- Interface Attributes != Class Attributes – Brad Wilson discusses the use of attributes on interfaces, and how interfaces and base classes differ when implemented / inherited in terms of attributes defined on them
- SlowCheetah – Web.config Transformation Syntax now generalized for any XML configuration file – Scott Hanselman highlights the SlowCheetah XML Transforms Visual Studio Extension from Sayed Ibrahim Hashimi and Chuck England which allows web.config like transformations to be applioed to other XML config files.
- Things you didn’t know the Watch window could do – Kate Gregory highlights a number of previous posts on tips for working with Visual Studio along with a post from "Daan-Nijs" which shares a number of really useful features of the Watch Window.
- Tasks vs ThreadPool – Sacha Barber highlights an interesting discussion on Tasks vs ThreadPool over on Paul Stovell’s blog where Paul takes a look at implementing Task behaviours in ThreadPool terms – check out the comments on Paul’s post. Sacha also takes this opportunity to highlight his series of articles on CodeProject about the Task Paralllel library
- Managed Thread Synchronization – Paulo Zemek takes a look at the varirty of different means for synchronising application behaviour across multiple threads, including lock(), EventWaitHandle, AutoResetEvent, ReaderWriterLock and much more.
- Windows Phone 7 : Choosing Photo from your Phone – Wriju Ghosh shares a number of small code snippets whcih use Windows Phone 7 specific functionality, looking at picking photos from the phone, Sending SMS from your application, Choosing Email Application to send email , Choosing Email address from the list & Calling a Number from Application. Wriju is also hosting a Partner Event Windows Phone 7 Mango – Platform Overview for Application Development on Sunday 28th August.
- Building an HTML App – Workout Timer – Clock Logic – Joe Stagner continues with the build of his Workout Timer sample application, looking at the implementation of the clock / timer functionality in this part of the series.
- Introducing Cosby, spontaneous striped background generator – Leon Bambrick shares an example of using the ASP.NET MVC FileResult type, creating a simple application which renders striped background images based on user selections. Full source is available.
- Static Code Analysis (aka FxCop) – Simple Code Analysis – Zain Naboulsi takes a introductory look at the use of Static Code Analysis which is integrated into Visual Studio (higher SKUs), illustrating its use with a simple worked example showing some simple code, enabling the checking and looking at the warning messages.