Another slow day in .NET land today - so a shorter than usual post.
- ASP.NET AJAX 4.0 Template Example - John Katsiotis looks at one of the new features of ASP.NET AJAX 4.0 Preview - template functionality making it easier to create complex content.
- Help Middle School students learn programming - Microsoft Visual Studio Middle School Power Toy 1.0 released - Greg Duncan highlights a PowerToy for Visual Studio that aims to make the Visual Studio IDE a good environment for teaching/learning programming to middle school students. There look to be some interesting features included.
- What NEW Windows SDK Features do you want? - The Windows SDK team ask the community to rank some ideas for new SDK features by spending a virtual $100 on the items in a list.
- Behind Brian the Build Bunny - Martin Woodward walks through the steps to create a real world build notification for TFS using a s Nabaztag bunny
- Microsoft Source Analyzer (StyleCop) Extensions Controversy – Part Two - Good news for the StyleCop enthusiasts - looks like the confusion over the custom rules has been resolved, and that StyleCop is getting some more development including an SDK to allow extension.
- TDD is how I do it, not what I do - Brett Schuchert talks about the benefits of the results of using TDD as a supporting case for doing TDD in the first place.
- Generate PDF Using C# - Predrag Tomasevic looks into using Open Office from C# to create PDF files
- SQLBits III Cubed - 13th September 2008 - Hatfield, Hertfordshire, UK - SQL Bits, the UK SQL Community Conference returns for the third time. Registration is open now, and there are also pay for training sessions running the day before. Unfortunately the conference clashes with the Alt.NET UK Conference, so that weekend we are spoilt for choice of UK tech events.