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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Scott Hanselman | Scott Hanselman's Blog | 24 Apr 2014 19:31

Review: The Linksys WRT1900AC Dual-Wireless Router is the second coming of the WRT54GSubscribe to Scott Hanselman's Blog

Scott Hanselman writes "....I just blogged about how I simplified my home network with a MoCA/Ethernet bridge. As a part of my home network rebuild, I swapped out my Netgear N600 for a shiny new Linksys WRT1900AC Wireless Router. I've been a Linksys WRT54G fan for almost a..."
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Review: The Linksys WRT1900AC Dual-Wireless Router is the second coming of the WRT54G
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Scott Allen | OdeToCode by K. Scott Allen | 24 Apr 2014 09:12

Canceling $http Requests in AngularJSSubscribe to OdeToCode by K. Scott Allen

Scott Allen writes "....One of the objects you can pass along in the config argument of an $http operation is a timeout promise. If the promise resolves, Angular will cancel the corresponding HTTP request. Sounds easy, but in practice there are a few complications. Before..."
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Canceling $http Requests in AngularJS
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Oren Eini | Ayende @ Rahien | 24 Apr 2014 01:38

RavenDB Conf Videos: Introduction to document database modeling with RavenDBSubscribe to Ayende @ Rahien

Oren Eini writes "....We recorded the recent RavenDB conference, and we are starting to make them available now. The first to show up is Mauro Servienti’s intro talk to RavenDB. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0WEMNKk3HHU  ..."
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RavenDB Conf Videos: Introduction to document database modeling with RavenDB
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Scott Allen | OdeToCode by K. Scott Allen | 23 Apr 2014 09:12

Is It Time To Switch To JavaScript?Subscribe to OdeToCode by K. Scott Allen

Scott Allen writes "....Question from the mailbox: "After many years as a server side developer and DBA, is it time to make a switch to JavaScript and focus on client side development?" I think you need to work in an environment you enjoy. Some people do not enjoy client..."
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Is It Time To Switch To JavaScript?
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Oren Eini | Ayende @ Rahien | 23 Apr 2014 09:00

Corax: The problem of spaceSubscribe to Ayende @ Rahien

Oren Eini writes "....Corax is a research project that we have, to see how we can build a full text search library on top of Voron. Along the way, we take the chance to find out how Lucene does things, and what we can do better. Pretty much from the get go, Corax is..."
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Corax: The problem of space
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Scott Hanselman | Scott Hanselman's Blog | 22 Apr 2014 21:18

Simplifying your network with a bridge - Making an FIOs ActionTec MI424-WR a Network BridgeSubscribe to Scott Hanselman's Blog

Scott Hanselman writes "....I have FIOs Fiber-optic internet at my house and I'm very happy with it - have been for years. I get 35Mbit/s both up and down and it's rock solid. It's not technically all fiber of course, as the fiber goes into an ONT (Optical Network Terminal) in..."
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Oren Eini | Ayende @ Rahien | 22 Apr 2014 09:00

Success: From Opening a Champagne Bottle To Hiding Under the Bed with Said BottleSubscribe to Ayende @ Rahien

Oren Eini writes "....During the RavenDB courses* in the past few weeks, I was talking with one of the attendees and I came up with what I think is a great analogy. * Yes, courses, in the past 4 weeks, I’ve given the RavenDB course 3 times. That probably explains why I..."
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Success: From Opening a Champagne Bottle To Hiding Under the Bed with Said Bottle
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Bertrand Le Roy | Tales from the Evil Empire | 21 Apr 2014 15:00

On accessing chains of potentially null propertiesSubscribe to Tales from the Evil Empire

Bertrand Le Roy writes "....Raise your hand if you’ve ever written code looking like this: var result = default(int);if (fubar != null) { var foo = fubar.Foo; if (foo != null) { var bar = foo.Bar; if (bar != null) { result = bar.Baz; }..."
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On accessing chains of potentially null properties
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Scott Allen | OdeToCode by K. Scott Allen | 21 Apr 2014 09:12

Better Error Handling In AngularJSSubscribe to OdeToCode by K. Scott Allen

Scott Allen writes "....In my recent work I’ve been using two approaches to handling errors and exceptions. The ultimate goal is to not let an error go unnoticed. $exceptionHandler First up is a decorator for the $exceptionHandler service. We’ve looked at other decorators..."
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Better Error Handling In AngularJS
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Oren Eini | Ayende @ Rahien | 21 Apr 2014 09:00

The nice thing about working in a large team…Subscribe to Ayende @ Rahien

Oren Eini writes "....There are a lot of stuff that are hard to do when you are working on a large team. But the really nice thing is the velocity in which you can move. I just started the morning with the following commands: And I have another PR pending for a..."
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The nice thing about working in a large team…
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Featured Maven

Bertrand Le Roy, PhD, is a Program Manager in the ASP.NET team, specializing on Ajax. He represents Microsoft at the OpenAjax Alliance. He blogs about new and future features of ASP.NET, tips, tricks and samples for advanced and beginner ASP.NET developers and sometimes other random musings.

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 561 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. 561 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. 561 days ago from web


Jeff Atwood (codinghorror)

Jeff Atwood (codinghorror) @fmanjoo looks like "log in - Facebook" to me 561 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 561 days ago from Tweet Button


Bertrand Le Roy (bleroy)

Bertrand Le Roy (bleroy) Ha! http://t.co/ofThpizS 561 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. 561 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" 561 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. 561 days ago from TweetDeck


Bertrand Le Roy (bleroy)

Bertrand Le Roy (bleroy) @wwahammy It's according to http://t.co/QAdf1k2y 561 days ago from TweetDeck