April 2009

Monthly Archive

The Morning Brew #338

Posted by on 30 Apr 2009 | Tagged as: .NET, Development, Morning Brew

We must be reaching the (ASP.NET MVC RTM Date) + (Time it takes to update and publish Book) time, as today’s edition contains details of a couple of ASP.NET MVC book releases (in their own special section)

Software

  • VS2008 AJAX Profiling Extensions – Somasegar announces the release of the Visual Studio 2008 AJAX Profiling Extensions which let you measure the performance of the client side interactions of your Web Applications using any browser.
  • YSlow Release – The Yahoo! Developer Network announce a new release of YSlow their website performance analyser for Firefox, which now includes the ability to create custom rulesets allowing you to tailor the rules to those that are suitable for your application
  • All-In-One Code Framework : 2009-4-27 release of All-In-One Code Framework – ‘colbertz’ announces an updated edition of the All-In-One Code Framework, a one stop shop for bas implementations of many Microsoft Technologies (in many Microsoft Technologies too). This update contains changes to/additions of 17 projects

ASP.NE MVC Books

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The Monring Brew #337

Posted by on 29 Apr 2009 | Tagged as: .NET, Development, Morning Brew

Software

  • Update – SQL Blocked Process Monitor – Jonathan Kehayias announces an updated release of his SQL Blocking Process Monitor for SQL Server 2005 and 2008, which are now split into two downloads to avoid dependency problems.

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The Morning Brew #336

Posted by on 28 Apr 2009 | Tagged as: .NET, Development, Morning Brew

Software

  • Introducing Html Utilities for Silverlight – Brian Genisio announces HTML Utilities for Silverlight, a library which in this version aims to improve the testability of some of the Silverlight HTML functionality.
  • New Codeplex Tool – SQL Blocked Process Monitor – Jonathan Kehayias shares a tool to help monitor blocking processes in SQL 2005/2008. Shame there is no Sql2000 support as I could really do with a tool that does this for some work I’m doing at the moment.

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Community

  • Next European VAN on 06 May 2009 – Jan Van Ryswyck announces the next European accessible Timezone Virtual Alt.Net Event, which will include a presentation on Front Controller style MVC

The Morning Brew #335

Posted by on 27 Apr 2009 | Tagged as: .NET, Development, Morning Brew

Software

  • TestApi v.0.2 Released! – Ivo Manolov announces the latest release of TestApi, a set of standalone libraries that make it easier for WPF developers to test their applications. This release brings with it a number of new features along with samples for xUnit and NUnit.
  • Windows 7 Release Candidate Update – Windows 7 Team announce to the world that the Windows 7 RC will be made available to MSDN subscribers on 30th April , and to the general public on 5th May.

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The Morning Brew #334

Posted by on 24 Apr 2009 | Tagged as: .NET, Development, Morning Brew

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The Morning Brew #333

Posted by on 23 Apr 2009 | Tagged as: .NET, Development, Morning Brew

Today’s post is a milestone of sorts – one third of the way to the magical 1000 post mark!

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The Morning Brew #332

Posted by on 22 Apr 2009 | Tagged as: .NET, Development, Morning Brew

Software

  • Pex 0.11 Released: Delegates, Exception Trees, and Stubs – Nikolai Tillmann announces the release of Pex 0.11 which adds the ability to work with delegates as parameters, a new Exception tree view, and stubs for Recursion and events, along with a few fixes os issues with the previous releases.
  • TestDriven.Net 2.20: Improved NCover Integration – Jamie Cansdale announces V2.20 of TestDriven.NET which improves the integration with NCover and TypeMock, along with better support for 64 bit Windows, and a few more features too.

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  • ASP.NET MVC and the Managed Extensibility Framework (MEF) – Maarten Balliauw looks at combining the ASP.NET MVC and the Managed Extensibility Framework (MEF) to have controllers served from plugins via MEF.
  • Silverlight 3 – Out of Browser Applications on the Mac – Mike Taulty screencasts to show the new Silverlight Out Of Browser application experience for Mac users
  • NHibernate Mapping – <many-to-any/> – Ayende continues his series of NHibernate Mapping elements with today’s post looking at the <many-to-any> mapping, the logical extension of yesterday’s post on the Any mapping
  • Extending ASP.NET MVC – Hernan Garcia looks at extending the ASP.NET MVC to make it behave exactly as he want it to.
  • Functional Solution for the Shortest Path Problem – Matthew Podwysocki looks at re-writing one of his previous algorithms for calculating the shortest path using only immutable collections and pure functional code
  • "Vice" Testing – Sean Chambers talks about a testing technique that can possibly help to bring some level of tests to a legacy (and not easy to test) system without making significant changes to the code, allowing you to establish a baseline for the system to allow you to start doing safe refactoring

The Morning Brew #331

Posted by on 21 Apr 2009 | Tagged as: .NET, Development, Morning Brew

Software

  • NBuilder – Gareth Down makes his first significant release of NBuilder, a tool which uses fluent interfaces to generate test instances of your objects with the properties automatically populated. Both binary and source releases are available.

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