I spent an enjoyable evening at Geekup Liverpool – unfortunately I missed most of the talk, only catching the discussions afterwards, but it was very nice to catch up with some people I’ve not seen in a while.
- The Onion Architecture : part 1 – Jeffrey Palermo talks about a layered architecture which is a little different from the traditional layered architectures most will be familiar with.
- Countdown to F# CTP – Chris Smith hints at the good stuff that is coming in the next F# Release.
- Make your code more maintainable: The evils of the Return statement – Calvin Hsia talks about using a variable to gather your return value into before returning to make code more readable and easier to debug. This, along with having multiple returns in a method are two issues that I hold dear.
- Super Simple MVC Ajax With JQuery Demo – Phil Haack does an off the cuff screen cast on using JQuery with ASP.NET MVC
- There’s usually an easier way – Mike Hadlow follows up from his previous iteration post with another way of achieving the same output, this time using LINQ
- Dynamically create ASP.NET user control using JQuery and JSON enabled Ajax Web Service – Sanjeev Agarwal walks through creating a user control which uses JQuery to call an ASP.NET JSON web service.
- Survival guide to do resource localization using Compact Framework 2.0 – Jose A. Garcia Guirado talks about the steps required to make a Compact Framework Application localized.
- WCSF Application Architecture Tutorials – Layering and Design Patterns – David Hayden highlights a tutorial series by Simon Ince (along with some other resources) about working with the Web Client Software Factory.
- Avoid appSettings Usage in Controls or Shared Libraries – Steve Smith talks about the use of applications settings in controls and libraries, and explains why its a bad idea and that you should really be using your own config sections for the settings.
- How to show Log4Net info in NUnit (from NHibernate) – Chris Brandsma shows how you can get the NHibernate log information when running within NUnit – very useful when debugging problems with your mappings.
- Are You Throwing Exceptions Correctly? – Daily Coding takes a look at the right and wrong ways of handling rethrowing exceptions.