- "Fake – F# Make" 1.33.0 released – Steffen Forkmann announces the release of the latest version of Fake, the F# Make implementation. This release fixes a number of bugs and adds a few new features including Git Helpers and documentation generation using Docu.
- VsVim Update Released (Version 0.8.2) – Jared Parsons announces the release of VsVim 0.8.2, a bug fix release with a few minor features which may be the last of the 0.8 releases. Full Source code is available from the project’s GitHub site.
- A new found respect for acceptance tests – Mark Needham discusses the importance of Acceptance Tests over unit tests in providing a safety net when carrying out major restructuring of your code
- Interesting .NET Framework 4 Statistics – Scott Dorman shares a breakdown of the different types of type included in the ,NET Framework, giving an interesting view of the size of the framework, and providing a very interesting comparison against his earlier post of the same stats for .NET 3.5SP1
- F# and Code Contracts: not quite there yet – Kurt Schelfthout takes a look at trying to get Code Contracts up and running in F#, with varying degrees of success, concluding that the support is not quite there yet
- A practical illustration of why the new C# 4.0 dynamic and optional parameter features are valuable – John V. Petersen takes a look at how optional and named parameters along with the dynamic support in C#4 can make your API simplier
- Building a component that works with different versions of a library – Jeffrey Richter also looks at the use of the dynamic features of C#4 in providing a way to call functions on later versions of a library whilst being compiled against an earlier version, allowing you to support multiple versions of a component.
- GZip your downloads – Miguel de Icaza shares a nice tip for gaining GZip support for your HTTP requests complete with decoding of the response via a property on the WebRequest object
- NHibernate Session Management using FluentNhibernate and Castle Windsor – Stefan Sedich shares a short code snippet showing how you can have the NHibernate Session provided by the Castle Windsor Container with automatic per web request implementation.
- Thoughts on WebMatrix – Nikhil Kothari discusses the WebMatrix beta release giving his impressions of the product, its user interface and the role it will play
- Use Razor as ASP.NET MVC ViewEngine – Kazi Manzur Rashid takes a look at using the newly release Razor view engine within ASP.NET MVC applications
- Vuvuzela Source Code – Mike Ormond helps you all chase away the end of world cup blues by sharing the code of his Vuvuzela Windows 7 phone application, along with his ‘Mike’s Mega List of Windows Phone 7 Resources ‘ a great collection of links to resources about all things Windows Phone 7
- July 9th Links: ASP.NET, ASP.NET MVC, jQuery, Silverlight, WPF, VS 2010 – Scott Guthrie also gets in on the Link Blogging this weekend, with a collection of links covering all the technologies his teams are responsible for, some links you will have seen before here, but there are others included which are well worth checking out.
- Bringing MEF and REST love to the UK and at FEST 10 – Glenn Block talks about his shcedule for a visit to the UK this week, with talks planned for London, Cambridge and Bournemouth looking at Silverlight and MEF.
- Oh…. ‘I do like to be beside the C# Side’ – Win tickets to FEST10 – Rory Becker’s DevExpress Blog – Rory Becker and DevExpress are running a competition to win tickets to the NxtGen FEST event to be held this Friday, all you have to do to be in with a chance of winning is answer 15 simple questions.
- Next F# London Meetup: July 28 – Don Syme highlights the next F#unctional London Meetup to be held on the evening of Wednesday 28th July which sees Zach Bray talking on the topic of Agile Acceptance Testing with F#
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