Apologies for the lateness of today’s edition - I hit save rather than publish - thanks to Harvey Kandola for reminding me. Also no-one noticed my not so deliberate mistake with yesterday’s post, which should have been numbered 1323 and not 1324. In the interest of preserving URLs and getting the numbering back sane again, today will be #1324b.


  • WCF Data Services 5.4.0 Prerelease - The WCF Data Services Team announce the release candidate build of WCF Data Services 5.4.0, released as NuGet packages only, with a number of bug fixes, improvements to migration between Atom and JSON formats and further hooks for serialization / deserialization events.



  • Microsoft Build Developer Conference | June 26 - 28, 2013 - Microsoft have announced the 2013 //build/ conference, to be hosted in San Francisco between 26th and 28th June. Registrations open on 2nd April, with an early bird rate of $1595 for the first 500, with the full rate at $2095