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Steve Smith | Ardalis RSS Feed | 17 Dec 2021 21:20

Little's LawSubscribe to Ardalis RSS Feed

Steve Smith writes "....Little's Law was first described in 1954 and later proved by John Little in 1961. It is typically expressed as: L = λW L represents the…"
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Oren Eini | Ayende @ Rahien | 15 Oct 2021 12:00

When you want to store, index and search MBs of text inside of RavenDBSubscribe to Ayende @ Rahien

Oren Eini writes "....A scenario came up from a user that was quite interesting to explore. Let’s us assume that we want to put the Gutenberg Project inside of RavenDB. An initial attempt for doing that would look like this: I’m skipping a lot of the details, but the..."
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Oren Eini | Ayende @ Rahien | 12 Oct 2021 12:00

A PKI-less secure communication channel: Using TLSSubscribe to Ayende @ Rahien

Oren Eini writes "....After spending so much time building my own protocol, I decided to circle back a bit and go back to TLS itself and see if I can get the same thing for it that I make on my own. As a reminder, here is what we achieved:Trust established between nodes..."
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Steve Smith | Ardalis RSS Feed | 12 Oct 2021 00:00

Design Patterns OverviewSubscribe to Ardalis RSS Feed

Steve Smith writes "....Design patterns provide reusable approaches to common problems and allow for higher level discussions of software design. Learn the basics…"
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Oren Eini | Ayende @ Rahien | 11 Oct 2021 12:00

Performance architecture talkSubscribe to Ayende @ Rahien

Oren Eini writes "....I spoke at the Donetos conference about how to design your system for high performance, using RavenDB’s story as the backdrop. I think it went great."
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Oren Eini | Ayende @ Rahien | 08 Oct 2021 12:00

A PKI-less secure communication channel: Error handling at the protocol levelSubscribe to Ayende @ Rahien

Oren Eini writes "....One of the things that I find myself paying a lot of attention to is the error handling portion of writing software. This is one of the cases where I’m sounding puffy even to my own ears, but from over two decades of experience, I can tell you that..."
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Scott Hanselman | Scott Hanselman's Blog | 07 Oct 2021 18:31

Dotnet could not execute because the application was not found or a compatible .NET SDK is not installedSubscribe to Scott Hanselman's Blog

Scott Hanselman writes "....I ran into this interesting issue where my System PATH environment variables got out of order. I ran "dotnet --version" and saw an error I'd not seen before. Dotnet "Could not execute because the application was not found or a compatible .NET SDK is..."
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Oren Eini | Ayende @ Rahien | 07 Oct 2021 12:00

A PKI-less secure communication channel: Implementing the record streamSubscribe to Ayende @ Rahien

Oren Eini writes "....We now have managed to do a proper handshake and both client and server has a shared key. The client has also verified that the server is who they thought it should be, the server knows who the client is and can lookup whatever authorization such a..."
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Oren Eini | Ayende @ Rahien | 06 Oct 2021 12:00

A PKI-less secure communication channel: Coding the handshakeSubscribe to Ayende @ Rahien

Oren Eini writes "....After figuring out the design, let’s see what it would take to actually write a secured communication channel, sans PKI, in code. I’m going to use Zig as the language of choice here. It is as low level as C, but so much nicer to work with. To..."
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Steve Smith | Ardalis RSS Feed | 06 Oct 2021 00:00

Better Faster Demos with Screencast VideosSubscribe to Ardalis RSS Feed

Steve Smith writes "....Do you ever need to demo your app to users, customers, or stakeholders? Is it part of your regular software delivery process? What about…"
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Steve Smith is a Microsoft Regional Director, MVP, ASPInsider, and frequent conference speaker. His blog covers a variety of .NET topics with a frequent focus on software development techniques and application performance tips.

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 3294 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. 3294 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. 3294 days ago from web


Jeff Atwood (codinghorror)

Jeff Atwood (codinghorror) @fmanjoo looks like "log in - Facebook" to me 3294 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 3294 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. 3294 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" 3294 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. 3294 days ago from TweetDeck


Bertrand Le Roy (bleroy)

Bertrand Le Roy (bleroy) @wwahammy It's according to http://t.co/QAdf1k2y 3294 days ago from TweetDeck