- Looking at ASP.NET MVC 5.1 and Web API 2.1 – Part 1 – Overview and Enums – Jon Galloway highlights this weeks ASP.NET release, sharing links to the new features, and taking a look at the new support for Enums in MVC Views
- Upgrading Visual Studio 2013 Update to a newer Update may be slow – Heath Stewart details a situation in which the Visual Studio 2013 update can take longer than you might expect
- The right way to restore NuGet packages – David Ebbo discusses the right wayto do package restore in modern versions of NuGet
- NuGet Package Manager Console tip – Stuart Leeks shares a simple tip about the use of NuGet from the embedded PowerShell NuGet Package Manager Console.
- Return types, action parameters and data annotations now available in Web API 2.1 Help Page – Filip W discusses improvements made to the ASP.NET Web API Help Page functionality in WebAPI 2.1 (released this week), and its new support for documenting return types, action parameters and data annotations on your models and DTOs
- Parsing C# – Phil Trellford continues his looking at parsers with a look at parsing the C# language and discussing the Abstract Syntax Tree
- Better NPM Support in Windows Azure Mobile Services with package.json – Shiju Varghese discusses the new support for NPM Packages win Azure Mobile services using the packages.json file to specify the packages your code requires.
- Capturing SignalR 2.0 Performance Counters in Azure using Windows Azure Diagnostics (WAD) – Martin Richard looks at how you can configure the capture of performance counters from SignalR within the Windows Azure environment using Windows Azure Diagnostics.
- Managing Windows Azure VMs through PowerShell – Brian Farnhill takes a look at the PowerShell command line interface for managing Windows Azure Virtual Machine instances.
- Big Data Search: Setting up, Binary Search of Textual Data & The index format is horrible – Ayende discusses his Big Data Search interview question and shares a look at his solution to the problem.
- 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.