- Readying Windows 8.1 for release - Antoine Leblond announces the news that Windows 8.1 has reached the RTM milestone, and is now headed to the various hardware partner organisations, with general availability occurring on October 18th.
- The Magic of using Asynchronous Methods in ASP.NET 4.5 plus an important gotcha - Scott Hanselman takes a short look at making your ASP.NET pages go asynchronous using .NET 4.5, and highlights an edition of his Hanselminutes podcast where he is joined by Damian and Levi from the ASP.NET team to discuss async programming.
- What’s new in T4 for Visual Studio 2013? - Gareth Jones of the T4 Team discusses four of the new features for T4 Templates in the Visual Studio 2013
- Entity Framework Code First Table Splitting & Entity Framework Pitfalls - Concrete Table Inheritance and Identity Keys - Ricardo Peres continues his look at Entity Framework with a look at splitting an entity across multiple tables to avoid loading large fields when they are not needed, and explores Concrete Table Inheritance.
- Bus or Flow? - Messaging done one way or the other - Ralf Westphal continues discussion of messaging based architectures with a look at a small Lines of Code counting example application which illustrates one of the key principles of messaging (principle of mutual oblivion)
- HTML5 Video and History: Features Users Can Really See - Wallace B. McClure takes a look at Internet Explorer 10’s support for Video and the History API showing how both can be used in applications
- Are You Really Doing BDD? - Rob Conery takes a look at the definition and origins of BDD as a principle and practice, looking at some of the key components of the practice and illustrating with some examples.
- How git works - ‘SlideToCode’ takes a short look at how the git version control system actually works under the hood - always interesting to know a little about what goes on in the ‘magic happens’ bits of other programs.
- DDD North 2013 - Registration for DDD North, to be held on Saturday 12th October 2013, have opened this morning - as is usual with DDD events you will need to be quick to get a place, so if you haven’t already, get signing up for what looks to be another great conference