- jQuery 1.4 Released – The 14 Days of jQuery – The jQuery Team announce the release of jQuery 1.4 in celebration of the projects 4th Birthday. A lot of the focus of this release has been on further improving the performance of the library, with the core functions receiving a performance boost in this release, along with new features such as easy setters, improved JSON support and much more.
- Visual Studio 2010 and .NET Framework 4 Launch Date is Monday 12th April – Eric Nelson highlights the official release date for Visual Studio 2010 and .NET 4, and points UK users to the source for information on the Launch events to be held in the UK.
- ActiveRecord 2.1 released – Markus Zywitza highlights the release of Castle ActiveRecord which brings the dependencies up to date, along with new features for primary key type detection, and read only field support.
- jQuery 1.4 Released: The 15 New Features you Must Know – James Padolsey writing for nettuts+ looks at the 15 key new features of the new release of JQuery.
- jQuery 1.4 API Cheat Sheet – Future Colours offer an updated jQuery cheat sheet for the 1.4 release, available in HTML, PDF and JPEG formats
- Visual Studio 2010 and .NET Framework 4 Training Kit (Jan. 2010 Release) – ‘Dr Z’ highlights the January 2010 release of the Visual Studio 2010 and .NET Framework 4 Training Kit, which contains presentations, demos and hands on labs for the whole range of .NET from C#4 to F#, Parallel extensions to WCF
- How can I disable batch compilation for my ASP.NET web pages so that the first user accessing the web site doesn’t experience slow performance? – Reuben Frost highlights a useful web.config setting which can help improve the startup time of your ASP.NET application by deferring some of the compiling until the first request for that page.
- WPF & Silverlight Designer : Setting Up Visual Studio for WPF and Silverlight Development – Karl Shifflett talks about configuring Visual Studio 2010 for working with Silverlight explaining to tools available, and suggesting which to enable. A video accompanies this post.
- WPF Extensibility Hacks – Preview 1 – Few interesting Triggers and Actions for WPF, Invoking Triggers based on Conditions etc – Anoop Madhusudanan shares the source and talks about the features of Wex a port of the Silverlight Project Slex to full WPF.
- A Field Guide to WPF Presentation Patterns – Paul Stovell talks about the three main patterns that are used for presentation using WPF and looks at how you can identify which pattern is being used.
- 2010 Survey Results: What .NET Framework features do you use? – Scott Hanselman shares the results from his survey late last year on the .NET Framework features that people are using
- The Rx Framework By Example – Phil Martin takes a look at the Reactive Extensions for .NET illustrating with real examples in this CodeProject article
- Why Can’t I Access A Protected Member From A Derived Class? Part Six – Eric Lippert picks up an old series based ona reader question about access to protected members, completing an answer given in a previous post (Which you will need to read to know what is going on)
- F#: Refactoring to sequence/for expressions – Mark Needham continues looking ways of migrating from the imperative way fo coding in F# and look at the use of sequences in F#
- DeveloperDeveloperDeveloper 8 – Registrations – Registration for the 8th DeveloperDeveloperDeveloper event to be held at Microsoft Reading at the end of the month opens today (15th) at 13:00 GMT. This free event is a very popular one, and usually ‘sells’ out very quickly, so you will need to be quick if you wish to attend. Once all the spaces go there is usually a waiting list situation, so don’t loose heart if you don’t get in on the first registration.