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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Steve Smith | ardalis.com | 29 Jun 2015 16:24

Seamless Multi-Computer CPU SharingSubscribe to ardalis.com

Steve Smith writes "....Something I’d love to see in a future version of Windows is a seamless way to use some of the extra computers I always tend to have on my network, whether at home or at the office. For CPU-intensive activities like video rendering, whether..."
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Seamless Multi-Computer CPU Sharing
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Jeffrey Palermo | Jeffrey Palermo (.com) | 28 Jun 2015 04:54

Visual Studio 2013 Crashes On Startup–my solutionSubscribe to Jeffrey Palermo (.com)

Jeffrey Palermo writes "....When preparing for my master developer boot camp class I’m teaching next week for a client, my Visual Studio 2013 installation started crashing on startup.  This had happened to me before, and I reinstalled VS to get it working again. ..."
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Visual Studio 2013 Crashes On Startup–my solution
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Steve Smith | ardalis.com | 25 Jun 2015 06:27

Exposing Private Collection Properties to Entity FrameworkSubscribe to ardalis.com

Steve Smith writes "....When following good object-oriented design principles and domain-driven design fundamentals, one should avoid exposing collection properties directly from the domain model. This can be a difficult goal to achieve with Entity Framework 6.x, since its..."
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Exposing Private Collection Properties to Entity Framework
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Scott Guthrie | ScottGu's Blog | 25 Jun 2015 05:59

New Azure Billing APIs AvailableSubscribe to ScottGu's Blog

Scott Guthrie writes "....Organizations moving to the cloud can achieve significant cost savings.  But to achieve the maximum benefit you need to be able to accurately track your cloud spend in order to monitor and predict your costs. Enterprises need to be able to get..."
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New Azure Billing APIs Available
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Rick Strahl | Rick Strahl's Web Log | 24 Jun 2015 09:12

Rebooting Database Localization for ASP.NET with West Wind Globalization 2.0Subscribe to Rick Strahl's Web Log

Rick Strahl writes "....In the last few months I’ve been posting a lot of entries related to some of the work I’ve been doing on the Westwind Globalization 2.0 Library. It’s been a long while coming and I’m happy to announce that the new version is now officially released..."
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Rebooting Database Localization for ASP.NET with West Wind Globalization 2.0
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Bertrand Le Roy | Tales from the Evil Empire | 23 Jun 2015 05:44

The Evil Empire Strikes BackSubscribe to Tales from the Evil Empire

Bertrand Le Roy writes "....A little more than three years ago, I left Microsoft, and co-founded Nwazet, a hardware company that built cool products for makers. At the end of 2014, we sold our intellectual property to ModMyPi. Since then, I’ve been doing freelance consulting..."
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The Evil Empire Strikes Back
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Scott Hanselman | Scott Hanselman's Blog | 23 Jun 2015 00:29

Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro Micro-HDMI not working? Easy fix.Subscribe to Scott Hanselman's Blog

Scott Hanselman writes "....This blog post is likely not for you, unless it totally is. Which is why I'm posting it. My Dad's Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro was driving him batty for months. It was bugging me even more, as I am the assigned IT manager for my family. I'm sure you are..."
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Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro Micro-HDMI not working? Easy fix.
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Oren Eini | Ayende @ Rahien | 22 Jun 2015 09:00

Multi threaded debuggingSubscribe to Ayende @ Rahien

Oren Eini writes "....This is me trying to work with a 35GB dump file, issuing commands takes too long, so we parallelized it..."
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Multi threaded debugging
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Scott Hanselman | Scott Hanselman's Blog | 20 Jun 2015 07:29

How to use Process Monitor and Process ExplorerSubscribe to Scott Hanselman's Blog

Scott Hanselman writes "....I was chatting with Phil Haack today about a weird little bug/feature we were seeing in GitHub for Windows. I don't have the source code for the application, but I wanted to explore what was going on and get some insight so I could give Phil a..."
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How to use Process Monitor and Process Explorer
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Rick Strahl | Rick Strahl's Web Log | 19 Jun 2015 17:51

Strongly typed AppSettings Configuration in ASP.NET 5Subscribe to Rick Strahl's Web Log

Rick Strahl writes "....ASP.NET has long had an AppSettings style configuration interface that you see used by most applications. AppSettings in current versions of ASP.NET (4 and prior) is based on very basic string based key value store that allows you to store and read..."
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Strongly typed AppSettings Configuration in ASP.NET 5
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Featured Maven

Steve Smith is a Microsoft Regional Director, MVP, ASPInsider, and frequent conference speaker. His blog covers a variety of .NET topics with a frequent focus on software development techniques and application performance tips.

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 992 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. 992 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. 992 days ago from web


Jeff Atwood (codinghorror)

Jeff Atwood (codinghorror) @fmanjoo looks like "log in - Facebook" to me 992 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 992 days ago from Tweet Button


Bertrand Le Roy (bleroy)

Bertrand Le Roy (bleroy) Ha! http://t.co/ofThpizS 992 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. 992 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" 992 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. 992 days ago from TweetDeck


Bertrand Le Roy (bleroy)

Bertrand Le Roy (bleroy) @wwahammy It's according to http://t.co/QAdf1k2y 992 days ago from TweetDeck