- dotPeek 1.0 Beta Available – JetBrains announce the beta release of dotPeek 1.0, their free .NET decompiler product. This release is shipped with an installer, supports assembly lists, can open assemblies from folder and zip format archives (including NuGet Packages), and have finder control over the generated decompilation code.
- SQL Server 2012 Best Practices Analyzer – Jack Richins highlights the latest release of SQL Server 2012 Best Practices Analyzer, a tool which will monitor and observe your SQL Server instances and give recommendations on things to change to make your setup conform to best practices.
- null is not false, part three – Eric Lippert continues his discussion of null as a Boolean value looking at operator overloading of & | && and || and some of the complexities of creating them and passing parameters with eager evaluation.
- Arrays and Memory, Part 2 – Karl Seguin continues on from a previous post looking at the use of memory in array structures, going back to basics and exploring how C deals with arrays and memory allocation, as well as direct access to raw memory
- ASP.NET Web API: How content negotiation works? – Gunnar Peipman gives a brief overview of content negotiation in the ASP.NET Web API, discussing the HTTP principles before discussing and illustrating the implementation in Web API.
- Great Free Course on Building ASP.NET MVC Apps With EF Code First, HTML5 and jQuery – Scott Guthrie highlights the 1 month free access offer giving access to the ‘Building ASP.NET MVC applications with Entity Framework Code First, HTML5 and jQuery’ course from Pluralsight, created and presented by Dan Wahlin.
- A Match Made in Http Heaven – ASP.NET Web Forms and WebAPI – Joshua Holt kicks off a series of posts looking at the use of the ASP.NET Web API which shipped with the ASP.NET MVC 4 beta, showing how it can be combined with the more established ASP.NET Web Forms in the same project to provide powerful solutions.
- "If I have seen further, it is by standing on the shoulders of giants" [An alternate implementation of HTTP gzip decompression for Windows Phone] – David Anson shares an alternative implementation of HTTP gzip decompression for use in Windows Phone applications, sharing his dependency free implementation which allows for compressed content to be passed over the network into your applications.