Monthly Archives: July 2016

[Beginner] Getting Started with Asynchronous Programming in .NET

Below is good Pluralsight crash course for beginers about Asynchronous programming in .NET. It starts by explaining the differences between parallel and asynchronous programming, dives into the Task Parallel Library and presents the Async/Await paradigm. Click the picture or the link below to access the course.  Course link accessible here too.  

[Talk] Using Lucene/Solr to Surface the Big Data of Social Media

[Excuse the sounds issues happening at different points during the video] The following talk is from Glenn Engstrand, formerly a Senior Software Engineer from the platform team at Zoosk. It’s just about 38 min long. I found it interesting in regards to using SOLR search functionalities for building a scalable system handling millions of users and […]