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The Land of 10,000 Links #82


Using Set Theory Instead of ISNULL To Filter Data

SQL Server Performance – The Crib Sheet

(Almost) Everything You Need to Know About SQL Server 2014

Cloudy, With a Chance of Meatballs

Microsoft Preps Major Restructuring
Batten down the hatches — it’s Microsoft reorg season

Fear the Cloud? Helpful Tips for Stifling DevOps Progress in Your Enterprise [Humor]

Cloud OS v.Next

How to get a sticky load balancer in Windows Azure

Microsoft’s Technologies Mean Business, From Client to Cloud

Amazon Joins Single Sign-On Game with ‘Login with Amazon’


Internet of Things: Is VPN a False Friend?

REST from a Client Perspective

Ways to version your API, Part 2

Idempotent HTTP

Starting with APIs – The Basics

Caught in a .NET

Modal Input Forms in ASP.NET MVC

Supporting only JSON in ASP.NET Web API – the right way

Thoughts on Queue Centric Workflow Design

ReSharper Personal and Academic Licensing Changes

Tail recursion, part one

Teched Mania!

Visual Studio 2013
Team Foundation Service Updates for TechEd 2013
Visual Studio 2013, ALM, and DevOps
Windows Azure: Announcing New Dev/Test Offering, BizTalk Services, SSL Support with Web Sites, AD Improvements, Per Minute Billing
Windows Azure: Announcing Major Improvements for Dev/Test in the Cloud

Software Craftineering

(Un) Reliability in messaging: idempotency and de-duplication

Creativity in Coding – Does TDD Leave Room For it?

The History of Programming Languages Infographic

The Classics

The Compleat Programmer

The Great and Powerful OS

What’s New For The Enterprise In Windows 8.1

Game over, man!

Eidos teases new Deus Ex

Confirmed: LA, New York and Dallas studios shuttered amidst major cuts