Just discovered that today’s edition hadn’t published successfully - must have closed my laptop lid too quickly
- jQuery 1.8 Released - The jQuery Team announce the official release of jQuery 1.8. This release adds significantly to jQuery, including significant re-work of the Sizzle selector engine, animations, the auto application of CSS vendor prefixes and much more.
- Download: Unity 2.1 for Silverlight - Microsoft release a minor service release of their Unity Dependency Injection Container for both .NET and Silverlight.
- ReSharper 7.0 Plug-ins - Matt Ellis highlights the vibrant plug-in ecosystem surrounding ReSharper, looking at the impressive array of plugins which have already updated to support ReSharper 7.
- FaultTrack is a new kind of bug tracker for .NET developers. by DCOM Productions - DCOM Productions are looking to gain funding for a rather interesting looking take on BugTracking, Metro and Visual Studio styled and Visual Studio integrated bug tracker with integration to the debugger and support for all CLR compliant languages.
- C#/.NET Little Wonders: Interlocked Increment(), Decrement(), and Add() - James Micheal Hare returns with another post in his C# Little Wonders Series today looking at the Interlocked class and how it allows increment, decrement and addition to be performed on numbers in a thread safe way.
- How to create Web Deploy packages in Visual Studio 2012 - Sayed-Ibrahim-Hashimi discusses the creation of Web Deployment packages in Visual Studio 2012, discussing the reasons for the changes in the process.
- Knockout.js pro tips - working with templates - Filip W. shares some tips on working with databinding and Templates when using Knockout.js discussing the structuring and use of templates in your code, and looking at interactions with bindings.
- 24 Weeks of Windows Phone Metro Design | #23 Perceived Performance - Arturo Toledo returns with the next instalment of his Windows Phone Metro design series, looking today at the various factors which affect perceived performance of your Windows Phone Applications.
- Learning ILAsm, the backbone of .NET - Buddy James takes a look at IL, looking at how you can write and compile it, sharing some simple samples (hello world and a calculator) which illustrate how you can drop down to the lowest level and write the IL directly, bypassing the need for higher level languages such as C#, VB.NET and F#.
- "Unplugged" LIDNUG online talk with me on Friday (August 10th) - Scott Guthrie is pulling up the metaphoric bar stool for another of his Unplugged events hosted by the Linked In .NET Usergroup. The session runs from 2-3:30pm Paciific for open questions and answers, and the audio recording will be available after the event.