The Morning Brew #1852

Posted by on Friday 1st May 2015 | Tagged as: .NET, Development, Morning Brew

Software

  • Announcing TypeScript 1.5 Beta – Jonathan Turner announces the release of TypeScript 1.5’s first beta release, available for Visual Studio 2015 RC, 2013, and as source and npm distributions.
  • Announcing the GitHub Extension for Visual Studio – Anthony Cangialosi announces the release of the GitHub Extension for Visual Studio, part of a new collaboration between Microsoft and GitHub to make working with GitHub, Visual Studio and Azure easier.
  • GitHub Integration in Developer Assistant – Anuj Jain also highlights another GitHub related integration, this time in the Developer Assistant for Visual Studio, which contains the Bing Code Search, and now boasts an integration with GitHub bringing the number of code samples and repositories that can eb searched up to 21 million!
  • GitHub Inside Your Visual Studio – Phil Haack shares the GitHub side of the story along with giving a walkthough of the setup and use of the GitHib Extension.
  • Introducing the Windows 10 Apache Cordova platform – Polita Paulus announces the availability of the Apache Cordova support for Windows 10, allowing Cordova applications to target the Universal Windows Platform
  • Updates for ASP.NET 4.6 – Web Forms/ MVC 5/ Web API 2 – Pranav Rastogi highlights the updates to the ASP.NET 5 Preview included in the Visual Studio 2015 RC release, covering Authentication, HTTP/2 support, Ajax Toolkit and much more
  • Entity Framework and Visual Studio 2015 RC – Rowan Miller gives an update on the Entity Framework contributions to Visual Studio 2015 RC, discussing both the Entity Framework 6.1.3 and Entity Framework 7 Beta 4 releases.
  • Microsoft Edge is the browser for Windows 10 – Kyle Pflug highlights the new official name of Project Spartan, highlighting the changes that this will involve, and some forthcoming events.

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The Morning Brew #1851

Posted by on Thursday 30th April 2015 | Tagged as: .NET, Development, Morning Brew

I both love and hate the Build conference – on one hand lots of exciting new announcments, on the other it takes me an age to put together monster editons of The Morning Brew like today’s….

Build Conference – General

Visual Studio Code

Software – Including Visual Studio

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The Morning Brew #1850

Posted by on Wednesday 29th April 2015 | Tagged as: .NET, Development, Morning Brew

Software

  • Windows Management Framework 5.0 Preview April 2015 is now available – Krishna C Vutukuri announces the release of the preview release of the Windows Management Framework 5.0, an update from the previous preview released in February
  • What’s New in Fiddler 4.5.1 – Eric Lawrence announces the release of Fiddler 4.5.1, a bugfix and minor feature release, including improved retargeting, custom submenues, improved SNI support and support for Project Spartan. Eric also gives a useful overview of the difference between Fiddler 4.5 and Fiddler 2.5

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Community

The Morning Brew #1849

Posted by on Tuesday 28th April 2015 | Tagged as: .NET, Development, Morning Brew

Software

  • Team Project Rename available on VS Online – Brian Harry highlights the release of the Team Project Rename feature in the Visual Studio Online platform, their number 1 requested feature, now available on all accounts.

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The Morning Brew #1848

Posted by on Monday 27th April 2015 | Tagged as: .NET, Development, Morning Brew

Software

  • Node.js Tools 1.0 on GitHub and VMs Available – Kasey Uhlenhuth and the Visual Studio team highlight the 1.0 release of Node.JS tools for Visual Studio, their migration to , and the availability of Virtual Machine Images giving you an easy way to try out Node.JS and Visual Studio

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The Morning Brew #1847

Posted by on Friday 24th April 2015 | Tagged as: .NET, Development, Morning Brew

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The Morning Brew #1846

Posted by on Thursday 23rd April 2015 | Tagged as: .NET, Development, Morning Brew

I sorted out a post numbering snafu on the previous two posts this morning, and am resuming with the correct numbering today, making this 1846 – so don’t panic if you didn’t see 1845.

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  • A Simple Nowin F# Example – Mike Hadlow follows on from his previous post on building web applications usin OWIN and F# with a look at using the Nowin open source implementation rather than the Microsoft OWIN libraries
  • Time Travel in C# – Rob Miles discusses thebenefits of wrapping up environemental things which my may need to manipulate to test your code.
  • Comparing date range handling in C# and F# – Tomas Petricek shares a look at re-writing a function from reasonably functional C# into F#, and highlights some of the language features he finds particularly appealing in F#
  • Types of CQRS – Vladimir Khorikov discusses why he believes that the use of CQRS is not a binary choice, and that there are a spectrum of possible implementations.
  • Languages features in C# 6 and VB 14 – Mads Torgersen shares a useful reference of what was implemented and when in the C#6 and VB.NET 14 implementations
  • When Should You Return 404 instead of 403 HTTP Status Code? – Max McCarty discusses the inadvertent disclosure of information caused by returning certain response codes, discussing the use of 404 responses over more descriptive 403 Forbidden responses.
  • Hardening IIS Security – AJ Kumar highlights a number of things you can do to better secure your IIS based web servers

The Morning Brew #1845

Posted by on Wednesday 22nd April 2015 | Tagged as: .NET, Development, Morning Brew

Update: So, the numbering slipped, and this post was incorrectly labelled as 1844 when it should have been 1845 – I’ve corrected the number but the links will remain

Software

  • Caliburn.Micro 3.0.0-alpha – The Caliburn Micro team announce the release of their alpha release of Caliburn Micro 3.0.0 which adds in support for Xamarin.iOS, Xamarin.Androis and Xamarin.Forms, along with sharing information about Windows 10 support which will com in the future.
  • Microsoft Azure now free for Student Developers – Rami Sarieddine highlights some great news for Student developers – free access to the Azure Platform as a part of the DreamSpark programme

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Community

  • The first ever Microsoft MVP Virtual Conference – Francois Boucher highlights the first MVP Virtual Conference, a two day virtual event with sessions covering all aspects (IT Pro, Dev, Consumer) with sessions in English, Spanish and Portuguese, being delivered by the US MVPs.

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