- Ninject 2 Reaches Beta! – Nate Kohari announces the first beta release of Ninject 2, which started life as a spike based on the 1.x version but has turned into a re-write of the code base in order to bring in use of and support for Linq. V2 contains a bunch of new features, but there are also a few things that have been removed, more details in Nate’s post
- Introducing SilverUnit – Roy Osherove announces the release of TypeMock’s latest product, a real unit testing framework for Silverlight. SilverUnit itself is an open source project, however as it it based on top of Typemock’s API you will need a license for Typmock.
- Tips for Managing ASP.NET MVC Views – Michael Hamrah shares some good tips on managing the view part of ASP.NET MVC, drawing on best practices and general good coding practices.
- Splitting DateTime – Unit Testing ASP.NET MVC Custom Model Binders – Scott Hanselman further explores ASP.NET MVC model binding with a look at separating the date and time parts of a datetime into separate input fields in the UI
- Easy REST – Ron Jacobs gives a very simple 4 step process to making a simple REST based service in using WCF, simple to understand example.
- Plunging into the sea of jQuery plugins – Part I – Xun Ding begins a series exploring the vast array of jQuery plugins that are available, also showing how you can create your own plugins.
- An ACL-based authorization model with NHibernate. – Daniel Doubrovkine shows how you can create an Access Control List permissions model using NHibernate for your data access, and integrating it with ASP.NET Membership
- What is encoding? Cross site scripting and the AntiXSS encoding methods – Kirk Jackson explores the issues that occur when you don’t correctly encode data being sent out in a web page, and looks at the Microsoft solution to this in the form of the AntiXSS Library.
- Smart quotes: The hidden scourge of text meant for computer consumption – Raymond Chen talks about the one of the arch-nemisis’ of many programmers, smart quotes. Many times I have locked horns with them in Content copied from word into web content management systems
- VB6 Runtime Supported in Windows 7 – Andrew Coates highlights an update to MSDN which indicates that Windows 7 will ship with the VB6 runtime, meaning old VB6 applications should continue to operate in Win 7 out of the box.
- An Intro to Barrier, cont.d – Andrew Coates continues his series looking at the Barrier synchronisation class.
- Using Moq to Implement Tests (and Avoid Stubs) – Michael Hamrah talks about the use of the Moq framework in testing, and talks about preferring Mocks over stubs when testing.