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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 RSS Feed | 17 Dec 2021 21:20

Little's LawSubscribe to Ardalis RSS Feed

Steve Smith writes "....Little's Law was first described in 1954 and later proved by John Little in 1961. It is typically expressed as: L = λW L represents the…"
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Steve Smith | Ardalis RSS Feed | 14 Sep 2021 00:00

Should Controllers Reference Repositories or ServicesSubscribe to Ardalis RSS Feed

Steve Smith writes "....A common question students ask when learning about Clean Architecture, SOLID, and/or Domain-Driven Design (DDD) is whether controllers (or…"
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Oren Eini | Ayende @ Rahien | 13 Sep 2021 12:00

The latency of making a coffee cupSubscribe to Ayende @ Rahien

Oren Eini writes "....I recently had to discuss the issue on the impact of latency a few times, and I found the coffee cup analogy to be an excellent tool to explain exactly what is going on. Consider the humble coffee cup, without which there would be no code.It is a..."
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The latency of making a coffee cup
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Oren Eini | Ayende @ Rahien | 09 Sep 2021 12:00

Creating Pivot indexes in RavenDBSubscribe to Ayende @ Rahien

Oren Eini writes "....I got an interesting question by email and I thought that this is worth a post. The question was whatever RavenDB can handle Pivot tasks. Consider the case where I have orders data, and I want to see a summary product sales on a monthly basis, like..."
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Creating Pivot indexes in RavenDB
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Scott Hanselman | Scott Hanselman's Blog | 07 Sep 2021 18:02

Minimal APIs at a glance in .NET 6Subscribe to Scott Hanselman's Blog

Scott Hanselman writes "....David Fowler doesn't have a blog. I think the psychic weight of having a blog would stress him out. Fortunately, David's 'blog' is actually hidden in his prolific GitHub commits and GitHub Gists. David has been quietly creating  an amazing..."
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Minimal APIs at a glance in .NET 6
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Steve Smith | Ardalis RSS Feed | 07 Sep 2021 00:00

Refactoring to Value ObjectsSubscribe to Ardalis RSS Feed

Steve Smith writes "....Value Objects are a part of Domain-Driven Design, and Julie Lerman and I cover them in our DDD Fundamentals course on Pluralsight. Even if…"
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Rick Strahl | Rick Strahl's Web Log | 03 Sep 2021 17:48

Launching Visual Studio Code cleanly from a .NET ApplicationSubscribe to Rick Strahl's Web Log

Rick Strahl writes "....Visual Studio Code has pretty much become the de facto developer editor for most developers, so it's typically what developers want to see when reviewing any sort of code or text based content like code or logs. If you have an application that lets..."
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Launching Visual Studio Code cleanly from a .NET Application
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Scott Hanselman | Scott Hanselman's Blog | 02 Sep 2021 19:27

A .NET 6 Minimal API Todo example PlaygroundSubscribe to Scott Hanselman's Blog

Scott Hanselman writes "....I really like minimal Web APIs. I've liked the idea for years. With .NET 6, it's starting to happen! Damian Edwards has an interesting minimal API Playground on his GitHub and Maria Naggaga did a great talk on Minimal APIs in .NET 6 that's up on..."
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A .NET 6 Minimal API Todo example Playground
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Scott Hanselman | Scott Hanselman's Blog | 31 Aug 2021 19:31

My Ultimate PowerShell prompt with Oh My Posh and the Windows TerminalSubscribe to Scott Hanselman's Blog

Scott Hanselman writes "....I've long blogged about my love of setting up a nice terminal, getting the prompt just right, setting my colors, fonts, glyphs, and more. Here's some of my posts. How to make a pretty prompt in Windows Terminal with Powerline, Nerd Fonts, Cascadia..."
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My Ultimate PowerShell prompt with Oh My Posh and the Windows Terminal
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Oren Eini | Ayende @ Rahien | 27 Aug 2021 12:00

Cascading retries and the sulky applicationsSubscribe to Ayende @ Rahien

Oren Eini writes "....I recently run into a bit of code that made me go: Stop! Don’t you dare going this way! The reason that I had such a reaction for the code in question is that I have seen where such code will lead you, and that is not anywhere good. The code..."
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Cascading retries and the sulky applications
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Rick Strahl's Web Log provides a variety of .NET development topics with focus on ASP.NET and enterprise development. Topics are wide ranging from introductory articles to tips and tricks, observations in the process of software development and examination of new and upcoming technologies. Content is honest and sometimes outspoken and doesn't tote any particular party line - Rick says it as he sees it.

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 3263 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. 3263 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. 3263 days ago from web


Jeff Atwood (codinghorror)

Jeff Atwood (codinghorror) @fmanjoo looks like "log in - Facebook" to me 3263 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 3263 days ago from Tweet Button


Bertrand Le Roy (bleroy)

Bertrand Le Roy (bleroy) Ha! http://t.co/ofThpizS 3263 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. 3263 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" 3263 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. 3263 days ago from TweetDeck


Bertrand Le Roy (bleroy)

Bertrand Le Roy (bleroy) @wwahammy It's according to http://t.co/QAdf1k2y 3263 days ago from TweetDeck