Khalid Abuhakmeh

Are All Open Source Developers Assholes?

The answer might shock you

Sad, Happy
image by Amber De Bruin


Next question.

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November 21, 2013

Questions From Other Developers : RavenDB Indexing

Kamran Ayub is Learning RavenDB

I have been doing RavenDB for a long time, so I have learned a few things about it and the processes within it. Recently a developer named Kamran Ayub began his journey learning RavenDB and he had some questions. Here they are, and I will try to answer them to the best of my knowledge.

  1. Do I need to create indexes for . . .

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November 21, 2013

I'm Still Working Out, I Promise

workout is into week 3

chugging along image by Kevin

I am 3 days into my third week of working out. It is going good. I have to be honest, I feel great but I wish I looked better. That's usually how it goes, so I probably shouldn't get discouraged. Although my schedule has been shifting around this week, I have still found time to exercise; I am happy about . . .

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November 20, 2013

ASP.NET MVC 5 Authentication Breakdown : Part Deux

The Simplest Authentication You Can Have

Simple space
image by Bob Familiar

In my previous post, "ASP.NET MVC 5 Authentication Breakdown", I broke down all the parts of the new ASP.NET MVC authentication scheme. That's great, but I didn't have a working example that you, a curious developer, could download and play around with. So I set out today to figure out . . .

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November 18, 2013 Spammers

Fix NuGet spamming, the future of .NET OSS depends on it

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NuGet is arguably one of the best things to happen to the .NET ecosystem, but as the number of packages grows, well close to 17,000 , the face of the OSS community is starting to show its wrinkles. I'm talking about you

The Problem

I often find myself scrolling through the many . . .

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November 13, 2013

Feeling like a Silverback Gorilla

Day 2 of Week 2

Silverback Gorilla
image by Clara S.

Ooooo aaaa AAh (pounding chest)! I feel really good today. My muscle memory is returning quiet nicely and so is my strength.We are only at the start of week 2 people! I haven't felt this strong in a while, and yes, my celebration might be premature. Moving on!

P.S. I am eating bananas for . . .

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November 12, 2013

RavenDB Software Expectations

What is reasonable?

image by Graham Hellewell

There has been a newsgroup post brewing over the last several weeks over at the RavenDB user group. People's frustrations are bubbling over because there are still bugs in the RavenDB codebase. There are two questions that run through my mind:

  1. What is a reasonable amount of pain, . . .

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November 12, 2013


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