- Documentation updates for .NET 4.5.1 - Cheryl Simmons discusses the changes to the way in whcih the .NET Framework Documentation is updated for the .NET 4.5.1 preview release, discussing the types of documentation and update cadance, as well as requesting feedback
- .NET Clients encountering Port Exhaustion after installing KB2750149 or KB2805227 - The Windows Azure Storage team highlight a potential issue with access to the Storage service using HttpWebRequest after two recent patches to the .NET Framework. The post details the criteria under which the issue occurs, and how to identify it, along with offering mitigation steps should you encounter the problem.
- Windows Phone Developer account at $19 & Now easier than ever to developer unlock a handset to get started building apps for Windows Phone! - Wriju and Andy Wigley highlight recent news whcih makes it ever easier to build Windows Phone applications, with AppStudio providing tooling for non-developers and even cheaper access to the market place for app developers.
- Windows Phone Development Absolute Beginners Series - Wriju also highlights a step by step video series from the folks over at Channel 9 giving an introduction to Windows Phone Development.
- Why does BitConverter.LittleEndian return false on my x86 machine? , The mysterious ways of the params keyword in C# & Weak references have no effect on object lifetime - Raymond Chen has declared this week to be CLR week on his blog ‘The Old New Thing’ with a series of posts this week looking at all things .NET from C# params to LittleEndian in .NET
- UK/IE MVP Cloud OS Week Invitation - The UK and Ireland Microsoft MVPs are running a 5 day event in London 9th - 13th September which will be focusing on all aspects of the cloud, a great opportunity to learn about the aspects you care about. Registration is on a per day basis so you can tailor your attendance to the bits you are specifically interested in.
- 24 Hours of PASS (July 2013): Recordings Now Available! - Sergio Govoni highlights the availability of the session recordings from the recent 24 hours of PASS SQL and BI event, all available for free online now.