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Kathy Walrath
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Bulleit rye + cherries + chocolate + ... = boozy, tasty ice cream!
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In 2 weeks my chorus is putting on concerts in Alameda & Palo Alto. A month after that, we go to Europe!
A few years ago we did a concert called “Mistaken Identity,” consisting of all misattributed works. The centerpiece of the program was a fairly well-known Magnificat supposedly written by Pergolesi, but which was actually by his teacher, Francesco Durante. Since that's such a popular work, ...
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Very important info here.
Google has yet again gotten into the spirit of April Fools' day this year and the company hasn't disappointed so far. Usually, Google does so many jokes that it's hard to follow, ...
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Which is funny, since it's the first joke I noticed this year.
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async & await are a really nice way to write asynchronous code!
Asynchronous programming is everywhere – user interaction, network access, file I/O. Dart simplifies and enhances these scenarios with the 1.9 release. Today’s release introduces async methods and await expressions built on t...
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Ive been using the C# implimentation alot lately and Id have to agree with you. Its increadibly flexable in most situations and the api seems to lend itself to way fewer contextual syntax "gotchas" than any other async api I ever tried.
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My blog now has more bread baking posts than ice cream making posts. I might start writing about other low-sodium cooking/lifestyle topics, as well, since one of my relatives has to start a low-sodium diet due to edema.
Yesterday I made two tasty breads: Bread Machine Sprouted Grain Bread, from the One Degree organic foods website Company Corn Bread, from p. 305 of the Better Homes and Gardens New Baking Book (which was new in 1998) I want...
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Then you shall get cornbread, +Johnny Chow!
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Introducing the Dart Enhancement Proposal (DEP) process.

Our developers have asked for more insight into the spec discussion process, and for a formal way to seed the spec process with proposals. Today, we're happy to announce Dart Enhancement Proposals as the primary way for the Dart team and the larger Dart community to work together to evolve the Dart language and libraries.
In July 2014, Ecma published the first version of the Dart language specification. Ecma TC52 continues to release updated versions with new features (for example, async/await). Our developers have asked for more insight into ...
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Looking out the window at work, I spotted this small warship at a pier. It turned out to be a Peruvian frigate on tour: the BAP Villavisencio.

http://www.andina.com.pe/Ingles/noticia-peru-navy-cadets-to-visit-6-nations-aboard-bap-villavisencio-frigate-554033.aspx
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Sign up for this code lab if you're a developer and will be in the area! Whether you already know Dart or not, it'll be fun.

(I'll be there, and so will a bunch of Dart engineers.)

#dartlang
 
For Bay Area developers and Dart Developer Summit attendees: Learn client or server +Dart at our Code Lab! April 27th in San Francisco. Food, raffle, and meet Dart engineers. Hope to see you there!
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+Kathy Walrath signed up for it. Remember the glass :)
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I really need to try out WebStorm.
 
Enjoy instant errors/warnings/hints feedback while coding +Dart in WebStorm 10. Faster feedback, quicker fixes, less bugs. High five!
Today, JetBrains announced the new WebStorm 10 release, which includes significant enhancements for the Dart developer. The new version adds live analysis feedback, and fixes many reported issues. We highly recommend that all...
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Sign up if you're interested in Dart!
 
We invite you to Register Now to connect with Dart engineers and developers at the first Dart Developer Summit, April 28-29 in San Francisco, California. Sessions are now up!

https://www.dartlang.org/events/2015/summit/

Mobile, web, server, embedded, and more. Case studies from Trustwave, instill.io, Google Fiber, and Workiva. Keynotes from Google Ads and Dart's cofounders.

See you there!
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If you want to try out Angular 2 (very early days!), here's how to get started.

#dartlang #ngconf
Angular is a development platform for building mobile and desktop web applications
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They aren't all working yet, afaik. But yes, a cheat sheet and sampler are very good ideas.
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Here's another article I edited recently.

The challenge here was not only to format the article so that most readers could quickly find the best solution for them, but also to give readers the criteria they need to assess other serialization solutions—for example, new packages that appear.

I'm not sure if it's a plus or a minus that I didn't know much about serialization before editing this article. On the plus side: you learn lots, plus you remember everything you had to learn to understand the article. On the minus side: it's harder to be sure you're using the terminology correctly and including/removing the right stuff.
 
Need to serialize data but confused by the plethora of Dart solutions?

+Nicolas Garnier has done the research for you. In this new article, he reviews 3 serialization solutions in depth, showing how to use them and giving guidelines for choosing the best solution for your project.

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Choose the serialization strategy that's right for your project.
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