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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Jesse Liberty | Jesse Liberty - Silverlight Geek | 17 Jun 2024 20:50

NDependSubscribe to Jesse Liberty - Silverlight Geek

Jesse Liberty writes "....A dive into an amazing program for developers: NDepend"
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Rick Strahl | Rick Strahl's Web Log | 14 Jun 2024 06:12

C# Version String FormattingSubscribe to Rick Strahl's Web Log

Rick Strahl writes "....How many times have I sat down trying to get versions formatted correctly for display? Inside of an application to end user? Too many! Sure, it seems easy enough - you can use version.ToString() or specific format stringlike..."
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C# Version String Formatting
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Oren Eini | Ayende @ Rahien | 07 Jun 2024 12:00

The code that lived in my head rent free for 30 yearsSubscribe to Ayende @ Rahien

Oren Eini writes "....I have a piece of code that has been living, rent-free, in my head for the past 30 years or so.In middle-school (I was 12 - 13 at the time), I was taught Pascal as the entry level programming language. I found that to be a really fascinating topic,..."
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The code that lived in my head rent free for 30 years
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Jesse Liberty | Jesse Liberty - Silverlight Geek | 02 Jun 2024 14:09

Scott Hunter – Aspire and moreSubscribe to Jesse Liberty - Silverlight Geek

Jesse Liberty writes "....Scott Hunter (VP Microsoft) joins Yet Another Podcast’s reboot to talk about Aspire, Azure and much more. Do not miss this episode… Aspire will blow you away! Links to follow. "
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Oren Eini | Ayende @ Rahien | 30 May 2024 12:00

Building a serverless secured dead dropSubscribe to Ayende @ Rahien

Oren Eini writes "....I ran into this fascinating article (I wrote another blog post discussing it) and that got me thinking. How would I approach building a dead-drop implementation? For that matter, what do we need from a dead-drop system?I think that..."
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Building a serverless secured dead drop
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Oren Eini | Ayende @ Rahien | 28 May 2024 12:00

re: Secure Drop protocolSubscribe to Ayende @ Rahien

Oren Eini writes "....I just read this (excellent) introduction to the Secure Drop protocol, meant for journalists to have a way to safely accept anonymous information from sources. Using Tor and something like Tails (with a pretty good guide on how to connect to it..."
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re: Secure Drop protocol
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Rick Strahl | Rick Strahl's Web Log | 27 May 2024 07:50

Mime Base64 is a Thing?Subscribe to Rick Strahl's Web Log

Rick Strahl writes "....In all my years of developing software, sending binary data back and forth I've never heard of Mime Base64. Apparently that is a thing for email encoding of binary data for some legacy applications that don't directly accept binary content. This..."
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Mime Base64 is a Thing?
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Oren Eini | Ayende @ Rahien | 16 May 2024 12:00

My calendar is full 10 years from nowSubscribe to Ayende @ Rahien

Oren Eini writes "....Take a look at this wonderful example of foresightedness (or hubris).In a little over ten years, Let’s Encrypt root certificates are going to expire. There are already established procedures for how to handle this from other Certificate..."
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My calendar is full 10 years from now
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Oren Eini | Ayende @ Rahien | 14 May 2024 12:00

Modeling: Date vs. DateTimeSubscribe to Ayende @ Rahien

Oren Eini writes "....I got a really interesting comment on a blog post talking about query optimization. The context was that working with dates makes it much easier for a query engine than working with date & time on millisecond granularity. You can read the..."
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Modeling: Date vs. DateTime
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Oren Eini | Ayende @ Rahien | 07 May 2024 12:00

Corax Query Plan visualizationSubscribe to Ayende @ Rahien

Oren Eini writes "....Corax is the new indexing and querying engine in RavenDB, which recently came out with RavenDB 6.0. Our focus when building Corax was on one thing, performance. I did a full talk explaining how it works from the inside out, available here as..."
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Corax Query Plan visualization
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Featured Maven

Jesse Liberty is a Senior Developer-Community Evangelist on the Windows Phone Team. Liberty hosts the popular Yet Another Podcast and his blog is required reading. He is the author of numerous best-selling books, including O’Reilly’s Programming C# and the forthcoming APress books Programming Reactive Extensions and LINQ and Migrating to Windows Phone. He was a Distinguished Software Engineer at AT&T; Software Architect for PBS and Vice President of Information Technology at Citibank. He can be followed on Twitter: @JesseLiberty.

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 4269 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. 4269 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. 4269 days ago from web


Jeff Atwood (codinghorror)

Jeff Atwood (codinghorror) @fmanjoo looks like "log in - Facebook" to me 4269 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 4269 days ago from Tweet Button


Bertrand Le Roy (bleroy)

Bertrand Le Roy (bleroy) Ha! http://t.co/ofThpizS 4269 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. 4269 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" 4269 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. 4269 days ago from TweetDeck


Bertrand Le Roy (bleroy)

Bertrand Le Roy (bleroy) @wwahammy It's according to http://t.co/QAdf1k2y 4269 days ago from TweetDeck