Update: Fixed a typo suggesting that Scott Hanselman’s Videos were for .NET 3.5 – Thanks to Graham for letting me know via the comments
Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past 24 hours you will already be aware of some of what follows….
Visual Studio 2012, .NET 4.5 and Windows 8 RTM
- Visual Studio 2012 and .NET 4.5 now available! – Somasegar announces the RTM availability of Visual Studio 2012 and .NET 4.5 available now to download for MSDN Subscribers
- Visual Studio 2012 and .NET Framework 4.5 released to the web! – Jason Zander also announces the release, as well as taking a look at the top 12 features of Visual Studio 2012
- Announcing the release of .NET Framework 4.5 RTM – Product and Source Code – Brandon Bray highlights the framework release specifically, and takes a look at what is new and improved in the various areas of the framework.
- Final versions of Windows 8, .NET Framework 4.5 and Visual Studio 2012 now available for download – Aaron Stebner provides direct download links and some installation tips for the Visual Studio, .NET and Windows 8 releases
- Windows 8 RTM is available for developers – Ian LeGrow highlights the availability of Windows 8 RTM to developers via MSDN and TechNet, along with a 90 day evaluation version available to everyone to allow developers to continue testing and developing for Windows8
- Visual Studio 2012 and .NET Framework 4.5 is RELEASED – Here’s 5 minute videos to get you up to speed quick – Scott Hanselman shares the news of the .NET
3.54.5 and Visual Studio release along with sharing thirteen 5 minute videos which look at key features for Web Development in Visual Studio 2012
- ASP.NET Web API Released and a Preview of What’s Next – Henrik F Nielsen proudly announces the release of ASP.NET Web API as a part of the Visual Studio and .NET releases, and looks to what the future holds for WebAPI
- EF5 Released – The Entity Framework Team announce the official release of Entity Framework 5 both on NuGet and also in the box in Visual Studio 2012
- Web Essentials 2012 released – Mads Kristensen announces the release of Web Essentials 2012, a Visual Studio Extension for Visual Studio 2012 which further enhances the capabilities of the Visual Studio IDE foe all sorts of Web Development tasks.
- WCF Data Services 5.0.2-rc Prerelease – The WCF Data Services Team announce their next preview release of the WCF Data Services, available as a prerelease package on NuGet.
- Reactive Extensions v2.0 has arrived! – Bart J.F. De Smet announces the release of the Reactive Extensions 2.0 as a part of the Visual Studio 2012 and .NET 4.5 release. This version also supports .NET 4.0 developments as well as Silverlight 5 and Windows Phone 7.5 in addition to the expected .NET 4.5
- A Troubleshooting Guide for Entity Framework Connections & Migrations – K. Scott Allen shares a useful guide to troubleshooting common issues with Entity Framework Connection and the Entity Framework Migrations functionality
- Implementing Then with Await – Stephen Toub takes a look at how you can implement ‘Then’ methods in your code when using the new Async / Await functionality in C# and VB.NET
- OData support in ASP.NET Web API – Alex D James discusses the support for OData query options in ASP.NET WebAPI highlighting the availability of a preview NuGet package to assist in making OData services using WebAPI
- Adding Web Optimization to a Web Pages Site – Rick Anderson takes a look at implementing Web Optimization on a Windows Azure Web Pages site, showing how to configure bundling in your site
- Keeping in touch with the Web optimization team – Howard Dierking talks about plans to get the Web Optimization functionality rolled into the Open Source ASP.NET Stack hosted on CodePlex
- OAuth/OpenID Support for WebForms, MVC and WebPages – Pranav Rastogi discusses one fo the new exciting features of ASP.NET 4.5, the ability to have consumers log into your site using OAuth from Twitter, Facebook and the like