September 2012

Monthly Archive

The Morning Brew #1199

Posted by Chris Alcock on 28 Sep 2012 | Tagged as: .NET, Development, Morning Brew

Software

  • Modern UI Data Visualization Toolkit - Mahmoud Medhat Moussa announces his recent project, the creation of data display controls for Modern UI applications, available on CodePlex. The library brings a number fo data visualization controls and charts to your applications, and looks well worth checking out.
  • Download: Book Download: Exploring CQRS and Event Sourcing - The CQRS Journey Patterns and Practices team (Dominic Betts, Julián Domínguez, Grigori Melnik, Fernando Simonazzi, Mani Subramanian) have now released the accompanying book, available from the Microsoft Downloads site as an e-book. Learn about designing and building CQRS and Event Sourcing applications using iterative development, and updatring / upgrading a live CQRS application.

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The Morning Brew #1198

Posted by Chris Alcock on 27 Sep 2012 | Tagged as: .NET, Development, Morning Brew

Software

  • WCF Data Service 5.1.0-rc2 Released - The WCF Data Services Team are nearing completion of the WCF Data Services 5.1.0, and have yesterday released their 2nd Release Candidate release. This RC is available as a NuGet Package, and contains a new JSON Serialization format, further client side events and support out of the box for $format and $callback to help enable JSONP use cases.
  • Node v0.8.10 (Stable) - Earlier this week the Node.js team announced the release of Node 0.8.10 (stable), which, as usual, is available for a variety of platforms, and contains a range of bugfixes, improvements and updates to components.

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The ‘Morning’ Brew #1197

Posted by Chris Alcock on 26 Sep 2012 | Tagged as: .NET, Development, Morning Brew

‘Better late than never…’ as the saying goes. Normal service should resume tomorrow.

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The Morning Brew will be late today

Posted by Chris Alcock on 26 Sep 2012 | Tagged as: .NET, Development, Morning Brew

Hi everyone - Today’s edition is going to be late (I got stuck in bad traffic this morning, so my preparation time was cut to zero). I will be posting an edition around lunchtime today.

Regards

Chris

The Morning Brew #1196

Posted by Chris Alcock on 25 Sep 2012 | Tagged as: .NET, Development, Morning Brew

Software

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  • A Bug Report is a Gift - Scott Hanselman discusses the issues surrounding getting good bug reports from people using your software, looking at some approaches taken by larger software companies which you can adopt into your own software
  • Control the Complexity of Your JavaScript Functions with JSHint - Elijah Manor takes a look at how you can explore the complexity of your JavaSCript code using JSHint to provide you with metrics about your code, and takes a look at what those metrics mean.

Community

  • Windows Azure Community Conference CloudBurst 2012 will be streamed Live! - Magnus Mårtensson highlights the Community Windows Azure Conference CloudBurst 2012, which is now practically fully booked, and announces that the conference will be streamed live, giving those not able to attend access to 2 days of great Azure content.
  • DunDDD - DunDDD is a DeveloperDeveloperDeveloper community event being organised in Dundee, Scotland on the Saturday 17th November. This is a free community conference, and the call for speakers is currently open, as too are registrations.

The Morning Brew #1195

Posted by Chris Alcock on 24 Sep 2012 | Tagged as: .NET, ASP.NET, C#, COM Interop, Database, Development, Links, Morning Brew, SysAdmin

Software

  • jQuery 1.8.2 Released - The jQuery Team announce the release of jQuery 1.8.2, a bugfix and performance regression fix release. As usual the files are available from the jQuery site, and should be making their way to the various content delivery networks.
  • IE 9.0.10 Available via Windows Update - The Internet Explorer Team have released a high importance security patch for Internet Explorer 9 to address recently reported security issues. Additionally there is an update for Internet Explorer 10 to address a Adobe Flash issue.

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The Morning Brew #1194

Posted by Chris Alcock on 21 Sep 2012 | Tagged as: .NET, Development, Morning Brew

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The Morning Brew #1193

Posted by Chris Alcock on 20 Sep 2012 | Tagged as: .NET, Development, Morning Brew

Still playing catch up this week, after having been on the road for a few days…

Software

  • Announcing Updates to Windows Azure SQL Database - Gregory Leake announces the latest update to Windows Azure SQL Databases, which adds support for Linked Servers and distributed queries, recursive triggers, exposing of statistics and improved firewall functionality
  • Announcing YUI 3.7.0 - The YUI team announce the latest release (already updated to fix an issue) of their UI Library for web applications. This release includes some significant performance improvements, updated and rebuilt controls and much more.

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