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an online tutorial -- with friends

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there just a few days left before my live O'Reilly Implementing Hypermedia online tutorial on february 9th (11AM to 5PM EST). and i'm spending the day tweaking the slides and working up the six hands-on lessons. as i do this, i'm really looking forward to the interactive six hour session. we'll be covering quite a bit in a single day, too. the agenda most of the material comes from my 2011 O'Reilly book Building Hypermedia APIs with HTML5 and Node. however, i've added a few
things from RESTFul Web APIs by Leonard Richardson and even brought in a few items from my upcoming book RESTful Web Clients. the high-level topics are: Designing a Hypermedia API Using the DORR Pattern for Coding Web APIs Understanding the Collection+JSON Media Type Building Hypermedia SPA Clients by the time the day is done, everyone will have a fully-functional Hypermedia API service up and running and a Cj-compliant general-pourpose hypermedia client that works w/ ANY Web API that supports the Collection+JSON media type. Greenville Hypermedia Day the tutorial is geared toward both individual and team participation. i know some companies are arranging a full-day session...(Read whole news on source site)

Primer on Selecting Data Using Entity Framework

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This question about selecting data using Entity Framework on StackOverflow got me thinking that a lot of LINQ to Entities code samples show very little consistency in how data is selected. Find(), Single(), SingleOrDefault(), First(), and FirstOrDefault() are often used interchangeably. The first issue to address is using Where() in the data selection statement. Where() […]

Customize the content of Find Result Window in Visual Studio

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Here is another tip on customizing the Search Result Window in Visual Studio.  When the results found, the find result window by default shows the file name along with the matched code line. By selecting each of the find result item you can navigate to the respective line inside the Visual Studio editor. In case [...]

A Short Manual to Bring Change Successfully into Your Team

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A Short Manual to Bring Change Successfully into Your Team

Since 2010 CAMS is a well-known acronym describing the core values of the DevOps movement. John Willis and Damon Edwards first defined CAMS:
“Culture, Automation, Measurement, Sharing”. Sometime later Jez Humble
added the “L” for “Lean” and so CAMS became CALMS. On a Silicon Valley
DevOps meeting John Willis also said: “If you can´t get the C, don´t bother with the A, the M and the S!”

Microsoft started pushing #Windows10 as Recommended Update

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Microsoft now stepped one step forward to push Windows 10 to a major set of devices who are still using Windows 7 or Windows 8.x by marking the OS as “Recommended Update”. It’s still your decision whether to opt-in or opt-out. If you opt-in, you will of course get it as free.   It is still a right time to upgrade to Windows 10, but not mandatory. To know more about it and the upgrade process, continue reading this post.     When Microsoft first released Windows 10,
they asked people to reserve their free upgrade to the new operating system from Windows 7, Windows 8.x. People from different corner of the world opt for reserving this free upgrade and already upgraded. Later the giant company gone one step further and placed it as “Optional Update” via Windows Update Service. Now they moved it to “Recommended Update”.   Please note that, it is now available as “Recommended Update” and not a mandatory one. You might have already received this notification, if you already reserved your free upgrade. You can download and install it via Windows update...(Read whole news on source site)