Posted by Chris Alcock on 31 Jul 2013 | Tagged as: .NET, Development, Morning Brew
- VS 2012.4 (Update 4) will exist! – Brian Harry announces the news that there will be a 4th update to Visual Studio 2012, with the release candidate available today.. The 2012.4 update will mostly be targeting addressing of issues with round tripping between 2013 and 2012, and will also address reported issues and fixes, although there are many more which will be added on top of those in the RC
- Download Visual Studio 2013 while your feedback still matters – Scott Hanselman encourages you to give Visual Studio 2013 a try soon while there is still time for your feedback to help influence the final product
- 27 Things only a Dev will find funny… – Greg Duncan highlights a post that has been doing the rounds the past few days of a number of pieces of pictorial humour targeted at the developer community
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Posted by Chris Alcock on 30 Jul 2013 | Tagged as: .NET, Development, Morning Brew
Update: Changed the link for ‘Writing a simple implementation of dependency injection in MVC 4 Web API with .NET Framework 4.5′ to a different link which seems to work better for people – thanks to Barry for letting me know about the problems with the old one
- Visual Studio 2012 tools for Git (0.9.5.0) are available – Brian Harry announces the release of an update to the Git tooling for Visual Studio 2012, bringing closer parity (infact leapfrogging) between the 2012 and 2013 preview tooling
- July 2013 Release of the Ajax Control Toolkit – Stephen Walther announces the release of the July 2013 release of the Ajax Control Toolkit, a large focus of which is the performance of the toolkit loading, with improvements to the combining, minification zipping and caching.
- NUnitLite 1.0 Beta Released – Charlie Poole announces the release of the beta of NUnitLite 1.0, a subset of the features of NUnit deliberately kept simple, and supporting all flavours of .NET.
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Posted by Chris Alcock on 29 Jul 2013 | Tagged as: .NET, Development, Morning Brew
- Writing an AuthenticationHandler for Katana – Pablo M. Cibraro takes a look at building your own authentication and plugging it into the the Katana framework using the AuthenticationHandler extension point, discussing the integration interface and sharing an implementation.
- Tools – Phil Trelford starts out exploring links from on of my fellow link bloggers, before un-earthing an old article discussing the use and overuse of tooling, and Phil discusses why he stays away from IDE productivity tooling.
- Byte Magazine Archives – Jan Van Ryswyck highlights archive.org’s back catalogue of Byte Magazine issues from the ’70s and ’80s and into the , all available as ePUB, Mobi and PDF formats – a great historical reference, and almost certainly some still relevant articles in there too.
- Benefits of Behavior Driven Development – Kevin Logan compiles a collection of resource in support of BDD as a practice focusing on the benefits of performing it, drawing on articles from across the web, providing a useful collection to express the business case for BDD.
- Tip of the Day: Getting TFS to remember you each time you open Visual Studio – Colin Angus Mackay highlights one of the less known features of Windows which allows you to manage alternate credentials, saving you from typing and re-typing authentication details when accessing devices on different domains.
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