There is nothing worse (or sillier) than being ill with a cold when the weather outside is fair and sunny – but that’s been my weekend – feeling a bit better now though (thankfully)
- Silverlight 2 Beta2 Released – ScottGu gives the lowdown on the new Silverlight 2 Beta 2 release, along with Expression Blend and Visual Studio tools to support it.
- ScrewTurn Wiki Version 2.0.32 + Other News – Latest update to this .NET powered Wiki Engine – This is the last significant release of the v2 line (except for bugfixes)
- Paint.NET v3.35 BETA is now available – Latest beta of Paint.NET, the MS Paint replacement written in .NET.
- Refactoring Legacy Code – Part 1: Dealing with Static Cling – Sendhil Kumar R starts a series on legacy (code without unit tests) code, and in this first part looks at techniques to help work round static code.
- Where to start a new program – Chris Brandsma talks about where to start on a new project, outlining a number of possible ways to get started.
- Upgrading to Silverlight Tools Beta 2 and Visual Studio 2008 SP1 Beta – BradleyB gives some detailed instructions for installing the new Silverlight beta on different versions of VS2008
- MVC + Facebook == Wonderful Development Platform – Nick Berardi has been experimenting with the ASP.NET MVC with a view to creating FaceBook applications with it
- LINQ through PowerShell – Bart De Smet takes a look at consuming LINQ through PowerShell – I really need to spend some time playing with PowerShell there is so much good stuff it can do.
- SOA: Making the Paradigm Shift Part 7 of N – Sam Gentile continues his series on SOA, with a look at SOA using Web Services and some of the web service standards.
- Functional C# Revisited – Into the Great Void – Matthew Podwysocki takes a look at Functional Programming in C#, and runs into issues with the way Void is handled.
- Scratching an itch: NMemcached – Ayende has a go at implementing a native .NET version of Memcached – source available
- The Art of Assembly Versions – Tony Rasa talks version numbers, and why its important to ensure that they get updated.
- Why Developers should Do Testing – Soon Hui talks about the importance of getting developers to do a bit of testing to make them a better developer.