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Steve Smith | Ardalis RSS Feed | 05 Aug 2020 12:23

Invest in Good User StoriesSubscribe to Ardalis RSS Feed

Steve Smith writes "....User stories are a useful tool for describing requirements of software applications. User stories have been a part of agile methodologies…"
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Oren Eini | Ayende @ Rahien | 05 Aug 2020 12:00

What is default(object) used for?Subscribe to Ayende @ Rahien

Oren Eini writes "....I was asked what the meaning of default(object) is in the following piece of code:The code is something that you’ll see a lot in RavenDB indexes, but I understand why it is a strange construct. The default(object) is a way to null. This is asking..."
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What is default(object) used for?
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Rick Strahl | Rick Strahl's Web Log | 05 Aug 2020 07:14

Using .NET Core Tools to Create Reusable and Shareable Tools & AppsSubscribe to Rick Strahl's Web Log

Rick Strahl writes "....Starting with .NET Core 2.1 Microsoft introduced the Dotnet Tools platform as part of the .NET Core SDK and since then these tools have become a vital although underutilized part of the .NET Eco system. Dotnet Tools are a simple way to create,..."
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Using .NET Core Tools to Create Reusable and Shareable Tools & Apps
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Scott Hanselman | Scott Hanselman's Blog | 04 Aug 2020 09:30

THE EASY WAY how to SSH into Bash and WSL2 on Windows 10 from an external machineSubscribe to Scott Hanselman's Blog

Scott Hanselman writes "....This is an interesting blog post on How to SSH into WSL2 on Windows 10 from an external machine. Read it. Know how it works. Learn it. AND DO NOT DO IT BECAUSE IT'S TOO COMPLEX. DO NOT DO THIS. It's fine. It works. But it's baroque. You're..."
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THE EASY WAY how to SSH into Bash and WSL2 on Windows 10 from an external machine
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Scott Hanselman | Scott Hanselman's Blog | 30 Jul 2020 23:09

How to SSH into WSL2 on Windows 10 from an external machineSubscribe to Scott Hanselman's Blog

Scott Hanselman writes "....OpenSSH has shipped in Windows for 5 years now, so that's cool. You can do lots of things! How to use Windows 10's built-in OpenSSH to automatically SSH into a remote Linux machine How to SSH into a Windows 10 Machine from Linux OR Windows OR..."
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How to SSH into WSL2 on Windows 10 from an external machine
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Scott Hanselman | Scott Hanselman's Blog | 28 Jul 2020 23:11

How do I find which directory my .NET Core console application was started in or is running from?Subscribe to Scott Hanselman's Blog

Scott Hanselman writes "....I got a great question emailed to me today. And while I could find the answer and email them back, I also have a limited number of keystrokes. Plus, every question that moves knowledge forward is a gift, and I don't want to ignore a gift. So..."
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How do I find which directory my .NET Core console application was started in or is running from?
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Rick Strahl | Rick Strahl's Web Log | 28 Jul 2020 19:11

Using the brightness() CSS Filter to generically highlight ContentSubscribe to Rick Strahl's Web Log

Rick Strahl writes "....So it seems I have to pay better attention to CSS standards as I just realized that you can quite easily use CSS Filters to apply useful effects for generic control behaviors. Sure, I remember filter merely from the old, evil IE6 days to handle..."
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Using the brightness() CSS Filter to generically highlight Content
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Oren Eini | Ayende @ Rahien | 27 Jul 2020 12:00

Processing large aggregations in RavenDBSubscribe to Ayende @ Rahien

Oren Eini writes "....One of the distinguishing feature of RavenDB is its ability to process large aggregations very quickly. You can ask questions on very large data sets and get the results in milliseconds. This is interesting, because RavenDB isn’t an OLAP database..."
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Processing large aggregations in RavenDB
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Bertrand Le Roy | Tales from the Evil Empire | 26 Jul 2020 09:02

LunrCore, a lightweight search library for .NETSubscribe to Tales from the Evil Empire

Bertrand Le Roy writes "....I'm pretty much convinced almost all applications need search. No matter what you're building, you'll likely handle data, and no matter how well you organize it, a good text search is often the fastest way for your users to find what they're..."
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LunrCore, a lightweight search library for .NET
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Rick Strahl | Rick Strahl's Web Log | 26 Jul 2020 04:43

Excluding Files and Folders in Visual Studio Web Site ProjectSubscribe to Rick Strahl's Web Log

Rick Strahl writes "....This post is a self-reminder, so I can find this information in the future: I still use quite a few Web Site Projects in Visual Studio for very simple, all static sites. Most of my product sites, info pages and a host of small client side samples..."
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Excluding Files and Folders in Visual Studio Web Site Project
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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 2861 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. 2861 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. 2861 days ago from web


Jeff Atwood (codinghorror)

Jeff Atwood (codinghorror) @fmanjoo looks like "log in - Facebook" to me 2861 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 2861 days ago from Tweet Button


Bertrand Le Roy (bleroy)

Bertrand Le Roy (bleroy) Ha! http://t.co/ofThpizS 2861 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. 2861 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" 2861 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. 2861 days ago from TweetDeck


Bertrand Le Roy (bleroy)

Bertrand Le Roy (bleroy) @wwahammy It's according to http://t.co/QAdf1k2y 2861 days ago from TweetDeck