- Nancy v0.10.0 – The next step in awesome – Andreas Håkansson announces the release of Nancy v0.10.0, the latest release of the Nancy lightweight web framework. This release includes improvements to diagnostics, Razor, model validation, along with bugfixes and tweaks to existing functionality. Andreas goes on to discuss the amount of community involvement which went into the release, along with taking a look at some of the key new features.
- jQuery UI 1.8.18 – The jQuery UI Team announce the release of jQuery UI 1.8.18, their latest maintenance release featuring bugfixes for the Accordion, Autocomplete, Button, DatePicker, Dialog, Draggable, Position, Resizable, Slider, Sortable, and Tabs controls. This update is available as a download, and also from a variety of CDN host.
- Change Considered Harmful? – The New Visual Studio Look and Feel & Visual Studio 11 Beta: Thoughts and Resources – Just in case you missed the news last week of the first previews of the Beta release of Visual Studio 11, Scott Hanselman & Michael Crump discuss the new features of the beta, along with the most discussed feature, the updated ‘metro’ style appearance.
- ASP.NET Web API (Part 1) – Scott Guthrie kicks off a series of posts looking at the new ASP.NET Web API, included in the ASP.NET MVC 4 beta release, highlighting some of the key features the framework offers.
- One ASP.NET – Making JSON Web APIs with ASP.NET MVC 4 Beta and ASP.NET Web API – Scott Hanselman also takes a look at the ASP.NET Web API, discussing how it fits in with the overall ASP.NET picture, and looks at using it to create JSON based APIs.
- Writing a Lightweight Web Service using WebApi Building Blocks – Youssef Moussaoui discusses how easy the ASP.NET Web API makes publishing HTTP based services, and discusses how one of the goals of the framework was to decouple the receiving and dispatching of messages to enable extensibility.
- Disabling the Xml Formatter in ASP.NET Web API – The easy way – Glenn Block discusses two techniques to remove the XML Formatter when using the ASP.NET Web API, meaning that your services will only return JSON formatted data
- Content Negotiation in ASP.NET MVC4 Web API Beta – Part 1 – Kiran Challa kicks off a series of posts looking at the role of content negotiation in the ASP.NET MVC4 Web API, discussing how the accept header is used to determine the format of content returned
- ASP.NET MVC4 bundling in ASP.NET MVC3 – Jef Claes takes a look at how you can utilise the ASP.NET MVC 4 Bundling functionality from ASP.NET MVC 3 by installing the Microsoft.Web.Optimization package using the NuGet -Pre switch.
- C#/.NET Little Wonders – The List<T>Range Methods – James Michael Hare continues his C#/.NET Little Wonders series with a look at the AddRange, InsertRange, RemoveRange and GetRange methods on List<T>
- jQuery Tip #4 – Use the on() Function for Event Handling – Dan Wahlin continues his jQuery Tips series with a look at handling events using the on() method, looking at how it provides a consistent method for handling all types of events, looking at it in operation.
- WinForms and MVP: Making a testable application – Lenny Kean takes a look at applying the MVP pattern to Winforms applications to make them more testable, illustrating with an example from his NoteCard sample application.
- TouchDevelop book and slides – now available online – Nikolai Tillmann highlights some new resources to help you get started developing on your Windows Phone using TouchDevelop
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