- Debugger Canvas on DevLabs , Debugger Canvas Available for Download! & Debugger canvas – Somasegar, Kael Rowan and Agafonov Viacheslav highlight the release of the Debugger Canvas Power Tool on the Microsoft DevLabs site. This release targets Visual Studio 2010 Ultimate SP1 and gives a new visual way of representing your debugging session.
- TFS 2010 SP1 Cumulative Update 1 Available – Brian Harry highlights the latest Cumulative Update for TFS 2010 SP1 which bundles up all the minor fixes tat have been released since SP1 providing an easy way of getting your TFS instance up to date.
- Looking ahead to the next version of VS Application Lifecycle Management – Brian Harry shares some more of the vision behind the Visual Studio Application Lifecycle features coming in vNext
- Database Migrations – Picking a strategy and getting the ball rolling w/ RoundhousE – Derik Whittaker discusses the difficult problem space that is keeping multiple databases up to the correct level of changes in an active development environment, discussing some strategies and highlighting some tooling, before discussing why he chose to use RoundhousE to help solve his problems.
- Finding a balance with ASP.NET MVC – Rob Ashton follows up from his DDDSW session with a detailed blog post discussing some of the problems he sees with using ASP.NET MVC, using this opportunity to highlight limitations he sees which affect testability, maintainability, readability and general code beauty.
- Writing non-blocking user-interfaces in F# – Tomas Petricek explores the use of F# asynchronous workflows in User Interface programming to give a nice non-blocking user experience, illustrating the concepts by way of a Silverlight based example. Full source is available.
- Making regex authoring easier to read and maintain – Daniel Cazzulino takes a look at 5 different ways of representing a regular expression in your code, each offering a different level of readability, maintainability, and ease of understanding what the regular expression is actually going to do.
- Tweaking your Visual Studio 2010 Start Page (for example, to show your 30 must recent projects…) – Greg Ducnan highlights a post from Shai Raiten looking at how you can customise your Visual Studio Startup page to include the information you want to see there.
- Recording of my DDD talk – Udi Dahan highlights the availability of the recording of his Domain Driven Development X (DDDx) session from Friday’s event. Udi discusses Domain Models & Composite Applications, looking at the use of Bounded Contexts to divide up large applications.