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  1. New C# based CQRS Tutorial available
  2. Requirements Gathering For Better User Experience Pt1 – Usability Geek
  3. Requirements Gathering For Better User Experience Pt2 – Usability Geek
  4. Why your users hate Agile development (and what you can do about it)
  5. Data Annotations Extensions Create
  6. Why most uses of State pattern are code-smell | dorinlazăr.ro
  7. Task Parallel Library and async-await Functionality – Patterns of Usage in Easy Samples – CodeProject
  8. Self-determination theory – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
  9. 15 Phenomenal TED Talks You Need to Watch Today
  10. Jeu, Seth et Maths
  11. In Head-Hunting, Big Data May Not Be Such a Big Deal – NYTimes.com
  12. The UX of Minimum Viable Products (MVPs) | AndersRamsay.com
  13. Funny Motivational Posters Vol.188 | Barnorama
  14. Working Effectively with Legacy Code
  15. 7 Ways to Make the Rest of 2013 Amazing | Inc.com
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    1. Self-determination theory – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
    2. 15 Phenomenal TED Talks You Need to Watch Today
    3. It’s All in Your Head: Gaming and the Brain – IGN
    4. ‘White House Down’ & the Secret Service | Under the Radar
    5. A Simple Rule to Eliminate Useless Meetings | LinkedIn
    6. It’s All in Your Head: Gaming and the Brain – IGN
    7. Checkboxes that kill your product — Alex Limi
    8. To Agile or Not to Agile | BA Times
    9. Calif. attorney general: Time to crack down on companies that don’t encrypt | Data security – InfoWorld
    10. The First 20 Hours – How to Learn Anything: Josh Kaufman at TEDxCSU – YouTube
    11. Double Fine’s MASSIVE CHALICE by Double Fine Productions — Kickstarter
    12. Cutting Edge – Social Authentication in ASP.NET MVC 4
    13. Multiple Views and DisplayMode Providers in ASP.NET MVC 4
    14. 30 New jQuery Plugins Worth Taking a Look At
    15. Modal Input Forms in ASP.NET MVC
    16. Reactive Extensions (Rx) Koans – Home
    17. Securing Rails | Make Your Rails Applications Secure
    18. Threading in C# – Free E-book
    19. Floater – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
    20. loresoft/EntityFramework.Extended · GitHub
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    1. 97 Things Every Software Architect Should Know – The Book – Softarch 97Things
    2. A Windows Phone Developer’s take on Xamarin
    3. Opt out of PRISM, the NSA’s global data surveillance program – PRISM BREAK
    4. Rip Rowan – Google+ – Stevey’s Google Platforms Rant I was at Amazon for about…
    5. GifCam – CNET Download.com
    6. Advice from a former Apple director who coined the term ‘user experience’ – GeekWire
    7. Products and Extensions for Visual Studio
    8. Inversion of Control Containers and the Dependency Injection pattern
    9. Keep The Cash
    10. Slavery Footprint – Survey
    11. 9 Qualities Of Truly Confident People | LinkedIn
    12. Five apps for creating installation packages | TechRepublic
    13. Découvrez à quel point toutes les affiches de cinéma se ressemblent | Daily Geek Show
    14. More Offices Offer Workers Alcohol – WSJ.com
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    1. After Ever After – DISNEY Parody VOSTFR – YouTube
    2. Ten IT-enabled business trends for the decade ahead | McKinsey & Company
    3. A Comparison of the Top Four Enterprise-Architecture Methodologies
    4. John Resig – DOM DocumentFragments
    5. Script Junkie | Common Techniques in Responsive Web Design
    6. Style Tiles
    7. Samantha Warren’s Web Design Blog | Design ~ Web Typography ~ Inspiration
    8. Did You Miss This Top MVP Guest Post on 8 Tips to Sell Windows Store Apps? – The Microsoft MVP Award Program Blog – Site Home – MSDN Blogs
    9. Large-Scale Continuous Testing in the Cloud
    10. How do you create a data-driven organization?
    11. Call To Action Buttons and the Psychology of Color » paul olyslager
    12. Publications | LinkedIn Data Team
    13. New SARS-like virus is a ‘threat to the entire world’ – CNN.com
    14. Grid Movie Posters on Behance
    15. .NET | CodeCanyon
    16. Code components, packages, classes and scripts for software development – Binpress
    17. Proactive notify 2 users that are editing same object
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    1. Why developers are turning to API services | Application Development – InfoWorld
    2. https://habitrpg.com/
    3. 10 Limits to Human Perception … and How They Shape Your World
    4. the_coding_love();
    5. 5 Things That Really Smart People Do | Inc. 5000
    6. Excel Blog – Public preview of project codename “GeoFlow” for Excel delivers 3D data visualization and storytelling
    7. The 5 Whys – YouTube
    8. Intro to Rx – Key Types
    9. The Difference Between UX and UI: Subtleties Explained in Cereal | Design.org
    10. One Div Zero: A Brief, Incomplete, and Mostly Wrong History of Programming Languages
    11. Are You Making This Mistake at the End of Your Meetings? | LinkedIn
    12. Download Microsoft Office 2010 Filter Packs from Official Microsoft Download Center
    13. Twitter Engineering: Twitter’s New Search Architecture
    14. Using Asynchronous Methods in ASP.NET MVC 4 : The Official Microsoft ASP.NET Site
    15. Learn Git Branching
    16. Why the Lean Start-Up Changes Everything – Harvard Business Review
    17. Most data isn’t “big,” and businesses are wasting money pretending it is – Quartz
    18. jQuery Code Snippets for Visual Studio 2010 – Home
    19. Features | About SoapUI
    20. 5 Things Founders Don’t Talk About – Forbes
    21. Design Principles | Android Developers
    22. Lunascape – simple easy to use multi-featured web browser
    23. Should my database calls be Asynchronous? – RickAndMSFT on Azure & MVC – Site Home – MSDN Blogs
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    1. Turbulenz Engine Goes Open Source
    2. turbulenz/turbulenz_engine · GitHub
    3. outgrow.me
    4. twitter/bootstrap · GitHub
    5. html5 – Are there any Responsive templates for ASP.NET MVC 3/4 – Stack Overflow
    6. Kit Smart TV – Raspberry PI
    7. multiselect.js
    8. Gallery of free HTML snippets for Twitter Bootstrap. | Bootsnipp.com
    9. bspell1/NuBuild · GitHub
    10. What happens when pirates play a game development simulator and then go bankrupt because of piracy? | Greenheart GamesGreenheart Games
    11. Dan Lewis’s answer to Startup Ideas: What are the best ways to think of ideas for a startup? – Quora
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    1. Exclusive: A Primer on Monetization of F2P Games – [a]listdaily
    2. I’m still here: back online after a year without the internet | The Verge
    3. CSS3 : Icon Fonts
    4. CDNs fail, but your scripts don’t have to – fallback from CDN to local jQuery – Scott Hanselman
    5. Penny Pinching in the Cloud: How to run a two day Virtual Conference for $10 – Scott Hanselman
    6. McDonald’s Theory — What I Learned Building… — Medium
    7. Pwop Productions Forensic Audio Services
    8. 6 Harsh Truths That Will Make You a Better Person | Cracked.com
    9. Podcasts for a .NET developer (like me) | Erik Hoogendoorn
    10. codeSHOW – Home
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    1. The Power of ‘And’ – Windows Azure – Site Home – MSDN Blogs
    2. Dan Ariely: What makes us feel good about our work? | Video on TED.com
    3. Cognitive Overhead, Or Why Your Product Isn’t As Simple As You Think | TechCrunch
    4. .NET Web Site with SQL Database – Windows Azure tutorial
    5. optical illusion dance – YouTube
    6. 10 Great Windows Phone 8 Code Samples (No, Wait… 30) – Appsmash – Site Home – MSDN Blogs
    7. Death and Dying: What are some beautiful images of death (as a concept or idea)? – Quora
    8. Perceptual Edge – Examples
    9. Mad Bunny in front of " l’ Origine du Monde " – a photo on Flickriver
    10. How to … read connections string from app.config or web.config file
    11. Top 5 coolest buildings by Cristina Iordachi on Prezi
    12. Ten New Rules for Project Managers
    13. Amazedsaint’s Tech Journal: Hack Raspberry Pi – How To Build Apps In C#, WinForms and ASP.NET Using Mono In Pi
    14. How To Make Your Open Source Project Really Awesome – The ClojureWerkz Blog
    15. Cobrowsing for customer support | Co-browsing | Remote Support | Customer Support Tools
    16. Tools for .NET Developers | Red Gate Software
    17. I’m a phony. Are you? – Scott Hanselman
    18. The 10 most popular TED-Ed lessons so far | TED Blog
    19. The 20 most-watched TED Talks as of August 2012 | TED Blog
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    1. Pluralsight Course Library
    2. Turning Big Data Into Smart Data: 5 Lessons For Marketers From The Obama Campaign | Co.Create: Creativity \ Culture \ Commerce
    3. Why We Lie, Cheat, Go to Prison and Eat Chocolate Cake
    4. Intro.js | Better introductions for websites and features with a step-by-step guide for your projects.
    5. Viral’s Secret Formula | LinkedIn
    6. 26 Time Management Hacks I Wish I’d Known at 20
    7. Assessing approximate distribution of data based on histogram – Cross Validated
    8. High Scalability – High Scalability – Scaling Pinterest – From 0 to 10s of Billions of Page Views a Month in Two Years
    9. - les-employes-moins-efficaces-recoivent-plus-de-compliments – general – secteurs-d-activite – LesAffaires.com
    10. HTML5 Tools
    11. Relationships Are More Important Than Ambition – Emily Esfahani Smith – The Atlantic
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    1. Top 100 Photos of the Year 2012 – Socialphy
    2. Software Testing and Its Importance | sohelkhanblogs
    3. sp_BLITZ – SQL Server Takeover Script | Brent Ozar Unlimited
    4. A Rickety Stairway to SQL Server Data Mining, Part 10.3: DMX Prediction Queries – SQLServerCentral
    5. How P&G Presents Data to Decision-Makers – Tom Davenport – Harvard Business Review
    6. The Joel on Software Discussion Group (CLOSED) – Why I Hate Frameworks
    7. Top 10 Reasons I like Postgres Over SQL Server – DataChomp
    8. 10 User Interface Design Fundamentals – Treehouse Blog
    9. Hiring Wisdom: Top 10 Ways to Guarantee Your Best People Will Quit
    10. Essential tools for every web designer | Webdesigner Depot
    11. Freeware Tools and System Utilities for Windows
    12. Unleash the Power of Android with These Automated Apps
    13. "What if…" Movies reimagined for another time & place on Behance
    14. Best apps to automate your Android phone | Digital Trends
    15. Pluralsight Course Library
    16. VideoCacheView – CNET Download.com
    17. WebVideoCap – CNET Download.com
    18. WebVideoCap – CNET Download.com
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