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n.  An expert developer with great influence.

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Bertrand Le Roy | Tales from the Evil Empire | 28 Aug 2015 15:00

Building elements for Orchard layouts 2Subscribe to Tales from the Evil Empire

Bertrand Le Roy writes "....In the previous post, I’ve shown how to build a simple layout element that was using the Forms API to build its editor. In this post, I’ll show a second element that doesn’t use the Forms API, but builds a custom editor instead. This element..."
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Building elements for Orchard layouts 2
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Oren Eini | Ayende @ Rahien | 28 Aug 2015 09:00

Concurrent max valueSubscribe to Ayende @ Rahien

Oren Eini writes "....For a feature in RavenDB, I need to figure out the maximum number of outputs per document an index has. Now, indexing runs in multiple threads at the same time, so we ended up with the following code: var actualIndexOutput =..."
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Concurrent max value
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Scott Guthrie | ScottGu's Blog | 27 Aug 2015 16:13

Announcing Great New SQL Database Capabilities in AzureSubscribe to ScottGu's Blog

Scott Guthrie writes "....Today we are making available several new SQL Database capabilities in Azure that enable you to build even better cloud applications.  In particular: We are introducing two new pricing tiers for our  Elastic Database Pool..."
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Announcing Great New SQL Database Capabilities in Azure
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Bertrand Le Roy | Tales from the Evil Empire | 27 Aug 2015 15:00

Building elements for Orchard layouts 1Subscribe to Tales from the Evil Empire

Bertrand Le Roy writes "....Orchard layouts are great, and they’re extensible. In this series of posts, I’ll show how to write your own layout elements. Custom elements are a great way to encapsulate and re-use common bits of layout. Instead of having to build..."
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Building elements for Orchard layouts 1
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Oren Eini | Ayende @ Rahien | 27 Aug 2015 09:00

Technical observations from my wifeSubscribe to Ayende @ Rahien

Oren Eini writes "....I was telling my wife about my day at work, and the conversation went something like that: Me: So we spent all day trying to optimize this really expensive query. Wife: What made it so expensive? Me: We weren’t sure, but it run for 300 – 400 ms!..."
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Technical observations from my wife
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Rick Strahl | Rick Strahl's Web Log | 26 Aug 2015 09:32

The Rise of JavaScript Frameworks – Part 2: TomorrowSubscribe to Rick Strahl's Web Log

Rick Strahl writes "....  In Part 1 of this series I talked about the current state of JavaScript frameworks and how in many ways JavaScript frameworks have become the new baseline for developing client centric Web applications or Single Page Applications. Due to the..."
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The Rise of JavaScript Frameworks – Part 2: Tomorrow
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Oren Eini | Ayende @ Rahien | 26 Aug 2015 09:00

Optimizing I/O throughputSubscribe to Ayende @ Rahien

Oren Eini writes "....We got a customer request about performance issues they were seeing on startup on a particular set of machines. Those machine run in a cloud environment, and they have… peculiar, one might say deviant, I/O characteristics. In particular, the I/O..."
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Optimizing I/O throughput
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Scott Hanselman | Scott Hanselman's Blog | 26 Aug 2015 08:18

On DisconnectingSubscribe to Scott Hanselman's Blog

Scott Hanselman writes "....Yes, I'm writing a blog post about disconnecting from technology. No, the irony is not lost on me. ;) This "vacation" thing is amazing.— Scott Hanselman (@shanselman) August 25, 2015   Disconnecting can be hard for a number of reasons, in my..."
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On Disconnecting
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Rob Conery | Rob Conery | 25 Aug 2015 16:56

PostgreSQL Document API Part 3: Finding ThingsSubscribe to Rob Conery

Rob Conery writes "....In parts 1 and 2 of this little series I showed various ways to save a document and then update its search field. I also showed how to do a Bulk Saves of many documents transactionally. In this post I’ll explore options for running queries. A..."
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PostgreSQL Document API Part 3: Finding Things
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Oren Eini | Ayende @ Rahien | 25 Aug 2015 09:00

Unsafe operations are required in the real worldSubscribe to Ayende @ Rahien

Oren Eini writes "....There is a pretty interesting discussion in the Raft mailing list, about clarifying some aspects of the Raft protocol. This led to some in depth discussion on the difference between algorithms in their raw state and the actual practice that you need..."
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Unsafe operations are required in the real world
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Featured Maven

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 1053 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. 1053 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. 1053 days ago from web


Jeff Atwood (codinghorror)

Jeff Atwood (codinghorror) @fmanjoo looks like "log in - Facebook" to me 1053 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 1053 days ago from Tweet Button


Bertrand Le Roy (bleroy)

Bertrand Le Roy (bleroy) Ha! http://t.co/ofThpizS 1054 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. 1054 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" 1054 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. 1054 days ago from TweetDeck


Bertrand Le Roy (bleroy)

Bertrand Le Roy (bleroy) @wwahammy It's according to http://t.co/QAdf1k2y 1054 days ago from TweetDeck