- Glimpse 1.6.0 released - Anthony van der Hoorn announces the latest release of Glimpse, taking the version number to 1.6. This release includes a number of improvements and new features including improved NuGet package information, server time, along with updates to Glimpse.ASP.NET, Glimpse.MVC and Glimpse.ADO packages.
- dotPeek 1.1 is Released - JetBrains announce the release of dotPeek 1.1, available as 32 and 64 bit releases this new version includes features to export an assembly to a project, XAML WPF decompilation support and much more.
- Humanizer V0.4 - Mehdi Khalili announces the 0.4 release of Humanizer a library which takes .NET types and converts them into human readable names. This ranges from taking Pascal Case strings to Sentence case (with spaces), extracting enum names, common date terminology (yesterday, etc) along with support for Pluralisation and Adding Ordinals to numbers - useful stuff.
- Penny Pinching in the Cloud: When do Azure Websites make sense? - Scott Hanselman answers a series of common questions about the practical use of Azure Websites for small sites, looking at what you need to achieve common hosting scenarios, how much it costs and how to minimise your costs.
- Step-by-step: Getting setup on Azure with your MSDN benefits - Colin Beales also has a related piece which looks at setting up your Windows Azure MSDN Benefits which give you considerable free credit on the Azure platform as a part of your MSDN Subscription providing a great way to experiment and learn without incurring costs.
- Background Thread? Let me count the ways…. - Rob Philpott takes a look at the variety of different ways in which you can kick off work on a background thread, complete with amusing names for each technique.
- Building apps with the .NET Framework 4.5.1 Preview in Visual Studio 2012 - Rich Lander discusses a common question about being able to target to the .NET 4.5.1 preview release of the framework in Visual Studio 2012, highlighting the two ways to get the required targeting installed.
- Implementing User Confirmation and Password Reset with One ASP.NET Identity - Pain or Pleasure - Kazi Manzur Rashid takes a look at re-implementing the old membership provider’s features for sign up confirmation and password reset in the new ASP.NET Identity membership system
- On partially-constructed objects, additional remarks, not as interesting - Continuing CLR week, Raymond Chen builds on a piece from Joe Duffy regarding partially constructed objects
- 10 Years… My blogging is now in the double digits! (wow) & [Humor] One-liners that only DBA’s and T-SQL’ers will get… - Congratulations to Greg Duncan on his 10 Year Blog’aversary….and thanks for sharing this Friday’s piece of humour.