- Announcing the Microsoft Virtual Earth ASP .Net Server Control - A nice sounding (I’ve yet to have a play with it) control library for working with Virtual Earth mapping in your web apps from .NET - this one could be very useful
- Microsoft .NET Micro Framework 3.0 Beta Open - Michael Schwarz has the details of the .NET Micro Framework 3.0 Beta release
- CSLA .NET 3.5.1 RC0 available - Rockford Lhotka announces the release of Release Candidate 0 of his CSLA Application framework version 3.5.1
- ASP.NET MVC Tip #26 – Create a Lightweight Control View Engine - Stephen Walther shows how you can create your own view engine by building a control view engine to help reduce embedded code in your views.
- ASP.NET MVC: Avoiding Tag Soup - Rob Conery addresses the contentious yet common comment about ASP.NET MVC being the return to the bad tag soup/Spaghetti code of the old classic asp days.
- TODO comments in Vs 2008 service pack 1 - Zeeshan Hirani shares some good news for anyone who makes use of TODO comments.
- Some finalizer pitfalls - Ayende considers some of the pitfalls of using finalizers, focusing on the errors that can occur when a finalizer runs on an object left in an invalid state due to exceptions during construction.
- Finalizer vs. Application: A Race Condition from Hell - Sasha Goldshtein looks at a strange issue to do with finalisation and Garbage collection.
- Guaranteed, Finalization Order Is Not - Sasha Goldshtein continues his look at finalisation by considering the order that things get finalised, and how that can cause some unpredictable results.
- How to Encrypt Query String Parameters in ASP.NET - Keyvan Nayyeri looks at protecting your query string variables by encrypting them.
- Geekup Liverpool - July - Tonight (29th July) is Liverpool Geekup, featuring a talk from Ian Forrester of the BBC covering BBC Backstage and the future of openness.
- Scottish Developers July Newsletter - Colin Mackay posts this months Scottish Developers news letter, highlighting some interesting (free) events in the coming months.
- Would you like a Visual Studio MSDN Premium License for a Year? - Greg Low will be giving away an MSDN Premium license via the podcast SQL Down Under. This post contains the details of what you have to do in order to be in with a chance of winning.