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 | 15 Dec 2017 10:00

Queries++ in RavenDB: I suggest you can do betterSubscribe to Ayende @ Rahien

Oren Eini writes "....Sometimes, there is no escaping it, and you must accept some user’s input into your system. That sad state of affairs is problematic, because all users have one common tendencies, they are going to be entering weird stuff into your system. And when..."
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Queries++ in RavenDB: I suggest you can do better
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Steve Smith | ardalis | 14 Dec 2017 19:34

How to become master writing C# codeSubscribe to ardalis

Steve Smith writes "....The other day, someone posted to a discussion list I’m on with this subject line: How to become master writing C# code The discussion that followed had a lot of great ideas and insights, from many well-respected and experienced C# developers...."
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How to become master writing C# code
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Oren Eini | Ayende @ Rahien | 14 Dec 2017 10:00

The RavenDB 4.0 Workshops are now openedSubscribe to Ayende @ Rahien

Oren Eini writes "....I’m going to be giving several workshops about RavenDB 4.0 in the next few months. You can see the full details here, but the gist of it is that these are full day workshops with yours truly, aimed to take you from knowing absolutely nothing about..."
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The RavenDB 4.0 Workshops are now opened
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Scott Hanselman | Scott Hanselman's Blog | 14 Dec 2017 08:18

Setting up a managed container cluster with AKS and Kubernetes in the Azure Cloud running .NET Core in minutesSubscribe to Scott Hanselman's Blog

Scott Hanselman writes "....After building a Raspberry Pi Kubernetes Cluster, I wanted to see how quickly I could get up to speed on Kubernetes in Azure. I installed the Azure CLI (Command Line Interface) in a few minutes - works on Windows, Mac or Linux. I also remembered..."
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Setting up a managed container cluster with AKS and Kubernetes in the Azure Cloud running .NET Core in minutes
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Oren Eini | Ayende @ Rahien | 13 Dec 2017 10:00

Setting unrealistic goals, then exceeding themSubscribe to Ayende @ Rahien

Oren Eini writes "....One of the challenges in RavenDB 4.0 was the fact that I wanted to do something radically different. Over the past decade, every single release of RavenDB had improved the performance of the system, usually by some significant degree.Dreaming dreams..."
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Setting unrealistic goals, then exceeding them
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Oren Eini | Ayende @ Rahien | 12 Dec 2017 10:00

RavenDB 4.0 release statusSubscribe to Ayende @ Rahien

Oren Eini writes "....This post is mainly to get some information out, because people pointed out that we have been very quite about this recently.We have been very quite because we have been focused on working on the release. We are a couple of days away from final code..."
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RavenDB 4.0 release status
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Rick Strahl | Rick Strahl's Web Log | 12 Dec 2017 09:10

Easy Configuration Binding in ASP.NET Core - revisitedSubscribe to Rick Strahl's Web Log

Rick Strahl writes "....A long while back I wrote a detailed and still relevant post that discusses ASP.NET Core's new configuration model and binding of configuration values to .NET types. In it I discussed the configuration system and specifically in how to set up..."
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Easy Configuration Binding in ASP.NET Core - revisited
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Oren Eini | Ayende @ Rahien | 11 Dec 2017 10:00

Queries++ in RavenDB: Gimme more like thisSubscribe to Ayende @ Rahien

Oren Eini writes "....What do you do when you find something you like? If this a favorite dish at a restaurant, you keep order it forever and ever. But if this is something like a good book or a TV show, you’ll typically want to check out similar stuff to enjoy as well...."
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Queries++ in RavenDB: Gimme more like this
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Scott Hanselman | Scott Hanselman's Blog | 09 Dec 2017 06:52

The 2017 Christmas List of Best STEM Toys for kidsSubscribe to Scott Hanselman's Blog

Scott Hanselman writes "....In 2016 and 2015 I made a list of best Christmas STEM Toys for kids! If I may say so, they are still good lists today, so do check them out. Be aware I use Amazon referral links so I get a little kickback (and you support this blog!) when you use..."
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The 2017 Christmas List of Best STEM Toys for kids
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Oren Eini | Ayende @ Rahien | 08 Dec 2017 10:00

Reducing the cost of support with anticipatory errorsSubscribe to Ayende @ Rahien

Oren Eini writes "....I speak a lot about good error handlings and our perspective on support. We consider support to be a cost center (as in, we don’t want or expect to make money from support), I spoke at this at more length here. Today I run into what is probably the..."
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Reducing the cost of support with anticipatory errors
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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.

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