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 | 20 Jul 2018 09:00

Connection handling and authentication in RavenDB 4.0Subscribe to Ayende @ Rahien

Oren Eini writes "....An interesting question has popped up in the mailing list about the behavior of RavenDB. When will RavenDB client send the certificate to the server for authentication? SSL handshake typically takes multiple round trips to negotiate an SSL..."
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Connection handling and authentication in RavenDB 4.0
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Scott Hanselman | Scott Hanselman's Blog | 20 Jul 2018 05:46

AltCover and ReportGenerator give amazing code coverage on .NET CoreSubscribe to Scott Hanselman's Blog

Scott Hanselman writes "....I'm continuing to explore testing and code coverage on open source .NET Core. Earlier this week I checked out coverlet. There is also the venerable OpenCover and there's some cool work being done to get OpenCover working with .NET Core, but it's..."
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AltCover and ReportGenerator give amazing code coverage on .NET Core
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Oren Eini | Ayende @ Rahien | 19 Jul 2018 09:00

Spanification in RavenDBSubscribe to Ayende @ Rahien

Oren Eini writes "....We are nearly done with RavenDB 4.1. There are currently a few minor stuff that we are still handling, but we are gearing up to push this to our production systems as part of our usual test matrix. Naturally, this means that we are already thinking..."
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Spanification in RavenDB
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Rob Conery | Rob Conery | 18 Jul 2018 21:39

Working Smarter, Not Harder, Part 1Subscribe to Rob Conery

Rob Conery writes "....This last month has been intense. I'm writing the second volume of The Imposter's Handbook with Scott Hanselman, I moved back to Hawaii, and I'm trying to finish up a sprint for a contract I've been working on over the last few months. My time is..."
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Working Smarter, Not Harder, Part 1
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Scott Allen | OdeToCode by K. Scott Allen | 18 Jul 2018 10:14

Edge versus Chrome - A Quick createElement BenchmarkSubscribe to OdeToCode by K. Scott Allen

Scott Allen writes "....I’ve been mixing up my browser usage over the last year to give MS Edge a closer look. Some pages are noticeably slower in Edge. Looking in the developer tools, the slow pages have thousands of calls to createElement and createDocumentFragment, so..."
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Edge versus Chrome - A Quick createElement Benchmark
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Scott Hanselman | Scott Hanselman's Blog | 18 Jul 2018 07:39

.NET Core Code Coverage as a Global Tool with coverletSubscribe to Scott Hanselman's Blog

Scott Hanselman writes "....Last week I blogged about "dotnet outdated," an essential .NET Core "global tool" that helps you find out what NuGet package reference you need to update. .NET Core Global Tools are really taking off right now. They are meant for devs - this isn't..."
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.NET Core Code Coverage as a Global Tool with coverlet
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Scott Allen | OdeToCode by K. Scott Allen | 16 Jul 2018 10:03

7 Tips for Troubleshooting ASP.NET Core Startup ErrorsSubscribe to OdeToCode by K. Scott Allen

Scott Allen writes "....“An unexpected error occurred” is the least informative error message of all error messages. It is as if cosmic rays have transformed your predictable computing machinery into a white noise generator. Startup errors with ASP.NET Core..."
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7 Tips for Troubleshooting ASP.NET Core Startup Errors
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Scott Hanselman | Scott Hanselman's Blog | 13 Jul 2018 10:16

Lynx is dead - Long live Browsh for text-based internet browsingSubscribe to Scott Hanselman's Blog

Scott Hanselman writes "....The standard for browsing the web over a text-=based terminal is Lynx, right? It's the legendary text web browser that you can read about at https://lynx.invisible-island.net/ or, even better, run right now with docker run --rm -it nbrown/lynx lynx..."
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Lynx is dead - Long live Browsh for text-based internet browsing
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Oren Eini | Ayende @ Rahien | 13 Jul 2018 05:19

On interns and hiring people at the first stages of their careerSubscribe to Ayende @ Rahien

Oren Eini writes "....When looking for candidates, there is an ideal candidate. It is the ability to take one of the people already working for you, with all the domain knowledge and expertise and clone them. Hopefully multiple times. If you do this right, you can..."
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On interns and hiring people at the first stages of their career
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Oren Eini | Ayende @ Rahien | 12 Jul 2018 10:32

Living in the foundations, missing all the amenitiesSubscribe to Ayende @ Rahien

Oren Eini writes "....We talked to a candidate recently with a CV that included topics such as Assembly, SQL and JavaScript.  The list of skills was quite eclectic and we called the candidate to hear more about them. The candidate completed a two years degree..."
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Living in the foundations, missing all the amenities
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Featured Maven

Scott Hanselman is a Senior Program Manager at Microsoft. He was also involved in the MVP and Regional Director programs and is an avid speaker on the topic of computing.

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 2108 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. 2108 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. 2108 days ago from web


Jeff Atwood (codinghorror)

Jeff Atwood (codinghorror) @fmanjoo looks like "log in - Facebook" to me 2108 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 2108 days ago from Tweet Button


Bertrand Le Roy (bleroy)

Bertrand Le Roy (bleroy) Ha! http://t.co/ofThpizS 2108 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. 2108 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" 2108 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. 2108 days ago from TweetDeck


Bertrand Le Roy (bleroy)

Bertrand Le Roy (bleroy) @wwahammy It's according to http://t.co/QAdf1k2y 2108 days ago from TweetDeck