- ASP.NET Identity and Windows Azure Table Storage - Stuart Leeks takes a look at the new ASP.NET Identity Framework and explores getting it up and running using Windows Azure Table Storage as its data store.
- Roslyn performance - Matt Gertz starts a series looking at the work of the teams in the Managed Languages organisation at Microsoft, looking at the role they have played in getting Roslyn to where it is. This post focuses on the Performance team.
- NewRelic reports on Azure and ignoring the Kudu fetch handler (or not) - Troy Hunt discusses the use of New Relic to monitor performance of a Windows Azure service (something you can get for free) and highlights a skewing of the results you can encounter if you deploy from Git.
- SQL Server 2014: Inside Hekaton Natively Compiled Stored Procedures - Igor Pagliai takes a look at the Hekaton in-memory engine in SQL Server 2014, and explores the compilation of stored procedures within the engine, along with providing plenty of links to further information.
- Debugging Internet Explorer - A Beginner’s Guide - Eric Lawrence shares some interesting tips he learnt from the developers on the Internet Explorer team regarding debugging the Internet Explorer Process.
- BoundedContext - Martin Fowler discusses the Bounded Context, one of the central patterns in Domain Driven Design
- Parsing Big Records with Json.NET - David Cox takes a look at a technique for parsing large (1 gigabyte) JSON messages using JSON.NET
- Build 2014 Registration is Now Open - & Register now for Build 2014 - Steve Guggenheimer & Kevin Gallo highlight the opening of registrations for the 2014 Build Conference to be held in San Francisco on 2nd - 4th April 2014. Sadly the conference is already sold out, but there is an opportunity to join the waiting list.