Rob Janssen

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VS Code: The Last Editor You'll Ever Need

VS Code is a cross platform editor from Microsoft that combines the speed and simplicity of a code editor with the great code editing and debugging experiences normally only found in heavy IDEs. VS Code downloads and installs in under a minute complete with deep JavaScript, Node, CSS/LESS/SASS suppo

?Julia Evans? on Twitter

what's an awesome Linux/unix command that you wish someone had told you about earlier?

Graph Databases Will Change Your Freakin' Life (Best Intro Into Graph Databases)

## WTF is a graph database- Euler and Graph Theory- Math -- it's hard, let's skip it- It's about data -- lots of it- But let's zoom in and look at the basics## Relational model vs graph model- How do we represent THINGS in DBs- Relational vs Graph- Nodes and Relationships## Why use a graph over a re

ITT 2016 - Kevlin Henney - Seven Ineffective Coding Habits of Many Programmers

Habits help you manage the complexity of code. You apply existing skill and knowledge automatically to the detail while focusing on the bigger picture. But because you acquire habits largely by imitation, and rarely question them, how do you know your habits are effective? Many of the habits that pr

Giving the ValuesController superpowers with SignalR Core

With .NET Core 2.1 approaching very soon one of the most exciting additions (along with many others) is the release of SignalR Core. The original SignalR for ASP.NET was a powerful client-server library for creating real-time web applications, however with the release of ASP.

Performance Improvements in .NET Core 2.1

Back before .NET Core 2.0 shipped, I wrote a post highlighting various performance improvements in .NET Core 2.0 when compared with .NET Core 1.1 and the .NET Framework. As .NET Core 2.

CLR Threads Via C# Part 1 – Thread Creation And The System.Threading.Thread Class

In this post I cover the basics of CLR threads, the System.Threading.Thread class, and thread creation and lifecycle in C# via the CLR, this is part 1 in a multi-part series on threading in the CLR.

CLR Threads Via C# Part 2 – The Thread Pool

In the last post I talked about the basics of CLR threads by taking a look at the Thread class. We discussed background and foreground threads as well, and that dovetails nicely into the thread pool, so I wanted to go ahead and cover the thread pool in this next part.

CLR Threads Via C# Part 3 – Race Conditions, Atomic Instructions With Interlocked, and Monitors

Part 3 of the CLR multi-threading series where I discuss shared resources, critical sections, race conditions, atomic instructions, the interlocked class and monitors. In the last post, we discussed the thread pool, and in the post prior to that, we discussed the System.Threading.Thread class.

Level Up Your Log Files

Analysing log files with a text editor takes a lot of time and patience. LogViewPlus does a better job because it parses your log files and understands the data. This gives you filtering and navigation options beyond those available in a typical text editor. Use a text editor to edit text.

This Read-It-Later-list is just that, bookmarks of stuff I intend to read or have read. I do not necessarily agree with opinions or statements in the bookmarked articles.

This list is compiled from my Pocket list.