- Glimpse 1.8.3 released – Insights removed – The Glimpse Team announce an updated 1.8 release which, based upon community feedback, removes the Insights functionality which was introduced in 1.8.2 as a way of getting better insight into how users used Glimpse.
- How does locking work in C#? – Eric Lippert blogs over on the Coverity Blog, presenting a simplified yeet useful view of how locking works in C#
- Create benchmarks and results that have value « kellabyte – Kelly Sommers discusses the art and science of benchmarking, talks about how benchmarks can be bad, before discussing how she goes about benchmarking.
- Per request lifetime management for UserManager class in ASP.NET Identity – suhasbj discusses the role of the UserManager class in the latest preview release of ASP.NET Identity, walking through its use in an example.
- Leak shows Microsoft unifying Windows Phone and Windows RT app development – Todd Bishop highlights news, sourced from a leak (so how accurate it actually is remains to be seen) about work at Microsoft to unify Windows Phone and WinRT development – this certainly sounds like good news
- Struggling with unit tests (again) & Struggling with unit tests (what happened next) – tilovell09 discusses the tradeoffs between code coverage and testing code that doesn’t really need testing in these two posts on the subject.
- Inspiring the next generation of programmers – developer tools from Microsoft – Lee Stott discusses the variety of development languages, schemes and programmes for getting the next generation of developers interested.