Posted by Chris Alcock on 31 Jul 2012 | Tagged as: .NET, Development, Morning Brew
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Posted by Chris Alcock 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 184.108.40.206 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.
- How to migrate an existing ASP.NET Website Project to Windows Azure – ‘zkap’ takes us on a journey migrating an existing ASP.NET Website to run on the Azure, walking through the full process, from checking out the original code to publishing and browsing the ported application.
- Integrate Windows Live SignIn Support In ASP.NET – Prashant Khandelwal takes a look at how you can integrate Windows Live login in your own web applications, sharing sample code which does this.
- 24 Weeks of Windows Phone Metro Design – #10 Layout & Composition in Windows Phone Part III – Arturo Toledo continues his series looking at the Windows Phone Metro design principles, further exploring the concepts of Layout and Composition
- Everything you need to know to build HTML5 games with Canvas & SVG – David Rousset takes a look at the exciting world of creating games in HTML5 using the Canvas and SVG support. In this article David explores the principles, looks at the libraries which are available for graphics, physics, and connected gaming, as well as looking at performance and highlighing further resources.
- Web Performance APIs Rapidly Become W3C Candidate Recommendations – Jatinder Mann highlights three new Web Performance APIs which are now moving into the W3C Candidate Recommendation status. The three specifications (Navigation Timing, Resource Timing, User Timing and Performance Timeline) are all about helping developers understand the performance of their browser based applications.
- Backbone.js: Hacker’s Guide Part 2 – Alex Young continues his series looking at the Backbone.js framework from the inside looking to learn about and teach how it operates by examining how it does things, exploring the Backbone.Collection in this part.
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Posted by Chris Alcock 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.
- NxtGenUG – Event: No More Passwords, OAuth in Action – Jimmy Skowronski takes a trip to Oxfordshire on Tuesday 7th August where he will be presenting his session looking at the modern face of authentication at the Oxfordshire NxtGenUG.
- NxtGenUG – Event: Entity Framework – Geff Lombardi visits the Coventry NxtGenUG on Wednesday August 8th where he will be giving a tour of the new and exciting features included in Entity Framework 5.
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