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n.  A person who has special knowledge or experience;
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n.  An expert developer with great influence.

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Oren Eini | Ayende @ Rahien | 01 Aug 2014 09:00

Production analysis and trouble shooting with RavenDBSubscribe to Ayende @ Rahien

Oren Eini writes "....The annoying thing about software in production is that it is a  black box. It just sits there, doing something, and you have very little input into what. Oh, you can look at the CPU usage and memory consumption, you can try to figure out what..."
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Production analysis and trouble shooting with RavenDB
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Steve Smith | Blog | 31 Jul 2014 14:46

Getting Started with Castle WindsorSubscribe to Blog

Steve Smith writes "....My preferred IoC container is StructureMap, but I’m going to be working with a client who uses Castle Windsor as their standard container, so I decided to learn a bit about it this week.  I created a simple console application and included some..."
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Getting Started with Castle Windsor
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Scott Allen | OdeToCode by K. Scott Allen | 31 Jul 2014 09:12

The Features of ES6 Part 1: LetSubscribe to OdeToCode by K. Scott Allen

Scott Allen writes "....The next version of ECMAScript is on the way, and I’m  genuinely excited about the changes to the JavaScript language. Thus, a series of posts with code and commentary will commence. let: The Story Variable scope in JavaScript has been a..."
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The Features of ES6 Part 1: Let
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Oren Eini | Ayende @ Rahien | 31 Jul 2014 09:00

RavenDB On AzureSubscribe to Ayende @ Rahien

Oren Eini writes "....It took a while, but it is here. The most requested feature on the Azure Store is here: This is currently only available on the East US region. That is going to change, but it will take a bit of time. You can vote on which regions you want RavenHQ..."
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RavenDB On Azure
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Scott Allen | OdeToCode by K. Scott Allen | 30 Jul 2014 11:12

Easily Generate Microsoft Office Files From C#Subscribe to OdeToCode by K. Scott Allen

Scott Allen writes "....It was over a decade ago when I was first asked to generate Microsoft Office files from a web application. In those days there weren’t many options available to create Office files, but for small applications it was possible to automate Office..."
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Easily Generate Microsoft Office Files From C#
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Oren Eini | Ayende @ Rahien | 30 Jul 2014 09:00

What is my query doing?Subscribe to Ayende @ Rahien

Oren Eini writes "....Recently we had to deal with several customers support requests about slow queries in RavenDB. Now, just to give you some idea about the scope. We consider a query slow if it takes more than 50ms to execute (excluding client side caching). In this..."
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What is my query doing?
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Scott Hanselman | Scott Hanselman's Blog | 30 Jul 2014 05:53

How to create a file with a . dot prefix in Windows ExplorerSubscribe to Scott Hanselman's Blog

Scott Hanselman writes "....If you right click in Windows and try to make a new text file with a . period/dot in front of it: Name the file...something like .gitignore, for example. You'll get the "You must type a file name" error. But, rather than typing..."
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How to create a file with a . dot prefix in Windows Explorer
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Scott Hanselman | Scott Hanselman's Blog | 30 Jul 2014 05:29

NuGet Package of the Week: MarkdownLog makes log files much prettierSubscribe to Scott Hanselman's Blog

Scott Hanselman writes "....While I'm not 100% gaga over Markdown as I know many of you are, I definitely appreciate it's usefulness and it's clarity. Some folks would say I shouldn't rest until every binary document on my hard drive has been converted to Markdown. I say, nay..."
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NuGet Package of the Week: MarkdownLog makes log files much prettier
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Scott Allen | OdeToCode by K. Scott Allen | 29 Jul 2014 09:12

Debugging AngularJS In The ConsoleSubscribe to OdeToCode by K. Scott Allen

Scott Allen writes "....Although Batarang gets a lot of attention, there may come a time when you need to dig a bit deeper into an Angular application, particularly if you are debugging or spelunking someone else’s application and you aren’t familiar with the entire code..."
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Debugging AngularJS In The Console
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Rick Strahl | Rick Strahl's Web Log | 29 Jul 2014 09:03

Using FiddlerCore to capture HTTP Requests with .NETSubscribe to Rick Strahl's Web Log

Rick Strahl writes "....Over the last few weeks I’ve been working on my Web load testing utility West Wind WebSurge. One of the key components of a load testing tool is the ability to capture URLs effectively so that you can play them back later under load. One of the..."
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Using FiddlerCore to capture HTTP Requests with .NET
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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 659 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. 659 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. 659 days ago from web


Jeff Atwood (codinghorror)

Jeff Atwood (codinghorror) @fmanjoo looks like "log in - Facebook" to me 659 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 659 days ago from Tweet Button


Bertrand Le Roy (bleroy)

Bertrand Le Roy (bleroy) Ha! http://t.co/ofThpizS 659 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. 659 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" 659 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. 659 days ago from TweetDeck


Bertrand Le Roy (bleroy)

Bertrand Le Roy (bleroy) @wwahammy It's according to http://t.co/QAdf1k2y 659 days ago from TweetDeck