A bit of a short edition today, mostly due to internet connectivity issues at my end, and partially due to the Christmas slowdown
- Announcing the ASP.NET and Web Tools 2012.2 Release Candidate - Scott Guthrie highlights last week’s ASP.NET and web Tools 2012.2 Release Candidate Release, which includes ASP,NET SignalR, along with the latest versions of Web API, new project templates for ASP.NET MVC, improved editor, web publishing and page inspector features
- ReactiveUI 4.2 is Released! - Paul Betts announces the latest stable release of ReactiveUI 4. ReactiveUI 4.2 includes 5 months of development and enhancements from 10 different contributors, and adds support for Async via the BCL Async Targeting Pack along with a bunch of other great new features.
- SDL w/ EoP - "Elevation of Privilege (EoP) Threat Modeling Card Game" - Greg Duncan shares a nice way of getting into threat modeling highlighting the release of Elevation of Privilege, a card game for developers, architects and security experts
- The new Facebook application template and library for ASP.NET MVC - Yao discusses the new ASP.NET MVC Project Template for creating Facebook applications, walking through the various aspects and features included in the project template and discussing their use.
- Introducing this.Log - Rob Reynolds shares a neat extension method that adds a very nice easy to use logging feature to all classes, while remaining easy to use the classes in testing and integration situations without mocking
- C# memory model articles - Stephen Toub highlights a great article from Igor Ostrovsky on both the theory and practice of the C# Memory Model, included in this months MSDN magazine
- Troy Hunt: Stored procedures and ORMs won’t save you from SQL injection - Troy Hunt discusses the common misconception that using stored proceedures and/or Object Relational Mappers will protect your from SQL Injection Attacks