Editorial note: I originally wrote this post for the SmartBear blog. Check out the original here, at their site. While you're there, take a look around at their offering. Physical labor is one of the most strangely enduring mental models for knowledge work. Directors and managers of software development the world over reactively employ it ...
Wednesday August 31st
Typically, the transaction journal is only used during recovery, so it is write only. We let the journal files to grow to about 64MB in size, then we create new ones. During database startup, we check what is the last journal file and journal file position that we have synced (more on that later), and we start reading from there.
Tuesday August 30th
Challenge #9 was about implementing a pattern where you have to keep sending async message until you will get notification which approve that the message is handled by the other side. see the full detail at the Challenge at this post. Simple scenario For the simple scenario of you calling service and retry sending, according to it's response.
Publishers can now sell any Team Services extension in the Visual Studio Marketplace. Earlier, only Microsoft extensions such as Test Manager, Visual Studio, and HockeyApp subscriptions could be sold in the Visual Studio Marketplace. Visual Studio Marketplace now integrates with the Azure Publishing Portal, which shows a new offer type called "Visual Studio Marketplace Extensions".
Recently I need to balance getting resources from a restricted number of sources. To do this I created a generic IResourceLoader interface, and made two implementations: one to wrap a semaphore, and the other to wrap and balance a collection of IResourceLoaders. Below is the implementation, complete with unit tests; let's take a look!
Join Pierce Boggan, Program Manager at Xamarin, on Tuesday, September 13 at 11 am PT / 2 pm ET / 6 pm GMT for a webinar on building smarter apps with Microsoft Cognitive Services and Xamarin.Forms. Microsoft Cognitive Services makes it fast and easy for developers to add artificial intelligence, machine learning, and advanced data ...
Editor's note: This is the first in a series of posts from the team that built the 10k Apart contest page, exploring the process of building for interoperability, accessibility, and progressive enhancement in less than 10kB. When Jeffrey Zeldman first approached me about bringing back the 10k Apart contest, my mind began to race.
This will be the fifth post in a series of posts about bringing the features that were present in Entity Framework pre-Core into EF Core. The others are: Part 1: Introduction, Find, Getting an Entity's Id Programmatically, Reload, Local, Evict Part 2: Explicit Loading This time I'm going to talk about something that is often requested: how can I get the SQL string for a LINQ query?