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 | 25 Sep 2017 09:00

RavenDB 4.0 nightly builds are now availableSubscribe to Ayende @ Rahien

Oren Eini writes "....With the RC release out of the way, we are starting on a much faster cadence of fixes and user visible changes as we get ready to the release. In order to allow users to be able to report issues and have then resolved as soon as possible we now..."
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RavenDB 4.0 nightly builds are now available
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Scott Hanselman | Scott Hanselman's Blog | 24 Sep 2017 02:28

Spend less time CD'ing around directories with the PowerShell Z shortcutSubscribe to Scott Hanselman's Blog

Scott Hanselman writes "....Everyone has a trick for moving around their computer faster. It might be a favorite shell, a series of aliases or shortcuts. I like using popd and pushd to quickly go deep into a directory structure and return exactly where I was. Another fantastic..."
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Spend less time CD'ing around directories with the PowerShell Z shortcut
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Oren Eini | Ayende @ Rahien | 22 Sep 2017 09:00

RavenDB 4.0 Unsung Heroes: Field compressionSubscribe to Ayende @ Rahien

Oren Eini writes "....I have been talking a lot about major features and making things visible and all sort of really cool things. What I haven’t been talking about is a lot of the work that has gone into the backend and all the stuff that isn’t sexy and bright. You..."
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RavenDB 4.0 Unsung Heroes: Field compression
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Oren Eini | Ayende @ Rahien | 21 Sep 2017 09:00

Leaning on the compilerSubscribe to Ayende @ Rahien

Oren Eini writes "....I run into this post, claiming that typed languages can reduce bugs by 15%. I don’t have a clue if this is true, but I wanted to talk about a major feature that I really like with typed languages. They give you compiler errors.That sounds strange,..."
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Leaning on the compiler
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Scott Hanselman | Scott Hanselman's Blog | 21 Sep 2017 04:34

What would a cross-platform .NET UI Framework look like? Exploring AvaloniaSubscribe to Scott Hanselman's Blog

Scott Hanselman writes "....Many years ago before WPF was the "Windows Presentation Foundation" and introduced XAML as a UI markup language for .NET, Windows, and more, there was a project codenamed "Avalon." Avalon was WPF's codename. XAML is everywhere now, and the XAML..."
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What would a cross-platform .NET UI Framework look like? Exploring Avalonia
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Oren Eini | Ayende @ Rahien | 20 Sep 2017 09:00

You are judged on what is above the waterlineSubscribe to Ayende @ Rahien

Oren Eini writes "....This is written a day before the Jewish New Year, so I suppose that I’m a bit introspective. We recently had a discussion in the office about priorities and what things are important for RavenDB.  This is a good time to do so, just after the RC..."
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You are judged on what is above the waterline
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Oren Eini | Ayende @ Rahien | 19 Sep 2017 09:00

Upcoming conferencesSubscribe to Ayende @ Rahien

Oren Eini writes "....In the wake of RavenDB 4.0 Release Candidate, you are going to be seeing quite a lot of us .Here is the schedule for the rest of the year. In all of these conferences we are going to have a booth and demo RavenDB 4.0 live. We are going to..."
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Upcoming conferences
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Rick Strahl | Rick Strahl's Web Log | 18 Sep 2017 18:07

Conditional TargetFrameworks for Multi-Targeted .NET SDK Projects on Cross-Platform BuildsSubscribe to Rick Strahl's Web Log

Rick Strahl writes "....This is a short post that addresses an issue I ran into today when converting a project to .NET Core 2.0. I've been upgrading a host of my existing tools to .NET Standard/Core 2.0 and most of these projects have existing .NET 4.5 (or later) targets..."
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Conditional TargetFrameworks for Multi-Targeted .NET SDK Projects on Cross-Platform Builds
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Oren Eini | Ayende @ Rahien | 18 Sep 2017 14:30

RavenDB 4.0 Python client beta releaseSubscribe to Ayende @ Rahien

Oren Eini writes "....I’m really happy to show off our RavenDB 4.0 Python client, now on beta release. This is the second (after the .NET one, obviously) of the new clients that are upcoming. In the pipeline we have JVM, Node.JS, Go and Ruby. I have fallen in love..."
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RavenDB 4.0 Python client beta release
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Scott Hanselman | Scott Hanselman's Blog | 18 Sep 2017 06:25

A Functional Web with ASP.NET Core and F#'s GiraffeSubscribe to Scott Hanselman's Blog

Scott Hanselman writes "....I was watching Ody Mbegbu's YouTube Channel - it's filled with .NET Core and ASP.NET Tutorial Videos - and was checking out one in particular, "Getting Started with ASP.NET Core Giraffe." Dane Vinson pointed me to it. There is such a great open..."
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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 1810 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. 1810 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. 1810 days ago from web


Jeff Atwood (codinghorror)

Jeff Atwood (codinghorror) @fmanjoo looks like "log in - Facebook" to me 1810 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 1810 days ago from Tweet Button


Bertrand Le Roy (bleroy)

Bertrand Le Roy (bleroy) Ha! http://t.co/ofThpizS 1810 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. 1810 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" 1810 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. 1810 days ago from TweetDeck


Bertrand Le Roy (bleroy)

Bertrand Le Roy (bleroy) @wwahammy It's according to http://t.co/QAdf1k2y 1810 days ago from TweetDeck