December 2013

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The Morning Brew #1516

Posted by on 31 Dec 2013 | Tagged as: .NET, Development, Morning Brew

Another (very) late edition today, and as is Brew tradition there will be no edition on Wednesday 1st January (tomorrow). Also this year there will be no ‘year in review’ post, although I’ll probably link to some from elsewhere on Thursday.



The Morning Brew #1515

Posted by on 30 Dec 2013 | Tagged as: .NET, Development, Morning Brew


  • URL rewrite and the www subdomain – Mads Kristensen discusses the importance of a canonical url for your websites, and looks at how the IIS URL Rewriter can help ensure that this is the case for your ASP.NET IIS Hosted sites.
  • C# for Systems Programming – Joe Duffy starts discussion of his recent work looking at brings a set of extension to C# for Systems programming, aiming to find the sweet spot of both performance and safety and productivity.
  • AngularJS – Part 6, Templates – & Part 7, Getting ready to test – Gabriel Schenker continues his series looking at the use of AngularJS exploring templating, examining static, recursive and dynamic templates and also exploring the testing practices to support AngularJS development.
  • Back To Basics: COM Interop and No-PIA – Sasha Goldshtein discusses the importance of COM even in modern development, and how it underpins so much of the ‘modern’ .NET Development Stack.
  • JVM Minimal Survival Guide for the .NET Developer – Hadi Hariri provides an interesting guide to the Java Virtual Machine for developers coming from a .NET background – something that is always important is to look outside of your favoured technology platform and this is a good opportunity to learn a little about the Java world.
  • Understanding Unity Lifetime Managers – Tom DuPont takes a look at the various lifetime management classes available in the Unity Framework, exploring each and their uses.
  • Is use of default parameters/optional arguments a bad practice in C#? (Q263) – Iris Classon shares some thoughts on the use of optional and default parameters and arguments in C#, and whether this is a good practice.

The Morning Brew #1514

Posted by on 27 Dec 2013 | Tagged as: .NET, Development, Morning Brew

A short (and slightly late in the day) post Christmas edition today…but the good news is I now have internet connectivity at my new house, so things should be easier from now on in!



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