A few people have reported that The Morning Brew has been taking a long time to show up in Google Reader this week – I’ve been publishing at my usual time, so I suspect something out of my control is causing the delay. To that end I will be announcing each post on Twitter as soon as its posted, so follow @calcock for the updates.
- Mono’s C# Compiler as a Service on Windows. – Miguel de Icaza announces a preview of the latest bits of C# from the Mono Team. This preview release now allows you to use the Mono C# compiler on the .NET Framework, use the Mono C# REPL shell against the .NET Framework, and embed the Mono Evaluator in your C# applications. Miguel also outline their plans for the future.
- Windows Embedded Standard 7 RTM has Shipped! – The Windows Embedded Blog highlights the RTM release of Windows Embedded Standard 7. This release beings some of the more consumer facing functionality to the product, for devices such as meda centre systems, set top boxes and Televisions.
- StreamInsight 1.0 Released – Roman, of the StreamInsight Team, highlights the release of StreamInsight 1.0, Microsoft’s complex event processing system which is a part of the SQL Server 2008 R2 product suite.
- Visual Studio goes international – Somasegar shares the plans for releases of Visual Studio 2010 and .NET 4 for the international audiences, with existing translations in French, German, and Japanese, and planned releases from Microsoft in a number of additional languages, with some community language packs also planned,
- Breaking through the class sealing – Jason Crease goes back to basics and examines the C# Sealed keyword in its uses against classes and methods and properties, looking at why you might want to use sealed, and what you can and can not seal.
- Start your NGen… A four part NGen walk through – Greg Duncan highlights a great series of posts about the use of the NGen native image generator, and its use in VS2010 / .NET 4
- VS2010 AddIn for setting Break-points on partial function names – Naveen shares an implementation of an Addin for Visual Studio 2010 which allows you to set break points on partial function names in managed code
- What on Earth is a Lambda Expression? – Simon Ince goes back to basics and explores the concepts behind the Lambda expression in response to an increase in questions from developers about them
- Read all of ASP.NET MVC 2 in Action now while you wait for the printed book – Jeffrey Palermo announces the completion of the newly updated ASP.NET MVC 2 in Action, updated to the Version 2 release of ASP.NET MVC, and highlights the availability of the full manuscript in their version control system, released under a creative commons license.
- Debugging a classic ReaderWriterLock deadlock with SOSex.dll – Tess Ferrandez looks at debugging deadlock problems surrounding the use of ReaderWriterLocks, working through a sample problem using Windbg and SOS.
- 6 important .NET concepts: – Stack, heap, Value types, reference types, boxing and Unboxing – Shivprasad koirala explores a number of crucial concepts in understanding stack and heap memory allocations, along with exploring the performance implications of boxing and unboxing.
- Europe Virtual ALT.NET: Recording of Neil Robbins on NoSQL @ E-VAN 26 April 2010 – If (like me) you missed Neil Robbins doing his NoSQL talk at the European Virtual Alt.Net User group earlier this week, the recording of the session is now available to view online (or download)
- Azure eBook Update #1 – 16 authors so far! – Eric Nelson gives an update on the planning for the community written Windows Azure eBook, with a list of the articles currently planned or agreed, and they are still on the look out for new proposals for articles, or authors for some of the suggested topics.