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n.  An expert developer with great influence.

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Oren Eini | Ayende @ Rahien | 24 Feb 2017 10:00

How did the milk get to the fridge?Subscribe to Ayende @ Rahien

Oren Eini writes "....This is probably very much related to this post. Our office manager has been sick for about a week a while back, and that led to an interesting observation on my part. There was milk in the office fridge. Now, one of the (minor) things that she..."
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How did the milk get to the fridge?
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Scott Hanselman | Scott Hanselman's Blog | 24 Feb 2017 07:11

Xamarin .NET Workbooks - Interactive Computing is a stellar learning toolSubscribe to Scott Hanselman's Blog

Scott Hanselman writes "....I've been thinking a lot about how to best teach .NET and C#/F# to folks who are new to the space. We've added an in-browser no-install C# tutorial at http://dot.net. You can run through almost a few days lessons in C# without installing anything...."
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Xamarin .NET Workbooks - Interactive Computing is a stellar learning tool
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Oren Eini | Ayende @ Rahien | 23 Feb 2017 10:00

RavenDB Conference videos: Implementing CQRS and Event Sourcing with RavenDBSubscribe to Ayende @ Rahien

Oren Eini writes "....In this talk from the RavenDB conference, Elemar Júnior is talking about CQRS and using RavenDB for event souring. CQRS stands for Command Query Responsibility Segregation. That is, that command stack and query stack are designed separately. This..."
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Bertrand Le Roy | Tales from the Evil Empire | 22 Feb 2017 21:57

Orchard Harvest 2017–Orchard Core CMSSubscribe to Tales from the Evil Empire

Bertrand Le Roy writes "....For the last presentation of the day, Sébastien explained what Orchard Core is all about. Orchard Core runs on ASP.NET Core, and as a consequence is leaner, faster, and cross-platform. One big change is that its content is persisted as documents..."
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Orchard Harvest 2017–Orchard Core CMS
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Bertrand Le Roy | Tales from the Evil Empire | 22 Feb 2017 19:01

Orchard Harvest 2017–YesSqlSubscribe to Tales from the Evil Empire

Bertrand Le Roy writes "....Sébastien Ros gave a surprise demo of YesSql, the document database interface over relational databases that powers Orchard Core’s data access. YesSql stores plain objects into documents stored on a relational database. It supports SQL Server,..."
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Bertrand Le Roy | Tales from the Evil Empire | 22 Feb 2017 17:32

Orchard Harvest 2017–Client-side components in OrchardSubscribe to Tales from the Evil Empire

Bertrand Le Roy writes "....A client-side component is defined as a component that implements its rendering and behavior on the client, with server interactions going through some APIs. Such components can be implemented in Orchard using a range of technologies from simple..."
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Bertrand Le Roy | Tales from the Evil Empire | 22 Feb 2017 16:29

Orchard Harvest 2017–LocalizationSubscribe to Tales from the Evil Empire

Bertrand Le Roy writes "....Benedek is one of the founders of Lombiq, and the caretaker of Orchard localization. Application localization requires taking into account cultural differences such as gender, formal vs informal, pluralization, right to left, verbosity, accents,..."
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Bertrand Le Roy | Tales from the Evil Empire | 22 Feb 2017 15:02

Orchard Harvest 2017–Writing a theme for Orchard CoreSubscribe to Tales from the Evil Empire

Bertrand Le Roy writes "....In the first session of the second day of Orchard Harvest, Steve Taylor showed how to build a new theme for Orchard Core. All the pieces are already in place for building themed sites, and the work is similar to Orchard 1.x themes, except for some..."
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Orchard Harvest 2017–Writing a theme for Orchard Core
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Steve Smith | ardalis | 22 Feb 2017 14:45

Clean up unused git branchesSubscribe to ardalis

Steve Smith writes "....If you’re using git and creating branches, then making pull requests, and ultimately merging them back into your main/master branch, you may end up with unused branches cluttering your repository. They don’t really hurt anything, but..."
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Oren Eini | Ayende @ Rahien | 22 Feb 2017 10:00

Feature intersection bugs are the hardest to predictSubscribe to Ayende @ Rahien

Oren Eini writes "....This post is the story of RavenDB-6230, or as it is more commonly known as: “Creating auto-index on non-existent field breaks querying via Id”. It isn’t a big or important bug, and it has very little real world impact. But it is an interesting story..."
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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.

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 1598 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. 1598 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. 1598 days ago from web


Jeff Atwood (codinghorror)

Jeff Atwood (codinghorror) @fmanjoo looks like "log in - Facebook" to me 1598 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 1598 days ago from Tweet Button


Bertrand Le Roy (bleroy)

Bertrand Le Roy (bleroy) Ha! http://t.co/ofThpizS 1598 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. 1598 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" 1598 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. 1598 days ago from TweetDeck


Bertrand Le Roy (bleroy)

Bertrand Le Roy (bleroy) @wwahammy It's according to http://t.co/QAdf1k2y 1598 days ago from TweetDeck