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Oren Eini | Ayende @ Rahien | 26 May 2016 09:00

The design of RavenDB 4.0: The client sideSubscribe to Ayende @ Rahien

Oren Eini writes "....We didn’t plan to do a lot of changes on the client side for RavenDB 4.0. We want to do most changes on the server side, and just adapt the client when we are doing something differently. However, we run into an interesting problem. A while ago we..."
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The design of RavenDB 4.0: The client side
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Oren Eini | Ayende @ Rahien | 25 May 2016 09:00

RavenDB 3.5 whirl wind tour: Got anything to declare, ya smuggler?Subscribe to Ayende @ Rahien

Oren Eini writes "....Here we have another aspect of making operations’ life easier. Supporting server-side import/export, including multiple databases, and using various options. Leaving aside the UI bugs in the column alignment (which will be fixed long before you..."
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RavenDB 3.5 whirl wind tour: Got anything to declare, ya smuggler?
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Scott Hanselman | Scott Hanselman's Blog | 24 May 2016 23:34

White House Visit - Foster Care and Technology HackathonSubscribe to Scott Hanselman's Blog

Scott Hanselman writes "....Hey friends! I am so proud to be a technology advisor for the the White House Foster Care and Technology Hackathon this week! While I'm participating in this event and advising as a private citizen, there is a Microsoft team. Here is a brief..."
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White House Visit - Foster Care and Technology Hackathon
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Scott Guthrie | ScottGu's Blog | 24 May 2016 22:11

I’m speaking at a Free AzureCraft event in London on June 3rdSubscribe to ScottGu's Blog

Scott Guthrie writes "....I’ll be in the UK next week presenting at the free AzureCraft event being held on June 3rd and 4th.  This event was created by the UK Azure User Group and is a great way to learn about Azure as well as engage with the Azure community in the UK...."
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I’m speaking at a Free AzureCraft event in London on June 3rd
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Steve Smith | ardalis | 24 May 2016 12:10

How to Target netcoreapp and net461 from ASPNET CoreSubscribe to ardalis

Steve Smith writes "....The default templates for ASP.NET Core RC2 apps only target “netcoreapp1.0”. If you wish to have one app target multiple frameworks, you can do so by first adding the new framework to the list in project.json (e.g. “net461”..."
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How to Target netcoreapp and net461 from ASPNET Core
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Oren Eini | Ayende @ Rahien | 24 May 2016 09:00

The design of RavenDB 4.0: Replication from server sideSubscribe to Ayende @ Rahien

Oren Eini writes "....Replication with RavenDB is one of our core features. Something that we had in the product from the very first release (although we did simplify things by several orders of magnitudes over the years). Replication is responsible for high..."
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The design of RavenDB 4.0: Replication from server side
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Steve Smith | ardalis | 23 May 2016 21:10

How To Specify Framework When Running ASPNET Core AppsSubscribe to ardalis

Steve Smith writes "....In .NET Core, you can target multiple frameworks from the same application. Where there are incompatibilities, you can use precompiler directives, like so: [crayon-574371baeaac9479520523/] However, if you have this in an application that also runs..."
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How To Specify Framework When Running ASPNET Core Apps
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Rick Strahl | Rick Strahl's Web Log | 23 May 2016 10:42

Strongly Typed Configuration Settings in ASP.NET CoreSubscribe to Rick Strahl's Web Log

Rick Strahl writes "....One of the first things I do whenever I start on a new project is to set up project level configuration. So it's no surprise as I'm starting to finally dig back into ASP.NET Core after the big re-org, the first thing I started with was..."
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Strongly Typed Configuration Settings in ASP.NET Core
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Oren Eini | Ayende @ Rahien | 23 May 2016 09:00

RavenDB 3.5 whirl wind tour: I'm no longer conflicted about thisSubscribe to Ayende @ Rahien

Oren Eini writes "....A natural consequence of RavenDB decision to never reject writes (a design decision that was influenced heavily by the Dynamo paper) is that it is possible for two servers to get client writes to the same document without coordination. RavenDB will..."
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RavenDB 3.5 whirl wind tour: I'm no longer conflicted about this
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Jeff Atwood | Coding Horror | 20 May 2016 22:05

The Golden Age of x86 GamingSubscribe to Coding Horror

Jeff Atwood writes "....I've been happy with my 2016 HTPC, but things have been changing fast, largely because of something I mentioned in passing back in November: The Xbox One and PS4 are effectively plain old PCs, built on: Intel Atom class (aka slow) AMD..."
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The Golden Age of x86 Gaming
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Oren Eini is a senior developer / architect, focusing on architecture, data access and best practices. Most often, he is working on building complex business systems using .Net 2.0, NHibernate and Castle's Frameworks, providing training and guidance for the use of Object Relational Mapping, Inversion of Control, Domain Driven Design and other exciting topics. Oren is an active member in several leading Open Source projects, including (but not limited :-) ) NHibernate, Castle and Rhino Mocks.

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 1324 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. 1324 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. 1324 days ago from web


Jeff Atwood (codinghorror)

Jeff Atwood (codinghorror) @fmanjoo looks like "log in - Facebook" to me 1324 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 1324 days ago from Tweet Button


Bertrand Le Roy (bleroy)

Bertrand Le Roy (bleroy) Ha! http://t.co/ofThpizS 1324 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. 1324 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" 1324 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. 1324 days ago from TweetDeck


Bertrand Le Roy (bleroy)

Bertrand Le Roy (bleroy) @wwahammy It's according to http://t.co/QAdf1k2y 1324 days ago from TweetDeck