I can’t believe how cold and dull its getting in the mornings – September seems to have arrived and brought autumn with it.
- FsUnit 0.6.0 – Ray Vernagus announces the 0.6.0 release of FsUnit, a specification framework for F#
- FsTest Updated with F# CTP – Matthew Podwysocki announces an update to FsTest, his testing DSL for F#, now updated for the September 2008 CTP
- Optimistic Concurrency Updates using Entity Framework in N-Tier and N-Layer Applications (Part 2) – Cesar de la Torre talks about handling optimistic concurrency using the Entity Framework in a multi tiered and multi layered application. This is the second part of a series on N-Tier/N layer applications using the Entity Framework, and the first part is well worth a look too.
- Developer Tools in Internet Explorer 8 Beta 2 – IEBlog outlines the Developer tools in IE 8, which are looking pretty functional (and quite familiar to anyone who has worked with FireBug)
- Simple F# Game using WPF – Chris Smith shows that F# can be fun too – in the sense of using it to write a version of a Tank Wars type of game. F# would seem to be a good fit here sue to its mathematical nature.
- Nasty "Gotcha" with ASP.NET MVC and Views – Casey Charlton talks about an interesting problem encountered with ASP.NET MVC when there were some old files floating about.
- Introduction to Model Driven Development with Sculpture – Part 1 – Ahmed Negm looks at using the Sculpture Model Driven Development framework to develop an application. This is a nice step by step walk through using Sculpture ith plenty of screenshots.
- Functional Programming Notables #1 – Matthew Podwysocki provides what look like the start of a series of link posts about Functional Programming across a number of languages – welcome to the LinkBlog scene Matthew
- IIS6 to IIS7 migration tips / tricks – Steve Schofield gathers together a collection of resources about migration to IIS7, mostly revolving around Classic ASP applications.
- Finding Deadlocks with ReaderWriterLock and Typemock Racer – The Typemock Insider Blog shows off some of the functionality of Typemock Racer, in detecting deadlocks with ReaderWriterLock.
- XBAPs are Rich Internet Applications – Mike Taulty talks about why WPF applications can be considered to be Rich Internet Applications (RIAs) when they are deployed using XBAP.
- The SQL Toolbelt from Red Gate Software – The SQL Toolbelt is a collection of Redgate’s SQL tools supporting SQL 2000, 2005, and 2008. At the moment if you download the 14 day triaal of the Sql Toolbelt you get a free copy of ‘Brad’s Sure Guide to SQL Server 2008′ in eBook format. You can also download the ebook on its own.
- Visual Studio 2008 Multi-Targeting, .NET 3.5 after installing SP1 – A pointer to a couple of resources about Multi Targeting using Visual Studio 2008 with the .NET 3.5 and .NET 3.5 SP1 as targets.
- Welcome To The New – Todd Hile Hoffer gives simple sample which pulls together a number of the interesting and new technologies, including a look at LINQ, WCF, JSON and AJAX
- Subscribers will have limited site functionality this weekend – Useful information, MSDN Subscriber benefits are going to be offline this weekend, so if you are a subscriber and are likely to need to download anything get doing it now.