DevMavens

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n.  A person who has special knowledge or experience;
an expert.

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n.  An expert developer with great influence.

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Rick Strahl | Rick Strahl's Web Log | 25 May 2017 19:30

Automating IIS Feature Installation with PowershellSubscribe to Rick Strahl's Web Log

Rick Strahl writes "....Here's an oldie but goodie, that keeps coming up for me rather frequently. I've been working with IIS on Windows for a loooong time and I have a number of products that go way back that run on IIS. As a result I deal with a lot of support issues..."
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Automating IIS Feature Installation with Powershell
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Steve Smith | ardalis | 25 May 2017 15:07

How do I Update a Nuget Package using dotnet CLISubscribe to ardalis

Steve Smith writes "....The current version of the dotnet command line interface provides features to add a nuget package, but doesn’t expose a separate command to update them. However, you can actually achieve this by simply running the dotnet add package command,..."
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How do I Update a Nuget Package using dotnet CLI
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Oren Eini | Ayende @ Rahien | 25 May 2017 09:00

Throw away the tests, I’m debugging this in production modeSubscribe to Ayende @ Rahien

Oren Eini writes "....Today I had a really strange revelation. We had an issue that related to race conditions in a distributed group, and we could just not figure out what was going on from the tests.Then we switch to a production mode, where each node was a separate..."
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Throw away the tests, I’m debugging this in production mode
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Steve Smith | ardalis | 24 May 2017 19:55

Should I Use WebListener or Kestrel or IIS on Windows?Subscribe to ardalis

Steve Smith writes "....Someone recently asked this question on GitHub, and I thought it was worth spreading this information more widely: I’ve been doing some research to figure out the best option to self host ASP.NET Web Api on Windows. Some articles recommend..."
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Should I Use WebListener or Kestrel or IIS on Windows?
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Steve Smith | ardalis | 24 May 2017 13:50

Life Hack – Listen FasterSubscribe to ardalis

Steve Smith writes "....I’ve been doing some traveling lately, which is when I tend to have time to catch up on listening to podcasts. I’m a fan of DotNetRocks, Hanselminutes, and Radiolab, among others. Unfortunately (or to be honest, fortunately), my daily..."
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Life Hack – Listen Faster
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Oren Eini | Ayende @ Rahien | 24 May 2017 09:00

Keeping secrets on Linux, ReduxSubscribe to Ayende @ Rahien

Oren Eini writes "....A few weeks ago I talked about how we can keep secrets on Linux. I wasn’t really happy with the solution we came up with, namely a file that is ACLed so only the database user can access it, and I kept mulling that over in my head. We wanted..."
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Keeping secrets on Linux, Redux
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Steve Smith | ardalis | 22 May 2017 13:57

Science of Great UI ReviewedSubscribe to ardalis

Steve Smith writes "....I’m reviewing Mark Miller‘s online course, The Science of Great UI. This course is the first in a series, with the forthcoming Design Like a Pro as the second, and several more planned after that. Mark’s pace in the course is very..."
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Science of Great UI Reviewed
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Oren Eini | Ayende @ Rahien | 22 May 2017 09:00

History of storage costs and the software design impactSubscribe to Ayende @ Rahien

Oren Eini writes "....Edgar F. Codd formulated the relational model in 1969. Ten years later, Oracle 2.0 comes to the market. And Sybase SQL Server came out with its first version in 1984. By the early 90s, it was clear that relational database has pushed out the..."
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History of storage costs and the software design impact
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Scott Hanselman | Scott Hanselman's Blog | 22 May 2017 01:37

Exploring the preconfigured browser-based Linux Cloud Shell built into the Azure PortalSubscribe to Scott Hanselman's Blog

Scott Hanselman writes "....At BUILD a few weeks ago I did a demo of the Azure Cloud Shell, now in preview. It's pretty fab and it's built into the Azure Portal and lives in your browser. You don't have to do anything, it's just there whenever you need it. I'm trying to..."
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Exploring the preconfigured browser-based Linux Cloud Shell built into the Azure Portal
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Oren Eini | Ayende @ Rahien | 19 May 2017 07:23

RavenDB 4.0: Managing encrypted databasesSubscribe to Ayende @ Rahien

Oren Eini writes "....On the right you can see how the new database creation dialog looks like, when you want to create a new encrypted database. I talked about the actual implementation of full database encryption before, but todays post’s focus is different.I want to..."
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RavenDB 4.0: Managing encrypted databases
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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 1689 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. 1689 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. 1689 days ago from web


Jeff Atwood (codinghorror)

Jeff Atwood (codinghorror) @fmanjoo looks like "log in - Facebook" to me 1689 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 1689 days ago from Tweet Button


Bertrand Le Roy (bleroy)

Bertrand Le Roy (bleroy) Ha! http://t.co/ofThpizS 1689 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. 1689 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" 1689 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. 1689 days ago from TweetDeck


Bertrand Le Roy (bleroy)

Bertrand Le Roy (bleroy) @wwahammy It's according to http://t.co/QAdf1k2y 1689 days ago from TweetDeck