- NUnitLite 0.8 Released - Charlie Poole announces the release of NUnitLite 0.8, which includes new internals which allow for Asynchronous Tests. Charlie also discusses ‘Is NUnitLite the New NUnit? ‘ over on his own blog, discussing interest in NUnitLite from desktop developers as well as mobile which was intended to be one of its key areas of use.
- dotCover 2.1 is Released! - JetBrains announce the official release of dotCover 2.1 which includes Visual Studio 2012 and ReSharper 7.0.1 integration
- Updated .NET Framework setup verification tool that addresses application compatibility issues - Aaron Stebner announces an updated release of the .NET Framework Setup Verification Tool which addresses issues with the RTM Windows 8 release which caused the tool to silently exit.
- Free Developer Tools: Choose the Right Visual Studio 2012 Express Edition - The Public Sector Developer Weblog takes a look at the Visual Studio Express 2012 product line up, discussing the purpose of each and reminding us that they can be installed side by side.
- How Not to Get a Free Windows Store Developer Account with Your MSDN Subscription Benefit - Roger Jennings takes a look at the rather convoluted process required for MSDN Subscribers to get free access to the Windows Store
- Windows Phone 8 SDK Preview Program Open to Developers - Dr. Z highlights a limited time offer to get involved in the Windows Phone 8 SDK Preview programme with registration for this open until 5PM PDT on Monday (17th)
- Wiring up TopShelf, Windsor and EasyNetQ - Mike Hadlow takes a look at creating services by combining the TopShelf service framework with Windsor for IOC and his EasyNetQ library for access to RabbitMQ.
- Building Data and Services for Windows 8 Apps - G. Andrew Duthie kicks off a series looking at building a data backend for Windows 8 Applications. In this first post he takes a look at the various framework options available for the implementation, looking at the advantages and disadvantages of each.
- ASP.NET Web Forms Extensibility: Control Adapters - Ricardo Peres discusses a less well known ASP.NET Web Forms extensibility point - Control Adapters - which allow you to write code which interacts with the control allowing you to set properties and manipulate its output.
- From HttpRuntime.Cache to Windows Azure Caching (Preview) - Jeff Putz takes a look at moving from the standard HttpRuntime Cache implementation to the Windows Azure Caching Preview, looking at hooking it up as an ICacheProvider and wiring it into applications via dependency injection.
- Skillsmatter "Progressive F# Tutorials 2012" session in London - Steffen Forkmann highlights this year’s Progressive F# Tutorials event organised by the folks at Skills Matter. This is a paid for event 2 day event with a great looking agenda, and Early Bird pricing of £99 until 16th September.