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Steve Smith | Blog | 21 Aug 2014 13:16

Anthropomorphism Raised to OrganizationalismSubscribe to Blog

Steve Smith writes "....Recently on twitter, Michael Feathers raised some interesting points about how the media tends to naturally group individuals together, especially “on the Internet”: As he notes, we already have a word for treating inanimate objects as if they were..."
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Anthropomorphism Raised to Organizationalism
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Oren Eini | Ayende @ Rahien | 21 Aug 2014 09:00

NHibernate 4.0 released!Subscribe to Ayende @ Rahien

Oren Eini writes "....You can get it here! This has a lot of bug fixes, fitting into the .NET 4.x eco system and in general good stuff. Probably my favorite one is the SQL Server 2012 paging, which is so much easier to understand. Happy hibernating…"
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Dave Ward | Encosia | 21 Aug 2014 06:43

Fix “addthis_config not defined” when using async AddThisSubscribe to Encosia

Dave Ward writes "....I recently decided to pony up for AddThis Pro. Spread across up to five sites, that’s not very much to pay for a wide variety of well-designed social widgets. Certainly much less than what my time would be worth to reinvent them from scratch...."
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Fix “addthis_config not defined” when using async AddThis
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Oren Eini | Ayende @ Rahien | 21 Aug 2014 06:00

It is a good day, celebrate itSubscribe to Ayende @ Rahien

Oren Eini writes "....It is a good day, so I decided to share some joy. For today only, we offer 21% discount for all our products. You can get that using coupon code: bzeiglglay This applies to RavenDB (Standard, Enterprise and ISV), RavenDB Professional &..."
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It is a good day, celebrate it
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Jeffrey Palermo | Jeffrey Palermo (.com) | 20 Aug 2014 16:04

Developer interested in business? Join me next week for JWMI eventSubscribe to Jeffrey Palermo (.com)

Jeffrey Palermo writes "....As many of you know, I went back to school 2011-2012 at the Jack Welch Management Institute and earned my MBA. My entire career has been writing business software, and now I've layered on business education to help me make that business software..."
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Developer interested in business? Join me next week for JWMI event
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Oren Eini | Ayende @ Rahien | 20 Aug 2014 09:00

Question 6 is a trap, a very useful oneSubscribe to Ayende @ Rahien

Oren Eini writes "....In my interview questions, I give candidates a list of 6 questions. They can either solve 3 questions from 1 to 5, or they can solve question 6. Stop for a moment and ponder that. What do you assume that relative complexity of those questions?..."
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Question 6 is a trap, a very useful one
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Scott Allen | OdeToCode by K. Scott Allen | 19 Aug 2014 09:12

Karma Is Not Just For AngularJSSubscribe to OdeToCode by K. Scott Allen

Scott Allen writes "....The AngularJS team created Karma, but Karma isn’t tied to AngularJS. As a test runner, I can use Karma to run tests against any JavaScript code using a variety of testing frameworks in a variety of browsers. All I need is Node.js. Pretend I am..."
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Karma Is Not Just For AngularJS
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Oren Eini | Ayende @ Rahien | 19 Aug 2014 09:00

Troubleshooting, when F5 debugging can’t help youSubscribe to Ayende @ Rahien

Oren Eini writes "....You might have noticed that we have been doing a lot of work on the operational side of things. To make sure that we give you as good a story as possible with regards to the care & feeding of RavenDB. This post isn’t about this. This post is..."
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Troubleshooting, when F5 debugging can’t help you
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Rick Strahl | Rick Strahl's Web Log | 18 Aug 2014 18:00

The broken Promise of the Mobile WebSubscribe to Rick Strahl's Web Log

Rick Strahl writes "....High end mobile devices have been with us now for almost 7 years and they have utterly transformed the way we access information. Mobile phones and smartphones that have access to the Internet and host smart applications are in the hands of a large..."
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The broken Promise of the Mobile Web
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Scott Allen | OdeToCode by K. Scott Allen | 18 Aug 2014 09:12

Features of ES6 Part 4: Rest ParametersSubscribe to OdeToCode by K. Scott Allen

Scott Allen writes "....A rest parameter allows a function to work with an unknown or variable number of arguments. A function’s rest parameter always appears at the end of the function’s argument list and uses a triple dot prefix (...), as shown below. let doWork =..."
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Features of ES6 Part 4: Rest Parameters
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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 679 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. 679 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. 679 days ago from web


Jeff Atwood (codinghorror)

Jeff Atwood (codinghorror) @fmanjoo looks like "log in - Facebook" to me 679 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 679 days ago from Tweet Button


Bertrand Le Roy (bleroy)

Bertrand Le Roy (bleroy) Ha! http://t.co/ofThpizS 680 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. 680 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" 680 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. 680 days ago from TweetDeck


Bertrand Le Roy (bleroy)

Bertrand Le Roy (bleroy) @wwahammy It's according to http://t.co/QAdf1k2y 680 days ago from TweetDeck