This morning’s Morning Brew has been plagued by technical difficulties – First FireFox, next my utility for assembling the post, and now my laptop battery is about to run out – so I’m dreading what else will go wrong today.
- Announcing the Community Server 2008 Release Candidate! – The well known blogging and community platform, Community Server 2008, moves to release candidate
- Web Client Development Download Day from Microsoft – Greg Duncan gathers together a number of recently released Web Client Application and reference blocks.
- Silverlight 1.0 – New Maintenance Release Available – Tim Sneath tells of an update to Silverlight 1.0 – there are a few different fixes in this release.
- Updates: Process Explorer v11.12, Process Monitor v1.30, Handle v3.31, and a new blog post from Mark – Updates to a few of the much used SysInternals tools.
- CPU Scheduling Simulator 1.0 released! – Granville Barnett announces the 1.0 release of his tool for helping design and analyse CPU Scheduling Algorithms
- 4 Key Differences Between Implicit and Explicit Interface Implementation – An interesting post about the differences between the two says of implementing interfaces.
- Disconnected N-Tier objects using EntityFramework – Ruurd Boeke looks at using the Entity Framework for disconnected applications – including Silverlight
- Pattern Matching in C# – Part 2 – Bart De Smet continues his series with parts 1 and 2 of his series on Pattern Matching in C#
- Try/Finally Pattern – Take a different path when an exception has occurred. – Alois Kraus shows a neat trick to establish if an exception has occurred and allow you to do different clean up in your finally handler.
- Removing Duplicate Code in Functions – Alex Mueller looks at a few techniques (delegates and AOP) for eliminating duplication of code – examples include logging on start and end of functions.
- Improve scalability in ASP.NET MVC using Asynchronous requests – Steve Sanderson takes steps to add Asynchronous Processing to ASP.NET MVC by implementing Async versions of the Controller and handlers
- ASP.NET MVC: MVC Storefront, Part 2 – Rob Conery continues his screen cast series on building a Store using MVC. This part adds significantly to the unit test and repository
- Partial Mocks explained – Chris Brandsma takes a look at partial mocks, following on from his previous post about mocking nested methods.