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RIF Notes #38

“Every important mistake I’ve made in my life, I’ve made because I was too tired.” Bill Clinton Your future cloud is hybrid, and so is Azure Remembering How We Should Manage Open Source – “Equifax is not an isolated case” Restoring Sanity to the Office Getting Started with Windows Containers Abstracting System Time in ASP.NET Applications Distributed Architecture: Microservices and Messaging | Visual Studio Live 2017 – A very skeptical view of microservices by Rocky Lohtka Is Your Door Really Always Open? -“Maybe it is. But I'd wager that your employees aren't exactly lining up to get in”

RIF Notes #37

“Even where performance measures are instituted purely for purposes of information, they are probably interpreted as definitions of the important aspects of that job or activity and hence have important implications for the motivation of behavior" - Robert Austin Ignorance got a bad rap Here’s How Often You Should Get Up if You Sit All Day at Work The Little Mocker – a conversation around mocking 7 More Lesser-known Debugging Tactics for Visual Studio Inversion of Control with WCF and Unity Workaholics Aren’t Heroes – “Working more doesn’t mean you care more or get more done. It just means you work more. “ Introducing Azure confidential computing

RIF Notes #37

"Think about how we can build platforms that lead developers to write great, high performance code such that developers just fall into doing the 'right thing'.. the pit of success " - Rico Mariani Signs you might be in survival mode Hack yourself first – how to go on the offence before online attackers do Don't mix test code with production code Just following orders Enough – “Enough is the opposite of hunger. The counter to paranoia. The antidote to anxiety” On Programmers Productivity Why we don't speak up at work Announcing SignalR for ASP.NET Core 2.0 Why you should care about serverless computing

RIF Notes #36

"Power is given only to those who dare to lower themselves and pick it up" - Fyodor Dostoevsk 5 Things Responsible for Your Poor Code Quality What’s an hour? – “Do you have 60 minutes? Or do you have 15 minutes, 10 minutes, 25 minutes, 5 minutes, and 5 minutes?” .NET Application Architecture – Application architecture guidance Data Driven: What Amazon's Jeff Bezos Taught Me About Running a Company Mistaking Encapsulation for Abstraction – “But, what are we really doing when we create an "abstraction" or when we "abstract"? Are we actually doing what we think we're doing? What do these terms actually mean, and are we using them correctly?” Integrating StructureMap with WCF “We only hire the best” – “There just aren’t that many “the best” to go around.” Your API versioning is wrong, which is why I decided to do it 3 different wrong ways What Your Workplace Wellness Programs Are Missing Interactive tutorials are part of ReSharper 2017.2 Getting St

RIF Notes #35

“A human mind is a wandering mind, and a wandering mind is an unhappy mind,” Killingsworth and Gilbert write. “The ability to think about what is not happening is a cognitive achievement that comes at an emotional cost.” Identity Thieves Hijack Cellphone Accounts to Go After Virtual Currency "Welcome to the Moral Machine! A platform for gathering a human perspective on moral decisions made by machine intelligence, such as self-driving cars." Introducing the ASP.Net Async OutputCache Module – “Starting with the .NET Framework 4.6.2 release ” doh! “Eat, sleep, code, repeat” is such bullshit What is agile software architecture? Agile Software Teams, a Basketball Analogy Continuous Delivery for Databases: Microservices, Team Structures, and Conway’s Law You sitting down? Experts say it'll kill you Maximize Your Visual Studio Editor Window Space Fast Cutting Edge - ASP.NET Core for ASP.NET Developers