- Semantic Logging Application Block 1.1 Pre-release – Grigori Melnik announces the preview release of Version 1.1 of the Semantic Logging Application Block from the Patterns and Practices team
- Announcing: Updated Visual Studio 2013 RTM ALM Virtual Machine + Hands-on-Labs & Demo Scripts – Charles Sterling highlights the release of updated Visual Studio 2013 ALM Virtual Machines and Lab exercises
- Acceptance of Media Source Extensions as W3C Candidate Recommendation will accelerate adoption of dash.js – Ross Gardler gives an update on the Media Source Extensions which has now been adopted as a W3C Recommendation, marking an important step in video play back on the web
- Pointer Event W3C Specification
– Kevin Logan discusses how the W3C Pointer Events Specification (along with a polyfil for browsers who don’t yet support it) can make handling pointer related events with clicks and touches much easier.
- Customization Options With ASP.NET Identity – K Scott Allen continues his series looking at the ASP.NET Identity Framework with a look at what can be customised to make implementation easier
- Using Lua within .NET programs – Francesco Bertolaccini discusses the Lua language, and shares an implementation of Lua on the .NET Platform giving all the benefits of the CLR, garbage collection, etc.
- When is it a Good Idea to write Bad Code? – Brad Carleton discusses technical debt, why it exists, and the different types of technical debt that can be introduced into our projects, both knowingly and unknowingly.
- Speaking of ducks… The Rubber Duck edition of the Yellow Book (That learning to program with c# book), a 2014 refresh, Kindle version and a new cover – Greg Duncan highlights the latest update to Rob Miles’ Yellow Book of C#, now available as a 99 cent Kindle edition too.