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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Rick Strahl | Rick Strahl's Web Log | 25 Oct 2014 04:25

AngularJs and Promises with the $http ServiceSubscribe to Rick Strahl's Web Log

Rick Strahl writes "....When using the $http service with Angular I’ve often wondered why the $http service opts to use a custom Promise instance that has extension methods for .success() and .error(). rather than relying on the more standard .then() function to handle the..."
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AngularJs and Promises with the $http Service
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Scott Hanselman | Scott Hanselman's Blog | 24 Oct 2014 22:44

I'm stuck in someone's for loopSubscribe to Scott Hanselman's Blog

Scott Hanselman writes "....This is a rant. More and more I'm finding myself using mobile devices, often on my iPhone, but also desktop applications in Windows and I'll push a button and find myself, as user, stuck inside your for loop. Have you felt like this? The..."
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I'm stuck in someone's for loop
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Bertrand Le Roy | Tales from the Evil Empire | 24 Oct 2014 18:29

Fun with word mincing: what’s global?Subscribe to Tales from the Evil Empire

Bertrand Le Roy writes "....I had a fun discussion with Rob on my last post, which led me to think about global variables and what we mean by “global”. Rob was arguing that a Node module is not strictly speaking global because it isn’t accessible unless you..."
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Fun with word mincing: what’s global?
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Jeff Atwood | Coding Horror | 23 Oct 2014 18:43

What If We Could Weaponize Empathy?Subscribe to Coding Horror

Jeff Atwood writes "....One of my favorite insights on the subject of online community is from Tom Chick: Here is something I've never articulated because I thought, perhaps naively, it was understood: The priority for participating on this forum is not the..."
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What If We Could Weaponize Empathy?
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Scott Hanselman | Scott Hanselman's Blog | 23 Oct 2014 00:43

Video: My non-technical partner tries Windows 10 for the first timeSubscribe to Scott Hanselman's Blog

Scott Hanselman writes "....You may have watch my YouTube series on being an effective user of Windows 8 and 8.1. I've made a short URL for you to give to your friends and family http://hanselman.com/windows8. It'll take you to a YouTube Playlist that includes all my best tips..."
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Video: My non-technical partner tries Windows 10 for the first time
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Bertrand Le Roy | Tales from the Evil Empire | 22 Oct 2014 16:17

Some Node pitfalls – 1. Global stateSubscribe to Tales from the Evil Empire

Bertrand Le Roy writes "....I’ve been teaching myself Node over the last few weeks, by building a non-trivial application. In the process, I’ve been faced with a number of difficulties that I think are worth blogging about. First, let me say that I really like Node. It’s fast,..."
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Some Node pitfalls – 1. Global state
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Oren Eini | Ayende @ Rahien | 22 Oct 2014 09:00

Career planning: What is your path?Subscribe to Ayende @ Rahien

Oren Eini writes "....I got a lot of really great answers about my “Where do old developers go?”, I’m feeling much better about this now . Now let turn this question around, instead of asking what is going on in the industry, let’s check what is going on with you. In..."
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Career planning: What is your path?
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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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Rick Strahl's Web Log provides a variety of .NET development topics with focus on ASP.NET and enterprise development. Topics are wide ranging from introductory articles to tips and tricks, observations in the process of software development and examination of new and upcoming technologies. Content is honest and sometimes outspoken and doesn't tote any particular party line - Rick says it as he sees it.

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 744 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. 744 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. 744 days ago from web


Jeff Atwood (codinghorror)

Jeff Atwood (codinghorror) @fmanjoo looks like "log in - Facebook" to me 744 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 744 days ago from Tweet Button


Bertrand Le Roy (bleroy)

Bertrand Le Roy (bleroy) Ha! http://t.co/ofThpizS 744 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. 744 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" 744 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. 744 days ago from TweetDeck


Bertrand Le Roy (bleroy)

Bertrand Le Roy (bleroy) @wwahammy It's according to http://t.co/QAdf1k2y 744 days ago from TweetDeck