EIP book

May 8, 2014 at 1:41 PMalex

Read on

http://ptgmedia.pearsoncmg.com/images/9780132248310/samplechapter/013224831X_02.pdf

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Good overview of 2014 Build conference

April 15, 2014 at 1:25 AMalex

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http://blogs.technet.com/b/keithmayer/archive/2014/04/08/best-of-build-2014-what-s-new-in-microsoft-azure.aspx

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OWIN review

April 8, 2014 at 9:16 AMalex

In Internet apps, OWIN now plays a major role. Read on the best practices behind Katana http://www.asp.net/aspnet/overview/owin-and-katana/an-overview-of-project-katana

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ChannelFactory caching behavior

April 8, 2014 at 8:53 AMalex

I've came across a few places where WCF ChannelFactory was recreated each time a new method was called. This arguably a bad practice and should be avoided. Instead, an instance of ChannelFactory should be cached and reused when a call needs to be made thus avoiding expensive reinitialization of the factory. Read on more on MSDN related to this topic:

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/hh314046(v=vs.110).aspx

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If you’re not in the cloud, you’re last

April 4, 2014 at 9:44 AMalex

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Enabling SLAT on Gen-1 i-processors and Motherboards while running Hyper-V

February 13, 2014 at 10:26 PMalex

I've been trying to install Hyper-V on Gen-1 i7 920 processor running on Gigabyte EX58 Motherboard and had no luck with getting SLAT check:

 

Turned out, while processor was VT-d capable, MB was not VT-x enabled, hence this error. After grabbing latest Gigabyte BIOS and flashing it, SLAT check passed.

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Selenium browserstack testing - kind of cool!

January 15, 2014 at 3:02 AMalex

Read on:

http://jenkinsheaven.blogspot.com/2013/11/selenium-testing-in-cloud-with.html

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Git

January 8, 2014 at 3:39 PMalex

Lately, I've become a fan of Git, because it's simple, easy to use and distributed.

Read on quickstart doc on Git:

http://rogerdudler.github.io/git-guide/index.html

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BPMN Spec 2.0

January 6, 2014 at 11:15 AMalex

Business Process notation:

http://www.omg.org/spec/BPMN/2.0/

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ELs in Java - the truth about them

January 6, 2014 at 11:12 AMalex

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