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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Oren Eini | Ayende @ Rahien | 01 Sep 2014 09:00

Playing with RoslynSubscribe to Ayende @ Rahien

Oren Eini writes "....We do a lot of compiler work in RavenDB. Indexes are one such core example, where we take the C# language and beat both it and our heads against the wall until it agrees to do what we want it to. A lot of that is happening using the excellent..."
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Playing with Roslyn
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Oren Eini | Ayende @ Rahien | 31 Aug 2014 06:09

Inside RavenDB 3.0–Chapter 6 is doneSubscribe to Ayende @ Rahien

Oren Eini writes "....Chapter 6 isn’t something that I actually planned to write. I thought that I would be writing a high level guide into how to use and utilize RavenDB indexes. What came out was a detailed discussion on the actual RavenDB indexing process, including a..."
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Inside RavenDB 3.0–Chapter 6 is done
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Oren Eini | Ayende @ Rahien | 29 Aug 2014 09:00

Interview questions: Large text viewerSubscribe to Ayende @ Rahien

Oren Eini writes "....I mentioned that we are looking for more people to work for us. This time, we are looking for WPF people for working on the profiler, as well another hush hush project that we’ll hopefully be able to reveal in December. Because we are now looking..."
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Interview questions: Large text viewer
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Scott Hanselman | Scott Hanselman's Blog | 29 Aug 2014 01:41

ASP.NET vNext - August 2014 Status RollupSubscribe to Scott Hanselman's Blog

Scott Hanselman writes "....Work on the next version of ASP.NET continues. It's a world of Alpha software, Git commits, breaking changes, and daily builds. If you're not one for risk, this blog post is for you. Read about all the fun stuff that's going on, and install nothing...."
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ASP.NET vNext - August 2014 Status Rollup
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Oren Eini | Ayende @ Rahien | 28 Aug 2014 09:00

RavenDB 3.0–Release PlansSubscribe to Ayende @ Rahien

Oren Eini writes "....Well, I just committed the last feature for RavenDB 3.0, and all the tests are passing. What we are doing now is just working through the studio and running verification tests. Tomorrow or Sunday we are going to go live on our own systems with..."
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RavenDB 3.0–Release Plans
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Oren Eini | Ayende @ Rahien | 27 Aug 2014 09:00

Interview question: That annoying 3rd party serviceSubscribe to Ayende @ Rahien

Oren Eini writes "....We are still in a hiring mode. And today we have completed a new question for the candidates. The task itself is pretty simple, create a form for logging in or creating a new user. Seems simple enough, I think. But there is a small catch. We’ll..."
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Interview question: That annoying 3rd party service
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Scott Hanselman | Scott Hanselman's Blog | 26 Aug 2014 09:37

How to run Background Tasks in ASP.NETSubscribe to Scott Hanselman's Blog

Scott Hanselman writes "....A few years back Phil Haack wrote a great article on the dangers of recurring background tasks in ASP.NET. In it he points out a few gotchas that are SO common when folks try to do work in the background. Read it, but here's a summary from his post...."
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How to run Background Tasks in ASP.NET
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Oren Eini | Ayende @ Rahien | 26 Aug 2014 09:00

Hanselminutes Podcast: Inside RavenDB with Michael YarichukSubscribe to Ayende @ Rahien

Oren Eini writes "....Go and listen to this podcast: Scott chats with Michael Yarichuk about RavenDB. Michael works with Ayende and the RavenDB team on their document database. Scott is trying to learn about document databases and Michael helps him along the path,..."
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Hanselminutes Podcast: Inside RavenDB with Michael Yarichuk
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Oren Eini | Ayende @ Rahien | 25 Aug 2014 09:00

Azure DocumentDBSubscribe to Ayende @ Rahien

Oren Eini writes "....On Friday, Microsoft came up with Azure DocumentDB. You might say that I have a small interest in such things, so I headed over there to see what I can learn about this project. Aside from being somewhat annoyed with the name, this seems to be a..."
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Azure DocumentDB
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Oren Eini | Ayende @ Rahien | 22 Aug 2014 09:00

Inside RavenDB 3.0Subscribe to Ayende @ Rahien

Oren Eini writes "....I’ve been working for a while on seeing where we can improve RavenDB, and one of the things that I wanted to address is having an authoritative source to teach people about RavenDB. Not just documentation, those are very good for reference, but not..."
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Inside RavenDB 3.0
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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 690 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. 690 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. 691 days ago from web


Jeff Atwood (codinghorror)

Jeff Atwood (codinghorror) @fmanjoo looks like "log in - Facebook" to me 691 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 691 days ago from Tweet Button


Bertrand Le Roy (bleroy)

Bertrand Le Roy (bleroy) Ha! http://t.co/ofThpizS 691 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. 691 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" 691 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. 691 days ago from TweetDeck


Bertrand Le Roy (bleroy)

Bertrand Le Roy (bleroy) @wwahammy It's according to http://t.co/QAdf1k2y 691 days ago from TweetDeck