- Azure: ExpressRoute Dedicated Networking, Web Site Backup Restore, Mobile Services .NET support, Hadoop 2.2, and more – Scott Guthrie shares the latest batch of Windows Azure Updates, released yesterday, bringing new features for networking, Virtual machines, HDInsight Hadoop upgrades, Azure Websites backup and restore, along with support for Mobile Services development in .NET and integration of Notification Hubs and support for PhoneGap.
- Announcing Windows Azure ExpressRoute, new partnership with Level 3 and exciting updates to other Azure Services – Steven Martin also discusses some of the new Azure Features released yesterday, looking at ExpressRoute networking and Azure Active directory.
- Introducing ReSharper 8.2 EAP – The Team over at JetBrains announce the opening of the ReSharper 8.2 Early Access Programme
- Visualizations of Continuous Delivery – Jez Humble shares some fantastic illustrated visualisations of Continuous Delivery practices from Nhan Ngo.
- Script Bundling in NancyFx & Asset Bundling in NancyFx – Part 2 – Mike Ward takes a look at Script and Asset Bundling in NancyFX, exploring creating his own implementation of this over the two parts.
- SquishIt and Nancy – Part Deux – Alex Ullrich is also looking at this area with a look at how support for SquishIt in NanxyFx has changed since he last explored it
- ASP.NET MVC 5 New Features – Ashish Shukla takes a look at some of the significant new features introduced in the ASP.NET MVC release, exploring routing, filters, Identity and scaffolding.
- ASP.NET MVC 5 Identity: Implementing Group-Based Permissions Management Part I & Part II – John Atten takes a look at working with ASP.NET MVC5 and ASP.NET Identity to implement group based permissions.
- A Look At NServiceBus Sagas – Sacha Barber explores NService Bus Sagas in some detail in this article which explores the basics and theory before diving into examples to illustrate.
- Watch the Build Keynotes at Microsoft, London with UK Developers (2nd April) – Mike Taulty highlights an event where you can watch the Build Keynotes with other developers streamed live to Microsoft’s offices in London on 2nd April.