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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Oren Eini | Ayende @ Rahien | 04 Apr 2024 12:00

Vacations, leaky abstractions, and modeling concerns, oh my!Subscribe to Ayende @ Rahien

Oren Eini writes "....Our task today is to request (and obtain approval for) a vacation. But before we can make that request, we need to handle the challenge of building   the vacation requesting system. Along the way, I want to focus a little bit on how to deal..."
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Vacations, leaky abstractions, and modeling concerns, oh my!
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Oren Eini | Ayende @ Rahien | 28 Mar 2024 12:00

RavenDB’s storage engine: Voron–unlocking the secretSubscribe to Ayende @ Rahien

Oren Eini writes "....A couple of months ago I had the joy of giving an internal lecture to our developer group about Voron, RavenDB’s dedicated storage engine. In the lecture, I’m going over the design and implementation of our storage engine.If you ever had an interest..."
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RavenDB’s storage engine: Voron–unlocking the secret
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Oren Eini | Ayende @ Rahien | 27 Mar 2024 12:00

Certificates from the Ground UpSubscribe to Ayende @ Rahien

Oren Eini writes "....One of the most fun things that I do at work is share knowledge about how various things work. A few months ago I talked internally about how Certificates work. Instead of just describing the mechanism of that, I decided to actually walk our..."
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Certificates from the Ground Up
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Rick Strahl | Rick Strahl's Web Log | 27 Mar 2024 07:59

Html to PDF Generation using the WebView2 ControlSubscribe to Rick Strahl's Web Log

Rick Strahl writes "....I've been using HTML to PDF generation for quite some time for a variety of purposes specifically in Markdown Monster. There are many solutions available - some good, some bad and many very expensive = but I've good success in the past with the..."
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Html to PDF Generation using the WebView2 Control
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Oren Eini | Ayende @ Rahien | 25 Mar 2024 12:00

Permission to pay your money, please!Subscribe to Ayende @ Rahien

Oren Eini writes "....I’m trying to pay a SaaS bill online, and I run into the following issue. I have insufficient permissions to pay the invoice on the account. No insufficient funds, which is something that you’ll routinely run into when dealing with..."
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Permission to pay your money, please!
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Rob Conery | Rob Conery | 11 Mar 2024 19:20

🥷🏽 Self Sabotage: The Good PartsSubscribe to Rob Conery

Rob Conery writes "....Personal growth books claim self-sabotage holds us back. Business hustle books frame it as a necessary thing. Which is it?"
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Oren Eini | Ayende @ Rahien | 08 Mar 2024 12:00

Using analyzers in RavenDB indexingSubscribe to Ayende @ Rahien

Oren Eini writes "....We got an interesting question in the RavenDB Discussion:We have Polo (shirts) products. Some customers search for Polo and others search for Polos. The term Polos exists in only a few of the descriptions and marketing info so the results are..."
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Using analyzers in RavenDB indexing
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Rick Strahl | Rick Strahl's Web Log | 08 Mar 2024 10:21

Comparing Raw ASP.NET Request Throughput across VersionsSubscribe to Rick Strahl's Web Log

Rick Strahl writes "....It's that time of year again to upgrade to a new machine, and one of the first things I often do once the machine is set up is run some performance tests of a simple ASP.NET application that tests raw request throughput of a couple of JSON..."
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Comparing Raw ASP.NET Request Throughput across Versions
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Oren Eini | Ayende @ Rahien | 07 Mar 2024 12:00

Coding after work: RavenDb, passion, and books with Dejan MilicicSubscribe to Ayende @ Rahien

Oren Eini writes "....In this episode we talk to Dejan Milicic about the new version of RavenDb that just dropped. We also talk about how important passion is as a developer.You can listen to this here...."
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Coding after work: RavenDb, passion, and books with Dejan Milicic
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Scott Hanselman | Scott Hanselman's Blog | 07 Mar 2024 01:12

Updating to .NET 8, updating to IHostBuilder, and running Playwright Tests within NUnit headless or headed on any OSSubscribe to Scott Hanselman's Blog

Scott Hanselman writes "....I've been doing not just Unit Testing for my sites but full on Integration Testing and Browser Automation Testing as early as 2007 with Selenium. Lately, however, I've been using the faster and generally more compatible Playwright. It has one API..."
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Updating to .NET 8, updating to IHostBuilder, and running Playwright Tests within NUnit headless or headed on any OS
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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 4208 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. 4208 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. 4208 days ago from web


Jeff Atwood (codinghorror)

Jeff Atwood (codinghorror) @fmanjoo looks like "log in - Facebook" to me 4208 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 4208 days ago from Tweet Button


Bertrand Le Roy (bleroy)

Bertrand Le Roy (bleroy) Ha! http://t.co/ofThpizS 4208 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. 4208 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" 4208 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. 4208 days ago from TweetDeck


Bertrand Le Roy (bleroy)

Bertrand Le Roy (bleroy) @wwahammy It's according to http://t.co/QAdf1k2y 4208 days ago from TweetDeck