Posted by Chris Alcock on 31 Jan 2014 | Tagged as: .NET, Development, Morning Brew
- How many 32-bit types might we want? – Jon Skeet discusses the use of ‘Tiny Types’ for code clarity, and considers what other 32bit types we might find useful in our programming.
- Create your own CLR Profiler – Calvin Hsia looks at implementing your own CLR profiler, sharing the C++ Code to perform a very basic profiling operation on your application.
- Estimations in budgets and costs – Jimmy Bogard discusses the art and supposed science of estimation in software development, suggesting that we abandon the abstract ‘points’ based measures and actually start talking in real time, and real money
- For your convenience, please disable security warnings – Troy Hunt discusses the security threat from mixed HTTP and HTTPS content, and what the browser warning is trying to tell you and protect you against, as well as why as developers we need to be aware of the threat and ensure that we don’t mix content modes.
- Analyzing Windows Azure Storage Logs – Brian Swan discusses the process for exploring and analysing Azure Storage Logs, something which is particularly important when working with ‘Big Data’ in HDInsight
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Posted by Chris Alcock on 30 Jan 2014 | Tagged as: .NET, Development, Morning Brew
- jQuery 1.11 and 2.1 Released – Slightly behind the curve with this announcement from last week, but it is singnifican, with two new versions of jQuery being released. I’ve seen reports that the content delivery networks and NuGet packages have been updated to reflect.
- Process Explorer v16.0 is out and now cooking with VirusTotal – Greg Duncan highlights the latest release of Process Explorer. Version 16 includes a new feature which provides verification that running progams are clean of viruses with the use of VirusTotal – a neat idea, especially when process monitor is such a common tool for investigating strange processes on your machine.
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Posted by Chris Alcock on 29 Jan 2014 | Tagged as: .NET, Development, Morning Brew
- Managing Web Sites from Web Sites using the Windows Azure Management Libraries for .NET – Brady Gaster explores the programatic API provided for working with Windows Azure Websites to create a Web site which manages your Windows Azure websites.
- Killing Switch Statements With A Registry: An Example And Screencast – Derick Bailey takes a look at applying the open closed principle to some code, exploring a refactoring switch statements.
- Technology Radar January 2014 – ThoughtWorks share their January 2014 edition of the ThoughtWorks Technology Radar, an interesting (and now interactive) document which outlines their position on various technology and practices.
- The Failures of "Intro to TDD" – Justin Searls takes a look at some of the more common mistakes people make in educating people on Test Driven Development, and thinking about how to change the education process.
- Cloud Design Patterns now available – ‘Dan_eScience’ highlights the Cloud Design Patterns guidance for building application on Azure which provides details of 24 design patterns, sample applications, along with primers and guidance articles.
- Trigger, Bindings, and Route parameters in AzureJobs – Mike Stall continues looking at the Azure WebJobs SDK exploring the different triggering methods available for firing off the jobs.
- Building Modern Web Applications – Today’s Windows Azure week event is all about building modern web applications supported by Windows Azure, with a great cast of presenters joining Scott Hanselman from the Windows Azure Application and Web Tools Platform team.
- Questions from Tuesday’s talk – Eric Lippert highlights his next webcast talk, and shares some answers to questions which they didn’t have time for at the end of the last one
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Posted by Chris Alcock on 28 Jan 2014 | Tagged as: .NET, Development, Morning Brew
- SharpDevelop 5 goes MIT and Beta 1 too! – Greg Duncan highlights the first beta release of SharpDevelop 5, a release which is a major re-architecting of the project, now along with a change of license to the more permissive MIT license.
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Posted by Chris Alcock on 27 Jan 2014 | Tagged as: .NET, Development, Morning Brew
- Announcing Reduced Pricing on Storage – Steven Martin announces new reduced pricing for Windows Azure Storage taking its prices down to match the lowest Amazon S3 storage rates
- Release 2.0.2 – SignalR/SignalR – Damian Edwards and the SignalR team announce the release of version 2.0.2, a bugfix release which addresses a number of reported issues.
- ETWControler 22.214.171.124 Released! – Alois Kraus shares ETWController a utility to help debug distributed systems by enabling the capture of Event Tracing for Windows events from multiple machines.
- Live and in person – Eric Lippert and some of his Coverity colleagues are presenting three talks this week (Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday), two of which are being webcast so you can get a chance to hear about C# and Coverity’s analyzer.
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Posted by Chris Alcock on 24 Jan 2014 | Tagged as: .NET, Development, Morning Brew
- Auto History Extension in Visual Studio 2013 – Mark Wilson-Thomas announces the preview release of a new extension from Microsoft which provides a history of your changes in Visual Studio, allowing you to rollback to earlier versions of your code within the IDE (not using version control systems)
- Releasing SocialGoal – Reference Web App for ASP.NET MVC 5, EF 6 Code First, AutoMapper, Autofac, TDD and DDD – Shiju Varghese announces the release of a reference application by his team at Marlabs. This application is a Social Networking application running on ASP.NET MVC5, Entity Framework 6 Code First, AutoMapper, AutoFac, Twitter BootStrap, Nunit and Moq, and was developed with TDD and DDD principles.
- Big Data Search: Sorting Optimizations – Ayende continues discussion of his solution to his interview question on searching large volumes of data efficiently with a look at going beyond the original problem
- Chrome 32 Broke the Internet – Martyn Frank discusses issues he and others (my self included) are running into in the V32 release of Chrome.
- Chrome32 Update Causes Website Visual Issues – Shield UI also discuss some visual display issues with scrolling which cause issues for their menu component.
- Reflection and C# optional constructor arguments – Dan picks up an old project, and looks into adding support for optional parameters in constructors, exploring the reflection representation of optional parameters, and their use
- Debugging a Windows 8 Store App on a Surface RT – Garry Pilkington walks through the process of setting up remote debugging on a Surface RT to allow you to debug your Windows 8 Store applications running on a real device from your development machine
- Considerations for Logging in Hybrid Integration Solutions – Michael Stephenson explores the concept of logging in Hybrid Integration Solutions, outlining some requirements, and discussing the architecture of an implementation.
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Posted by Chris Alcock on 23 Jan 2014 | Tagged as: .NET, Development, Morning Brew
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Posted by Chris Alcock on 22 Jan 2014 | Tagged as: .NET, Development, Morning Brew
- The RavenDB Conference – April 7 – 11 – Ayende announces the RavenDB Conference, an event taking place between 7 – 11 April in Raleigh, NC, with 2 days of conference, and 3 days of workshops with the 2 day conference being priced at a a very reasonable $89 the limited spaces will go quickly for this one I expect.
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