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Oren Eini | Ayende @ Rahien | 30 Jan 2015 10:00

Excerpts from the RavenDB Performance team report: Optimizing Compare, Don’t you shake that branch at me!Subscribe to Ayende @ Rahien

Oren Eini writes "....Note, this post was written by Federico. In the previous post after inspecting the decompiled source using ILSpy  we were able to uncover potential things we could do. By now we already squeeze almost all the obvious inefficiencies that we..."
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Excerpts from the RavenDB Performance team report: Optimizing Compare, Don’t you shake that branch at me!
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Roy Osherove | ISerializable | 30 Jan 2015 06:50

Two new Online Courses: Effective Total Command and FinalBuilder Training VideosSubscribe to ISerializable

Roy Osherove writes "....I’m happy to report two new video courses that I just finished recording and publishing two new courses: Automating All the Things with FinalBuilder Commanding Total Commander Both of these are tools that I rave about in almost any new..."
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Two new Online Courses: Effective Total Command and FinalBuilder Training Videos
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Scott Hanselman | Scott Hanselman's Blog | 30 Jan 2015 02:44

Changing perspectives on your job - Will you renew your boss for another season?Subscribe to Scott Hanselman's Blog

Scott Hanselman writes "....Within a single week two different friends of mine called me to talk about their job satisfaction. One didn't like the project they were working on and felt that when they were pitched the job they were sold one job but ended up doing another...."
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Changing perspectives on your job - Will you renew your boss for another season?
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Bertrand Le Roy | Tales from the Evil Empire | 29 Jan 2015 16:00

Just forget that Repository exists, please.Subscribe to Tales from the Evil Empire

Bertrand Le Roy writes "....If there’s a class that’s caused Orchard users more confusion, bugs, and disappointment than Repository<T>, I’d like to know about it… Generic repositories are a well-known anti-pattern, something that the designers of the Orchard data layer..."
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Just forget that Repository exists, please.
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Oren Eini | Ayende @ Rahien | 29 Jan 2015 10:43

Voron on LinuxSubscribe to Ayende @ Rahien

Oren Eini writes "....So, this just happened: Note that this is a very important step, but it is just a first step. We have a few Linux experts review the code, and we haven’t even started yet with working on RavenDB itself. But I’m pretty happy right now."
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Oren Eini | Ayende @ Rahien | 29 Jan 2015 10:00

Excerpts from the RavenDB Performance team report: Optimizing Memory Comparisons, size does matterSubscribe to Ayende @ Rahien

Oren Eini writes "....Note, this post was written by Federico. In the previous post after inspecting the decompiled source using ILSpy  we were able to uncover potential things we could do. In this fragment we have a pretty optimized method to compare an entire 4..."
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Excerpts from the RavenDB Performance team report: Optimizing Memory Comparisons, size does matter
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Bertrand Le Roy | Tales from the Evil Empire | 28 Jan 2015 16:00

Get your modules ready for Orchard 1.9Subscribe to Tales from the Evil Empire

Bertrand Le Roy writes "....Orchard 1.9 is just around the corner (don’t ask me exactly when it will be out, instead go and help with the remaining high priority bugs), and if you own existing Orchard modules, now is a really good time to test them against the latest 1.x..."
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Get your modules ready for Orchard 1.9
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Oren Eini | Ayende @ Rahien | 28 Jan 2015 10:00

Excerpts from the RavenDB Performance team report: Optimizing Memory Comparisons, Digging into the ILSubscribe to Ayende @ Rahien

Oren Eini writes "....Note, this post was written by Federico. Where I had notes or stuff to extend, I explicitly marked it as such. In the previous post after inspecting the decompiled source using ILSpy  we were able to uncover potential things we could do. Did..."
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Oren Eini | Ayende @ Rahien | 27 Jan 2015 10:00

Excerpts from the RavenDB Performance team report: Optimizing Memory ComparisonsSubscribe to Ayende @ Rahien

Oren Eini writes "....Note, this post was written by Federico. Where I had notes or stuff to extend, I explicitly marked it as such. In the previous post after inspecting the decompiled source using ILSpy  we were able to uncover potential things we could do...."
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Scott Hanselman | Scott Hanselman's Blog | 27 Jan 2015 09:54

The Basics of 3D Printing in 2015 - from someone with 16 WHOLE HOURS' experienceSubscribe to Scott Hanselman's Blog

Scott Hanselman writes "....I bought a 3D printer on Friday, specifically a Printrbot Simple Metal from Amazon for US$599. I did a few days of research, looking at all the consumer models under $1000. Some were enclosed, others not. Some made of wood, some of plastic. I..."
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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 843 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. 843 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. 843 days ago from web


Jeff Atwood (codinghorror)

Jeff Atwood (codinghorror) @fmanjoo looks like "log in - Facebook" to me 843 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 843 days ago from Tweet Button


Bertrand Le Roy (bleroy)

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Bertrand Le Roy (bleroy)

Bertrand Le Roy (bleroy) @wwahammy This is as if Creative Commons was preventing you from using Photoshop. 843 days ago from TweetDeck


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Bertrand Le Roy (bleroy) @wwahammy http://t.co/9Sf85PXD "CAD files must be provided, it must use formats unencumbered by closed licenses" 843 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. 843 days ago from TweetDeck


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Bertrand Le Roy (bleroy) @wwahammy It's according to http://t.co/QAdf1k2y 843 days ago from TweetDeck