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  • How Do I Use StructureMap with ASP.NET MVC 3 - Steve Smith looks at how you can use the StructureMap Inversion of Control container in your ASP.NET MVC 3 sites, looking at where to handle the registrations, and how to bolt the container into the ASP.NET MVC pipeline
  • Clean and clear configuration with StructureMap - ‘thangchung’ is also exploring StructureMap, looking at the best way to create the configuration code to keep the intent clear
  • Basic JavaScript Part 8: Namespaces - Jan Van Ryswyck continues his series on JavaScript with a look at the use and implementation of namespacing to help organise code and avoid naming collisions.
  • Reimplementing LINQ to Objects: Part 40 - Optimization - Jon Skeet continues with the wrapping up of this series on re-implementing the core Linq To Objects technology. In this post Jon explores and discusses the tricky topic of optimisation of his Linq to Objects implementation.
  • Date/Time Support in NHibernate - James Kovacs takes a look at how NHibernate handles the plethora of date and time types that are available in databases and frameworks, and explores some of the issues with working with local vs UTC time. Source is available for the samples.
  • HTML5 Blizzard: Full Hardware Acceleration in Action - Jason Weber discusses the construction of the Internet Explorer 9 Christmas Demo, looking at the consituent parts of the demo, and discusses the performance characteristics of the demo.
  • RavenDB vs MongoDB - Why I don’t usually bother - Rob Ashton answers one of the common questions he gets asked about the differences between the MongoDB and RavenDB document databases, and throws CouchDB in for good measure in the comparisons.
  • Taking Sterling for a Test-Drive - Rudi Grobler takes a look at using the Sterling object oriented database implementation on the Windows Phone 7 platform, sharing a simple example of it in use.
  • Back to Basics: Mock Eliminating Patterns - John Sonmez continues looking at unit testing and the removal of the requirement for mocking types in tests. In this post John explores reducing the dependencies of classes to help reduce the need for mocking.
  • Adding collections to a custom ConfigurationSection - Derek Fowler goes back to basics and looks at the confusing realm of collections of values in custom configuration sections, exploring the subject by way of a worked example.
  • It’s Design - K. Scott Allen discusses encapsulating logic from if statements into properties, and how this leads towards a better more OO design for your code, and discusses some of the common objections to this practice.