DevMavens

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

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('dev-mā'vən)

n.  An expert developer with great influence.

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Scott Allen | OdeToCode by K. Scott Allen | 18 Sep 2019 12:21

New Pluralsight Course – ASP.NET MVC 5 FundamentalsSubscribe to OdeToCode by K. Scott Allen

Scott Allen writes "....Yes, ASP.NET MVC 5 Fundamentals is a new course, made from scratch, and made with care. I’ve been asked why I’m taking the time to make courses on frameworks that are old and out of fashion. The answer is because an extraordinary number of..."
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New Pluralsight Course – ASP.NET MVC 5 Fundamentals
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Oren Eini | Ayende @ Rahien | 18 Sep 2019 12:00

Keynote: When Select() is BrokenSubscribe to Ayende @ Rahien

Oren Eini writes "....My keynote at the Progressive.NET conference is now live here."
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Steve Smith | ardalis | 18 Sep 2019 01:07

Attacking Technical DebtSubscribe to ardalis

Steve Smith writes "....Technical Debt is a metaphor for shortcuts and hacks in software that make it more difficult to change and maintain than it could be with an optimal design. Many applications have accumulated a large amount of technical debt, and figuring out how to..."
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Attacking Technical Debt
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Scott Hanselman | Scott Hanselman's Blog | 17 Sep 2019 22:53

Patching the new Cascadia Code to include Powerline Glyphs and other Nerd Fonts for the Windows TerminalSubscribe to Scott Hanselman's Blog

Scott Hanselman writes "....Microsoft released a nice new ligature-friendly open source font this week called Cascadia Code. It'll eventually be shipped with the open source Windows Terminal (you can get it from the store fee) but for now you can just download and install the..."
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Patching the new Cascadia Code to include Powerline Glyphs and other Nerd Fonts for the Windows Terminal
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Oren Eini | Ayende @ Rahien | 16 Sep 2019 12:00

Inside RavenDB now available on RavenDB.NetSubscribe to Ayende @ Rahien

Oren Eini writes "....You can now read the Inside RavenDB directly in your browser.  I’m really happy about this, not just because you can browse the full book online (or download to PDF) completely free. The main point is that now I can link directly to the..."
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Inside RavenDB now available on RavenDB.Net
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Oren Eini | Ayende @ Rahien | 13 Sep 2019 12:00

Writing high performance code despite C#Subscribe to Ayende @ Rahien

Oren Eini writes "....Consider the following C code snippet:This code cannot be written in C#. Why? Because you can’t use ‘+’ on bool, and you can’t cast bools. So I wrote this code, instead:And then I changed it to be this code:Can you tell why I did that? And what is..."
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Writing high performance code despite C#
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Scott Hanselman | Scott Hanselman's Blog | 12 Sep 2019 22:43

Emulating a PlayStation 1 (PSX) entirely with C# and .NETSubscribe to Scott Hanselman's Blog

Scott Hanselman writes "....I was reading an older post in an emulator forum where someone was asking for a Playstation 1 (PSX) emulator written in C#, and the replies went on and on about how C# and .NET are not suited for emulation, C# is far too slow, negativity, blah blah...."
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Emulating a PlayStation 1 (PSX) entirely with C# and .NET
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Scott Allen | OdeToCode by K. Scott Allen | 12 Sep 2019 12:21

.NET Core Opinion 14 - Razor Pages for HTML, Controllers for APIsSubscribe to OdeToCode by K. Scott Allen

Scott Allen writes ".....NET Core opinions are returning from a summer holiday in time to brave the melancholia of autumn. ASP.NET Core 2.0 introduced Razor Pages, which I believe are superior to the MVC framework when building HTML applications with .NET Core. Razor Pages..."
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.NET Core Opinion 14 - Razor Pages for HTML, Controllers for APIs
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Jeff Atwood | Coding Horror | 12 Sep 2019 07:24

The Rise of the Electric ScooterSubscribe to Coding Horror

Jeff Atwood writes "....In an electric car, the (enormous) battery is a major part of the price. If electric car prices are decreasing, battery costs must be decreasing, because it's not like the cost of fabricating rubber, aluminum, and steel into car shapes can decline..."
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The Rise of the Electric Scooter
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Steve Smith | ardalis | 11 Sep 2019 12:25

Enforce Developer Workflow Policies with Branch ProtectionSubscribe to ardalis

Steve Smith writes "....A frequent question I hear from clients is some variant of “Ok, Continuous Integration is great, but how do we get everybody on the team to pay attention to it?” This is obviously a bigger problem if the question is coming from a lone..."
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Enforce Developer Workflow Policies with Branch Protection
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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 2536 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. 2536 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. 2536 days ago from web


Jeff Atwood (codinghorror)

Jeff Atwood (codinghorror) @fmanjoo looks like "log in - Facebook" to me 2536 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 2536 days ago from Tweet Button


Bertrand Le Roy (bleroy)

Bertrand Le Roy (bleroy) Ha! http://t.co/ofThpizS 2536 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. 2536 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" 2536 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. 2536 days ago from TweetDeck


Bertrand Le Roy (bleroy)

Bertrand Le Roy (bleroy) @wwahammy It's according to http://t.co/QAdf1k2y 2536 days ago from TweetDeck