- JSON for the Compact Framework - Karl Seguin announces an early release of JsonCF a compact framework 2.0 JSON serializer and Deserializer which can be used in the Compact Framework as well as the Full Framework.
- Evolving a .NET Framework 2.0 Application to .NET Framework 3.5 - Brad Abrams highlights a paper about migrating a .NET 2 application to .NET 3.5, looking at the choices that will need to be made.
- C# Eval: An Embeddable Compiler - Following on from the C# Interactive Shell, Miguel de Icaza has made some changes to allow Eval functionality in C#.
- Vexing exceptions - Eric Lippert explains how he classifies exceptions into four categories, and then when trying to write exception handling code uses these classifications to help decide how to handle the exception.
- NHibernate 2.0 and Linq - Ayende explains the plan for Linq to NHibernate, and highlights the current community offering which will run on NHibernate V2.
- Object Oriented F# - Extension Everything - Matthew Podwysocki looks at Extension Methods in C# 3,0 and F#, and talks about the differences.
- TDD and Hard To Test Areas, Part 2 - Ian Cooper follows up on the first part from a few months back, looking at the things that are difficult to test for developers adopting TDD, and shows techniques that can help in a number of situations.
- Improve your C# with IronRuby - Justin Etheredge suggests that we can learn some interesting things about C# development by looking at the MS-PL licensed code for IronRuby - and I’d have to agree, I think the best way to learn and improve your command of any language is to read some code written by other developers.
- Building the “Good Enough” Framework - Keith Elder shares his notes from an open spaces session held by DevLink about things to consider when building a framework.
- Why a comparison of a value type with null is a warning? - Kirill Osenkov asks the C# Compilter Team a seemingly simple question, and gets a really well considered answer
- Silverlight Foundations: Hello, World! - Kevin Babcock gives a quick start guide to getting up and developing using Silverlight 2.0, working through the required components to install, through to the basic hello world.
- Quality and code coverage - Jimmy Bogard questions the motivation to get to 100% code coverage, argues that the last few percent will take an inordinate amount of work
- ASP.NET MVC Tip #42 – Use the Validation Application Block - Stephen Walther looks at implementing Model Based validation in ASP.NET MVC using the Patterns and Practices Validation Application Block.
- Client & Server Side Validation in ASP.NET MVC - It looks like validation in ASP.NET MVC is a hot topic at the moment, and in this article Emad Ibrahim looks at implementing client side validation in JQuery, and server side validation using Castle Validator.
- Subversion Support Comes to CodePlex… Sorta’ - Steve Harman explores SVNBridge on CodePlex, allowing access to the CodePlex TFS using Subversion
- MSDN Social Bookmarks - Dan Rigsby talks about a new MSDN feature of social bookmarking which has been introduced this week.