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Take the first hour of any online developer course for free at LearningLine
We are announcing the ability to preview any of our online courses, for free without entering any payment information. You can now study approximately the first hour of any one of our courses. To get started, just head over to our schedule page , click on any course title you’d like and choose “ Preview course for free “: . At the time of this writing, there are 27 courses which run between 4 and 15 days in length. So head on over to the schedule page and find a course that is right for you: https://learninglineapp.com/schedule.
MongoDB for.NET developers
'I’m very proud to announce DevelopMentor’s soon-to-be released MongoDB for.NET course which I am authoring along with Pierre Nallet. Please subscribe to be notified ». This course is a deep exploration of building applications in MongoDB (the most popular NoSQL document-database). This course starts out by looking at why you should choose NoSQL in the first place. Finally, we will round out the course with a few topics that you will need to be successful with MongoDB including Server administration for developers and Security and permissions.
Michael C. Kennedy's Weblog
- Wednesday, October 23, 2013
Why Choose NoSQL and Document Databases over RDBMS
This is an excerpt from my upcoming online MongoDB course for DevelopMentor. Filed under: NoSQL Tagged: DevelopMentor , LearningLine , NoSQL , Online courses , Online learning , Screencasts. NoSQL DevelopMentor LearningLine Online courses Online learning Screencasts 'Do you want to know the biggest single reason you should choose document databases over SQL Server, Oracle, or MySQL? Hint: It’s not performance or scalability. You can take the first 1 1/2 hours for free here: Early access: MongoDB and NoSQL for.NET developers. Cheers, @mkennedy.
ELINQ with EF 4.0 Course Update
I’ve been working feverishly the last couple of months to update my DevelopMentor course: Essential LINQ with Entity Framework 4.0. Here is a breakdown of the course content: Day 1: 1. Here’s when and where we’re offering the course: Boston: February 9-12, 2010 London: February 23-26, 2010 Los Angeles: March 30-April 2, 2010 Boston: April 20-23, 2010 London: May 4-7, 2010 Los Angeles: June 8-11, 2010 Boston: June 29-July 2, 2010. Functional Programming in C# 2. LINQ to Objects 3. LINQ to XML. Day 2: 4. LINQ to SQL 5. EF: Architecture 6. EF: LINQ to Entities. Day 3: 7.
Tony and Zuzana's World
- Tuesday, December 29, 2009
Richard Blewett: Devweek 2013–WCF Crash Course
Thanks to everyone who attended my Devweek 2013 pre-conference session on WCF. You can get the slides and demos here
- Tuesday, March 5, 2013
- Saturday, August 9, 2008
Fire Programmers not using Source Control
They all agree on 1 thing: “ Use Source Control ” … Of course which source control is still up for debate. In our community development work we come across hundreds of good developers. Those developers rarely agree on anything. They ceaselessly debate the merits of Test Driven Development. They argue about why C# is better than Java, or Ruby, or VB. They relentlessly pontificate about the future of Cloud computing. What continues to confuse us is the lack of source control adoption in the wider development community. They are living in a bubble. Our industry moves incredibly fast.
- Saturday, May 7, 2011
Unit testing code depending on the ASP.NET #WebApi HttpClient
Of course we still need tests for updating existing resources as well as deleting them but with these examples those should be easy enough :-). 'In a previous post I showed how to unit test an ASP.NET WebAPI Controller. But with a REST service there is both a client and a service component. Assuming for a moment the client part is also written in C# we should test that as well. In this case the client application contains the following class to load books from the REST WebAPI controller: 1: public class BooksClient. 7: _httpClient = httpClient; 8: BaseUrl = new Uri( "[link] ); 9: }.
The Problem Solver
- Monday, May 20, 2013
How Does a Programmer Change a Car Tire?
By the light of his laptop screen of course: Nice! While my buddy Jason Row was traveling home from the awesomeness that was TechDays Halifax 2009, Mother Nature invoked the Deflate() method on his tire. How does a software developer change a car tire in the dark? BTW, Jason is currently job hunting if you know someone looking to tap into that creative thinking. You can find Jason on LinkedIn or contact him via his blog.).
- Thursday, November 5, 2009
NuGet and projects under source control
Of course that isn’t perfect, some assemblies are installed into the GAC and can’t be treated this way. NuGet is one of those awesome additions to Visual Studio that I wonder how I could have gone for that long without it. And as I am not the only one who likes it we had a bit of a discussion on Twitter last week about how to go about using NuGet with projects under source control that are shared by multiple users. The problem is nothing new and has been around forever. So far so good but what happens if you commit your changes to source control and another person does an update.
The Problem Solver
- Tuesday, April 12, 2011