- Katana 2 is Available! – Brian Benz announces the availability of Katana 2.0.0 the latest version of the Microsoft Open Technologies server implementation of the OWIN interface for .NET web applications
- Durandal 2.0.1 Released. How You Can Help… – .NET & Funky Fresh – Devlicio.us – Just the Tasty Bits – Rob Eisenberg announces the release of Durandal 2.0.1, a bugfix release to this Single Page Web Application framework, In this post Rob hints at the plans for the next release 2.1.0, and appeals to the community to get involved with the project in a variety of ways.
- Put your controllers on a diet: a survey – Jimmy Bogard continues his series looking at slimming down your ASP.NET MVC Controllers. This part discusses the surveying of the land of your controllers now you can see all the code they actually use, and discusses what you should consider before starting refactoring.
- 30 Days of TDD – Day 16 – Using Specific Parameters in Stubs – James Bender presses on with his 30 part series looking at Test Driven Development, and in this part looks at the implementation of stubs which can respond to parameter input allowing a further class of functionality to be tested.
- Barbarian Meets Knockout: Knockout.js Computed Observables – Jaime González continues his detailed series on Knockout JS with a look at the implementation of computed observables allowing you to bind UI to the result of calculations fro other observables.
- Free eBook of the Day: "45 Database Performance Tips for Developers" – Greg Duncan highlights a free eBook from Simple Talk / RedGate which looks at 45 things you can do as a developer to help improve database performance.
- Open static HTML files in the Visual Studio 2013 designer – Mads Kristensen highlights a change in Visual Studio 2013 regarding the editor for static HTML files, and shows how you can get the Design|Split|Source views back.
- Useful PowerShell Profile Snippets – Danny Tuppeny shares a number of useful PowerShell Profile snippets which add useful functionality to his terminal windows.