- Unity DI Container now supports Windows Phone – Grigori Melnik announces the release of the Unity Dependency Injection Container for the Windows Phone 8 platform, and its inclusion in the Unity NuGet package
- YUI 3.12.0 Released – The YUI team announce the release of YUI 3.12.0 after a series of release candidate releases. This version includes updates to a number of the UI components including the App Framework, Charts and Tab View.
- What’s new in SQL Server 2014 (CTP1)? – Prakash Tripathi gives a useful overview of the new features in SQL Server 2014’s CTP 1 release, as well as providing the link to the more detailed product guide.
- Ability to debug Optimized Code (Optimized Debugging) – The Visual C++ team have started their planning for the next version of Visual Studio, and are looking for feedback on a potential feature to allow the debugging of optimised code. If this is of interest to you, give them a hand by filling in this short survey.
- NuGet 2.7 Package Restore Consent Errors – The Nuget team share some of the causes and a solution for users experiencing problems with NuGet Package restore consent in the 2.7 release of NuGet.
- Acceptance Testing with FitNesse: Documentation and Infrastructure – Michael Sorens continues with his series looking at the use of FitNesse for acceptance testing, in this part taking a look at the available documentation for the tool and looking at getting the required infrastructure set up for testing in .NET
- HTML5 Threading with Web Workers and Data Storage with IndexedDB – Wallace B. McClure explores some more HTML5 features in his latest Scripting Junkie article exploring the use of Web Workers for background processing, and storing data locally on the client.
- ASP.NET Web API + Attribute based Routing – Bnaya Eshet takes a look at the forthcoming attribute based routing features in ASP.NET Web API, looking at how you can combine it with the existing attributes to better define rest like APIs.
- The importance of comments – Ayende discusses commenting in code, highlighting how the documenting what individual lines of code do style of commenting is the one that you can for-go with good clean code, but the overall meaning and the ‘why’ of the code really should be expressed as a comment.
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