July 2012

Monthly Archive

The Morning Brew #1157

Posted by on 31 Jul 2012 | Tagged as: .NET, Development, Morning Brew


The Morning Brew #1156

Posted by on 30 Jul 2012 | Tagged as: .NET, Development, Morning Brew


  • Announcing Web Deploy 3.0 RTW – Harsh Mittal highlights the release of version 3.0 of Web Deploy as an RTW release. Web Deploy 3.0 brings IIS 8 and Windows 2012 support, providing a means of assisting your upgrade to the latest OS when it officially releases, supports Azure deployment, Incremental database publishing, Powershell commandlets and much more.
  • StyleCop has been released – Tatworth highlights an updated StyleCop release which along with being compatible with VS2012 RC, also adds support for those working with ReSharper 7 RTM.
  • jQuery 1.8 RC1 Released – The jQuery team announce the first release candidate release of jQuery 1.8. As always the team are looking for you to include this new version in your applications to help them give it a final test before its stable release.


The Morning Brew #1155

Posted by on 27 Jul 2012 | Tagged as: .NET, Development, Morning Brew


  • CQRS Journey guidance project released – Grigori Melnik announces the release of the guidance package for the CQRS Journey project, where a team have developed a real world application using CQRS techniques and moved it through three psuedo releases to look at hos CQRS and Event Sourcing can be made to support multiple iterative releases.
  • SQL Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 2 is available – Aaron Bertrand highlights the release of Service Pack 2 for SQL Server 2008 R2, a release which rolls up all the fixes in SP1 and Cumulative Updates 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5


  • The Results of my Essential Tools, Libs and Frameworks for Front-End Development Survey – Rey Bango shares the results from his survey of the front end web frameworks and supporting utilities being used, revealing the spectrum of tools being used, highlighting jQuery as the clear ‘winner’ with some more recent additions appearing in the top 10.
  • ORM techniques for legacy databases – Jimmy Bogard discusses one of the key reasons most often cited by people who ‘rolled their own’ Object Relational Mapper – support for legacy databases, discussing features of ORMs and techniques you can use to tame legacy databases to work with your ORM.
  • Windows Azure and Office 365 – Scott Guthrie discusses how the Office 365 and Sharepoint’s recent beta releases fit in with Azure, highlighting how you can now extend both using azure hosted applications
  • My Git, Mercurial and Powershell setup – Scott Koon discusses how he sets up his environment to make working with Git and Mercurial from the command line easier and better
  • Reading UTF-8 Characters From An Infinite Byte Stream – Mike Hadlow shares some lessons learnt while working to read the Twitter streaming API which involves an open stream of data coming directly from Twitter, discussing the reading and decoding of characters from the stream.
  • Update from the Windows 8 Camps – Martin Beeby shares some answers to common questions raised at the Windows 8 camp events covering a variety of different specifics of Metro application development.


Next Page »