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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Steve Smith | ardalis | 18 Oct 2018 02:22

A Retrospective RetroSubscribe to ardalis

Steve Smith writes "....At a client today I facilitated a retrospective for the dev team. I’ve done a few of these in the past, both for agile software teams and also After Action Reviews (AARs) in the US Army. For AARs, the usual format is to discuss what was..."
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A Retrospective Retro
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Scott Allen | OdeToCode by K. Scott Allen | 17 Oct 2018 10:03

.NET Core Opinion #5 - Deployment Scripts and TemplatesSubscribe to OdeToCode by K. Scott Allen

Scott Allen writes "....Previously, we looked at some folders to include in your source code repository. One folder I didn’t mention at the time is a deployment folder. Not every project needs a deployment folder, but if you are building an application, a service, or a..."
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.NET Core Opinion #5 - Deployment Scripts and Templates
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Oren Eini | Ayende @ Rahien | 17 Oct 2018 09:00

Memory management goop in Windows & LinuxSubscribe to Ayende @ Rahien

Oren Eini writes "....Regardless of the operating system you use, you are going to get roughly the same services from each of them. In particular, process and memory isolation, managing the hardware, etc. It can sometimes be really interesting to see the difference..."
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Memory management goop in Windows & Linux
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Scott Hanselman | Scott Hanselman's Blog | 16 Oct 2018 20:25

Customer Notes: Diagnosing issues under load of Web API app migrated to ASP.NET Core on LinuxSubscribe to Scott Hanselman's Blog

Scott Hanselman writes "....When the engineers on the ASP.NET/.NET Core team talk to real customers about actual production problems they have, interesting stuff comes up. I've tried to capture a real customer interaction here without giving away their name or details. The..."
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Customer Notes: Diagnosing issues under load of Web API app migrated to ASP.NET Core on Linux
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Scott Hanselman | Scott Hanselman's Blog | 16 Oct 2018 20:25

Real world ASP.NET Core Performance Tips from a Real customerSubscribe to Scott Hanselman's Blog

Scott Hanselman writes "....When the engineers on the ASP.NET/.NET Core team talk to real customers about actual production problems they have, interesting stuff comes up. I've tried to capture a real customer interaction here without giving away their name or details. The..."
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Real world ASP.NET Core Performance Tips from a Real customer
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Oren Eini | Ayende @ Rahien | 16 Oct 2018 09:00

The mental weight of open pull requestsSubscribe to Ayende @ Rahien

Oren Eini writes "....I just merged two PRs into RavenDB, and for the first time in a while, I got this beautiful number:For the past few months, we have been working on several long running features, graph queries being the most obvious example. We are now at a stage..."
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The mental weight of open pull requests
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Scott Hanselman | Scott Hanselman's Blog | 16 Oct 2018 04:06

New prescriptive guidance for Open Source .NET Library AuthorsSubscribe to Scott Hanselman's Blog

Scott Hanselman writes "....There's a great new bunch of guidance just published representing Best Practices for creating .NET Libraries. Best of all, it was shepherded by JSON.NET's James Newton-King. Who better to help explain the best way to build and publish a .NET library..."
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New prescriptive guidance for Open Source .NET Library Authors
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Jeffrey Palermo | Jeffrey Palermo (.com) | 15 Oct 2018 19:37

Palermo Pamphlet 002 – State machine designSubscribe to Jeffrey Palermo (.com)

Jeffrey Palermo writes "....In this episode, I go over how to design a workflow feature for an entity in a software application. It’s important to separate states from state transitions. Here are the show notes Episode 6 the Azure DevOps Podcast published w/ Edward Thomson..."
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Palermo Pamphlet 002 – State machine design
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Steve Smith | ardalis | 15 Oct 2018 17:46

Configure Sounds for Builds in Visual StudioSubscribe to ardalis

Steve Smith writes "....Recently Jeff Fritz tweeted about setting up a sound for his twitch stream and Immo Landwerth suggested using it with Visual Studio. I thought this was a great idea and set it up myself in just a few minutes. Here’s what you need to do in a..."
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Configure Sounds for Builds in Visual Studio
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Jeffrey Palermo | Jeffrey Palermo (.com) | 15 Oct 2018 15:17

Palermo Pamphlet 002 – How to design a state machine for workflowSubscribe to Jeffrey Palermo (.com)

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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 2198 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. 2198 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. 2198 days ago from web


Jeff Atwood (codinghorror)

Jeff Atwood (codinghorror) @fmanjoo looks like "log in - Facebook" to me 2198 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 2198 days ago from Tweet Button


Bertrand Le Roy (bleroy)

Bertrand Le Roy (bleroy) Ha! http://t.co/ofThpizS 2198 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. 2198 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" 2198 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. 2198 days ago from TweetDeck


Bertrand Le Roy (bleroy)

Bertrand Le Roy (bleroy) @wwahammy It's according to http://t.co/QAdf1k2y 2198 days ago from TweetDeck