A multitude of technical problems made preparing today’s edition more difficult than it should have – Looks like it might be one of those days.
- ASP.NET AJAX 4.0 CodePlex Preview 1 available – The First Preview release of the forthcoming ASP.NET Ajax version 4 release has been made available on CodePlex
- NUnit: 2.4.8 Released – A bugfix release of the famous unit testing framework.
- Distributed Caching – Strategies and Tips – Scott Watermasysk talks about distributed caching and shares some of the best practices he has picked up working with a distributed cache on Community Server
- Linq to NHibernate in 10 minutes – Matt Hinze examines Linq to NHibernate in the CodeCampServer project.
- No Slow Unit Tests with xUnit.net – Ade Miller shows how you can prevent slow unit tests from bogging your test run down with the use of the xUnit.NET StrictFact Attribute to enforce a timeout
- Unit Test Boundaries – Phil Haack talks about the single responsibility principle and how that should apply to unit testing
- MVC AJAX Support – Melvyn Harbour looks at the new Ajax functionality in the latest ASP.NET MVC preview release.
- Minimalist Coding Style – Mark Levison talks about some of his rules of programming
- Learn How to use NHibernate with the Summer of NHibernate Screencast Series – Scott Hanselman talks about screencasts for learning, and about NHibernate with reference to Stephen Bohlen’s ‘Summer of NHibernate Screencast Series’
- Thread Proxy Mediator Pattern – Michael Birken shows an implementation of a pattern to help with avoiding common GUI problems
- Name Your Threads – Daniel Moth encourages developers to name their threads to make debugging easier.
- VBUG Manchester: Where’s my data? An intro to Spatial Queries in SQL Srv 08 – Tommorrow’s VBUG Manchester event should be interesting – Colin Angus MacKay will be talking about the new spatial features of SQL Server 2008