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.
- Tutorial Series on Model Binding with ASP.NET Web Forms - Tom FitzMacken highlights his tutorial series on the Model Binding functionality available on the ASP.NET Site. The tutorial covers a variety of model binding techniques over its 6 parts
- ASP.NET 4.5 Web Forms Features - Strongly-Typed Data Controls - Dan Wahlin gives a taste of the strongly typed data controls introduced in ASP.NET 4.5
- My relationship with SOLID - The big O - Rob Ashton continues his series looking at the components of the SOLID Principles with a look at the Open Closed principle, reviewing the definitions, before looking at the application of them in the real world, sharing his thoughts.
- Object Oriented Design Principles - CodeProject - Marla Sukesh also reviews the SOLID principles in this Code Project article looking at object oriented programming practices.
- WebAPI Tip #4: Does This Framework Do SOA? - K. Scott Allen continues his Web API Tips series with a short discussion of Service Oriented Architecture, and how it can apply with WebAPI.
- Fallback HTML5 audio tags for a simple MP3 podcast are harder than you’d think - Scott Hanselman discusses the browsers implementations of the HTML5 Audio elements, looking at how the fall back functionality doesn’t work as well as you might hope when browsers understand audio but not the format you are using.
- Scaling NServiceBus Sagas - Jimmy Bogard continues his series exploring the implementation of Sagas in NServiceBus with a look at some of the aspects of scaling up, looking at the problems that can be encountered including deadlocks and starvation.
- 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