- 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.
- The Case for Multiple DBs in Multi Tenancy situations – Anne Epstein looks at unsing multiple databases for multitenancy applications, over putting all clients in the one database and using a column to mark the owner of the data in each table.
- There is no right way – Chris Brandsma comments on and links to the recent discussion between Ayende and Greg Young regarding the repository pattern
- 6 Tips for ASP.NET MVC Model Binding – K. Scott Allen shares 6 good tips for working with the ASP.NET MVC Model Binding functionality covering both best practices and technical features
- You should NOT use ASP.NET MVC if. . . – Jeffrey Palermo takes an alternative stance to all the ‘You should use ASP.NET MVC’ posts by looking at why you shouldn’t move to ASP.NET MVC
- Using Obscure Windows COM APIs in .NET – Jeff Moser takes a look at getting access to some of the more obscure and interesting Windows COM APIs from his .NET code
- SPRING.NET + iBATIS.NET With ASP.NET MVC – Part 1 – ‘moonhyuk’ starts a series of posts about using the ASP.NET MVC with a slightly less mainstream set of tools, notably iBatis instead of NHibernate / Linq to SQL, and Spring.NET instead of Castle Windsor.
- No bandwidth MSDN: Reflector – James Newton-King suggests that using reflector on the .NET framework often provides enough information for you to get on without MSDN documentation, along with some other useful side effects.
- Redgate is doing it again- A metric ton-load of free eBooks (and their suite of tools too) is just a quick reg away – Greg Duncan highlights the latest Free E-Book offerings from RedGate.
- Functional C# – Forward Functional Composition – Matthew Podwysocki continues his series on Composition in Functional C# with a look at Forward partial application, and continues with Functional C# – Reverse Functional Composition exploring the other direction
- Suteki Shop is now a sample application on the official MVC Framework site – Congratulations to Mike Hadlow on having his Suteki Shop ASP.NET MVC application accepted as a sample on the Official ASP.NET website.
- Live Data Binding using ASP.NET AJAX 4.0 Preview 4 – Iftekharul Anam explores one of the new ASP.NET Ajax features. I recently saw this demonstrated, and it looks like a great innovation.
- Have You Seen the Linked .NET User Group? – Chris Bowen highlights a very active .NET focused Linked In group which has been organising a number of online events recently. Worth checking out.
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