrey Palermo writes "....I do pull in the Exec function from psake just because it was coded very well.  This build script is just powershell and is geared for .Net Core . .\BuildFunctions.ps1   $projectName = “OnionDevOpsArchitecture” $base_dir =..."
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My current favorite private build script
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Scott Hanselman | Scott Hanselman's Blog | 14 Nov 2018 02:36

Web Development and Advanced Techniques with Linux on Windows (WSL)Subscribe to Scott Hanselman's Blog

Scott Hanselman writes "....I've posted several times on the Windows Subsystem for Linux that allows you to run Linux on Windows 10 without a VM. Check out my YouTube on Editing code and files on Windows Subsystem for Linux on Windows 10. There's just one rule. You can mess..."
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Web Development and Advanced Techniques with Linux on Windows (WSL)
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Oren Eini | Ayende @ Rahien | 13 Nov 2018 10:00

RavenDB Node.JS client updated (now supporting subscription)Subscribe to Ayende @ Rahien

Oren Eini writes "....The node.js RavenDB client had a milestone release last month, which I only now got to talking about. The most important factor about this release is that now node.js users can use subscriptions to process data from RavenDB.Here is how you can do..."
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RavenDB Node.JS client updated (now supporting subscription)
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Oren Eini | Ayende @ Rahien | 12 Nov 2018 10:00

Analyzing the GitHub outageSubscribe to Ayende @ Rahien

Oren Eini writes "....A couple of weeks ago, GitHUb had a major outage, lasting over 24 hours and resulted in wide spread disruption of many operations for customers. A few days after everything was fixed, they posted their analysis on what happened, which makes for a..."
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Analyzing the GitHub outage
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Steve Smith | ardalis | 09 Nov 2018 17:39

Moving from WPEngine to SiteGroundSubscribe to ardalis

Steve Smith writes "....I started hosting my WordPress-powered blog on WPEngine several years ago. They weren’t the cheapest option, but I’d had some bad experiences with super-cheap hosts and they offered service and features that I was happy with. I..."
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Moving from WPEngine to SiteGround
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Scott Hanselman | Scott Hanselman's Blog | 09 Nov 2018 02:13

Terminus and FluentTerminal are the start of a world of 3rd party OSS console replacements for WindowsSubscribe to Scott Hanselman's Blog

Scott Hanselman writes "....Folks have been trying to fix supercharge the console/command line on Windows since Day One. There's a ton of open source projects over the year that try to take over or improve on "conhost.exe" (the thing that handles consoles like..."
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Terminus and FluentTerminal are the start of a world of 3rd party OSS console replacements for Windows
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Scott Allen | OdeToCode by K. Scott Allen | 08 Nov 2018 10:03

REST Client is the Best ClientSubscribe to OdeToCode by K. Scott Allen

Scott Allen writes "....REST Client is a Visual Studio Code extension for sending HTTP requests and viewing responses from the productive confines of Code itself. There is no shortage of tools for building HTTP messages, but many of these tools have become unnecessarily..."
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REST Client is the Best Client
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Oren Eini | Ayende @ Rahien | 08 Nov 2018 10:00

Graphs in RavenDB: Real world use casesSubscribe to Ayende @ Rahien

Oren Eini writes "....I talked a lot about how graph queries in RavenDB will work, but one missing piece of the puzzle is how they are going to be used. I’m going to use this post to discuss some of the options that the new features enables. We’ll take the following..."
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Graphs in RavenDB: Real world use cases
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Steve Smith | ardalis | 07 Nov 2018 14:33

Fun Browser JavaScript Tricks and HacksSubscribe to ardalis

Steve Smith writes "....I occasionally present to school-age kids on software development, and an easy way to get them engaged is to show them how something already familiar to them – web sites – can easily be manipulated using tools they already have..."
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Fun Browser JavaScript Tricks and Hacks
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Featured Maven

Scott Allen’s blog features development advice straight from the trenches. Scott shares his experiences, what he tried, what worked, what didn't, and traps to avoid. Alongside architecture and project management-focused blog entries, you'll find more nitty-gritty technical posts about LINQ, JavaScript and JavaScript Object Notation (JSON), Windows® Workflow, and Silverlight.

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 2226 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. 2226 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. 2226 days ago from web


Jeff Atwood (codinghorror)

Jeff Atwood (codinghorror) @fmanjoo looks like "log in - Facebook" to me 2226 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 2226 days ago from Tweet Button


Bertrand Le Roy (bleroy)

Bertrand Le Roy (bleroy) Ha! http://t.co/ofThpizS 2226 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. 2226 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" 2226 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. 2226 days ago from TweetDeck


Bertrand Le Roy (bleroy)

Bertrand Le Roy (bleroy) @wwahammy It's according to http://t.co/QAdf1k2y 2226 days ago from TweetDeck