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 | 18 Jun 2018 09:00

RavenDB Security Vulnerability AdvisorySubscribe to Ayende @ Rahien

Oren Eini writes "....You can read the full details here. The short of it is that we discovered a security vulnerability in RavenDB. This post tells a story. For actionable operations, see the previous link and upgrade your RavenDB instance to a build that includes the..."
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RavenDB Security Vulnerability Advisory
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Oren Eini | Ayende @ Rahien | 17 Jun 2018 09:00

The Incredibles IISubscribe to Ayende @ Rahien

Oren Eini writes "....I just got back from watching the Incredibles 2. The previous movie was a favorite a mine from first view, and it is one of the few movies that I can actually bear to watch multiple times. I was hoping for a sequel almost from the moment I finished..."
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The Incredibles II
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Rick Strahl | Rick Strahl's Web Log | 16 Jun 2018 18:21

Explicitly Ignoring Exceptions in C#Subscribe to Rick Strahl's Web Log

Rick Strahl writes "....This post falls in the stupid pet tricks category. In most applications I have a few places where I explicitly need to ignore errors. You know the stuff where you use a try/catch blocks without any actual filter to capture the exception: try {..."
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Explicitly Ignoring Exceptions in C#
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Scott Hanselman | Scott Hanselman's Blog | 15 Jun 2018 23:50

Penny Pinching in the Cloud: Deploying Containers cheaply to AzureSubscribe to Scott Hanselman's Blog

Scott Hanselman writes "....I saw a tweet from a person on Twitter who wanted to know the easiest and cheapest way to get an Web Application that's in a Docker Container up to Azure. There's a few ways and it depends on your use case. Some apps aren't web apps at all, of..."
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Penny Pinching in the Cloud: Deploying Containers cheaply to Azure
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Oren Eini | Ayende @ Rahien | 14 Jun 2018 12:23

The case of the missing writes in Docker (a Data Corruption story)Subscribe to Ayende @ Rahien

Oren Eini writes "....We started to get reports from users that are running RavenDB on Docker that there are situations where RavenDB reports that there has been a data corruption event.  You can see how this looks like on the right. As you can see, this ain’t a..."
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The case of the missing writes in Docker (a Data Corruption story)
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Scott Allen | OdeToCode by K. Scott Allen | 13 Jun 2018 10:03

Key Vault and Managed Service IdentitiesSubscribe to OdeToCode by K. Scott Allen

Scott Allen writes "....In previous posts we look at decryption with Azure Key Vault and how to think about the roles of the people and services interacting with Key Vault. In this post I want to call attention to an Azure feature that you can use in combination with Key..."
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Key Vault and Managed Service Identities
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Oren Eini | Ayende @ Rahien | 13 Jun 2018 09:00

.NET Core 2.1 broke my software, thank you very much!Subscribe to Ayende @ Rahien

Oren Eini writes "....We just upgraded our stable branch to .NET Core 2.1. The process was pretty smooth overall, but we did get the following exchange in our internal Slack channel. It went something like this:is it known that import doesn't work ? As you can imagine,..."
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.NET Core 2.1 broke my software, thank you very much!
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Scott Hanselman | Scott Hanselman's Blog | 13 Jun 2018 07:34

EarTrumpet 2.0 makes Windows 10's audio subsystem even better...and it's free!Subscribe to Scott Hanselman's Blog

Scott Hanselman writes "....Last week I blogged about some new audio features in Windows 10 that make switching your inputs and outputs easier, but even better, allow you to set up specific devices for specific programs. That means I can have one mic and headphones for..."
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EarTrumpet 2.0 makes Windows 10's audio subsystem even better...and it's free!
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Scott Allen | OdeToCode by K. Scott Allen | 12 Jun 2018 10:03

Travelogue - NDC Minnesota 2018Subscribe to OdeToCode by K. Scott Allen

Scott Allen writes "....May 6th - I’m on a plane thinking back to a dinner two years ago at the Sjøflyhavna Kro. This restaurant sits along the water west of Oslo on the Fornebu peninsula. There’s a functioning dock for seaplanes on the side of the restaurant. Kjersti from..."
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Travelogue - NDC Minnesota 2018
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Scott Allen | OdeToCode by K. Scott Allen | 11 Jun 2018 10:03

New and Updated Azure Course for .NET DevelopersSubscribe to OdeToCode by K. Scott Allen

Scott Allen writes "....I completely re-worked my Developing with .NET on Microsoft Azure course earlier this year, and the new videos are now available. Here are some of the changes from the previous version of the course:- I show how to use the Azure CLI for Azure..."
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New and Updated Azure Course for .NET Developers
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Featured Maven

Scott Allen’s blog features development advice straight from the trenches. Scott shares his experiences, what he tried, what worked, what didn't, and traps to avoid. Alongside architecture and project management-focused blog entries, you'll find more nitty-gritty technical posts about LINQ, JavaScript and JavaScript Object Notation (JSON), Windows® Workflow, and Silverlight.

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 2076 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. 2076 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. 2076 days ago from web


Jeff Atwood (codinghorror)

Jeff Atwood (codinghorror) @fmanjoo looks like "log in - Facebook" to me 2076 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 2076 days ago from Tweet Button


Bertrand Le Roy (bleroy)

Bertrand Le Roy (bleroy) Ha! http://t.co/ofThpizS 2076 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. 2076 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" 2076 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. 2077 days ago from TweetDeck


Bertrand Le Roy (bleroy)

Bertrand Le Roy (bleroy) @wwahammy It's according to http://t.co/QAdf1k2y 2077 days ago from TweetDeck