Suggestion of the week
- Scaling a standard Azure website to 380k queries per minute of 163M records with loader.io (Troy Hunt) - Amazing post that shows and explains scaling tests over huge spike. It's a long post but the read worth the time.
- Microsoft Azure cloud plugin for TeamCity (dabbling in Java code) (Maarten Balliauw) - Very promising teamcity plug in with Azure. Early tester requested...
- Azure Hybrid Connections (Tyler Doerksen) - Nice quick post about the new hybrid connection and what opens to.
- NodeJs, Azure and IIS (Ugo Lattanzi) - This post shares a very simple solution to a problem.
- ASP.NET Session State using SQL Server In-Memory (Ken Kilty) - Interesting introduction to a new feature that come with SQL Server 2014.
- Day 14: Bootstrap Alerts and MVC Framework TempData (James Chambers) - Really interesting wait to manage alerts in a Asp.Net MVC project. I like it. Day 18: Customizing and Rendering Bootstrap Badges - This post introduces quickly the bundle to manage our css files. Day 19: Long-Running Notifications Using Badges and Entity Framework Code First - This post introduces the mvvm pattern and the EF migration capability. Day 20: An ActionFilter to Inject Notifications This post explains how to create actionFilter: a powerful tool.
- Various strategies to initialize Database in Entity Framework (Sourav Kayal) - Nice post that explains the four options to initialize our database with EF.
- Visualizing Nuget packages dependencies without Visual Studio Ultimate (Pascal Laurin) - Great work! If you don't have the Visual Studio Ultimate edition, this post is for you. Discover a useful tool to see dependencies and how this tool was built.
- How to Deal with Slow Unit Tests with Visual Studio Test Runner - Interesting tips to be sure that a maximum of tests are executed as often as possible.
- The Repository Pattern in ASP.NET – Part 1 - Nice videos that explains a useful pattern in the .Net framework.
- Try.Fail.Learn.Improve (Steve Rowe) - Interesting thoughts about how we should approached life or any challenge.
- On Programmers Productivity (Patrick Smacchia) - Interesting sharing of positive productivity practices.