March 2014

Monthly Archive

The Morning Brew #1579

Posted by on 31 Mar 2014 | Tagged as: .NET, Development, Morning Brew

Clocks changing, and a bit of urgent gardening this morning means today is a links only edition….sorry.

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The Morning Brew #1578

Posted by on 28 Mar 2014 | Tagged as: .NET, Development, Morning Brew

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The Morning Brew #1577

Posted by on 27 Mar 2014 | Tagged as: .NET, Development, Morning Brew

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  • Speaking JavaScript – Dr Axel Rauschmayer’s latest book, ‘Speaking JavaScript’ is available entirely on line, combining a mix of language and reference, along with historical context this looks like an interesting read. Print editions are also available from O’Reilly.
  • JavaScript Frameworks | How to Learn Them Quickly – Craig McKeachie looks at various JavaScript MV* frameworks, decomposing them into the key features of such frameworks to make learning about them easier.
  • Tips For JavaScript Promises – K. Scott Allen shares some advice for structuring your JavaScript code using Promises.
  • Back to Basics: When allowing user uploads, don’t allow uploads to execute code – Scott Hanselman discusses an important security consideration when allowing user supplied content – don’t trust it ever, and don’t whatever you do allow it to run on your server.
  • Get rid of deep null checks – Jakub Niemyjski discusses how extension methods can dramatically improve the readability of code when dealing with nested null checking
  • Reordering optimizations – Eric Lippert follows on from his previous ‘Ask the Bug Guys’ article on how locks prevent optimisations with a look at when omitting locks leads to surprising results.
  • F#11 : Sequences – Sacha Barber continues his series looking at the F# Language with an exploration of the concept and use of Sequences.
  • Git for Team Foundation Developers – Kirk Evans shares a useful summary of Git Version control, providing you with enough information to get up and running with Giit on Visual Studio Online.

The Morning Brew #1576

Posted by on 26 Mar 2014 | Tagged as: .NET, Development, Morning Brew

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The Morning Brew #1575

Posted by on 25 Mar 2014 | Tagged as: .NET, Development, Morning Brew

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  • NuGet Package of the Week: Canopy Web Testing Framework with F# – Scott Hanselman takes a look at Canopy, and F# based automated web testing framework which aims to be frictionless, allowing you to write good tests in F# which utilise Selenium.
  • F#10 : Lists – Continuing our F# theme, Sacha Barber continues his series over on CodeProject which is looking at various aspects of the F# language – exploring the concept and use of Lists.
  • F# Type Providers – Phil Trelford shares a look at the now mature feature from F#3 of Type Providers which add code completion support and typed access for different data sources.
  • FsCheck + XUnit = The Bomb – Mathias Brandewinder takes a look at the combination of FsCheck and XUnit and explains why he considers it to be a great wayof testing code
  • Dynamic Routes with AngularJS – K.Scott Allen looks at an area of confusion with AngularJS when creating dynamic flexible routes, and how the two phases of modules contribute to this confusion.
  • Node.js and Visual Studio? Sure! & Choose Your Own Adventure with Node.js View Engines – Shawn Wildermuth takes a look at the tooling support for Node.js within Visual Studio, and discusses the different styles of view engine that there are available for Node.
  • New Breeze Angular Service – John Papa discusses the latest changes in the Angular and Breeze frameworks and how they effect them working together
  • What Every Developer Must Know About Fast Garbage Collection (+ more) – Alois Kraus discusses application performance, and the role the garbage collector plays in this, along with looking at how improvements have been made to the Garbage collector
  • TDD Chess Game Part 2 – Erik Dietrich continues his series looking at building a chess game using Test Driven Development Practices

Community

  • UK Tech Meets – Phil Trellfod shares a really useful list of UK based user groups for .NET, Functional Programming, Data Science – its good to see the usergroup community is alive and well, and I encourage you to checkout a local (or not so local) usegroup is you haven’t before.

The Morning Brew #1574

Posted by on 24 Mar 2014 | Tagged as: .NET, Development, Morning Brew

Rather late and brief today…sorry folks. Normal service should resume tomorrow.

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The Morning Brew #1573

Posted by on 21 Mar 2014 | Tagged as: .NET, Development, Morning Brew

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  • Announcing RTM of ASP.NET Identity 2.0.0 – Pranav Rastogi announces the RTM release of ASP.NET Identity 2.0, available now as NuGet packages and featuring Two Factor Authentication, account lockout, confirmation, password reset, and lots more.

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The Morning Brew #1572

Posted by on 20 Mar 2014 | Tagged as: .NET, Development, Morning Brew

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  • AngleBrackets open web conference in Florida – April 2014 – Scott Hanselman discusses the AngleBrackets Web Conference, taking place in Florida in mid-April this year – highlighting the great range of content available in the sessions and pre-conference sessions.
  • Developer Roadshow – Friend of the Brew Magnus Mårtensson is off out on a 4 stop tour of Sweden. Magnus will be joined by Anders Bratland, for the events, covering Windows Azure and Web Technologies. The venues are Skellefteå, Lund, Göteborg , and Stockholm – taking place during April.

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