- New Office REST APIs and Developer Tools for Visual Studio Update &Announcing Office Developer Tools for Visual Studio 2013 â€“ March 2014 Update – Somasegar and Keith Yedlin announce the release of the March 2014 update of the Office Developer Toosl for Visual Studio 2013
- Living with unchecked exceptions – Eric Lippert takes a look at unchecked exceptions, discussing what they are and asks some reader questions about how C# developers have adapted to them not being present in the language. Comments on this one will be well worth a read.
- Tutorial Series for Entity Framework 6 MVC 5 Published – Tom Dykstra announces the publication of the final 3 tutorials in the ASP.NET MVC5 / Entity Framework 6 Tutorial series, along with updates to the previous 9.
- Introduction to Windows Azure Active Directory – Bruno Terkaly takes a deep dive into the Windows Azure Active Directory in this hands on lab which explores its use to provide single sign on for ASP.NET applications.
- Facade Pattern – Gunnar Peipman takes a look at the Facade pattern and its use in providing access to a subsystem
- New CodeLens Indicator – Incoming Changes – Mathew Aniyan takes a look at an interesting new feature in Visual Studio 2013 Update 2 CTP2 which adds an indocator of incoming changes to the CodeLens allowing you to see if other developers are working on the same areas of code as you.
- F# 1 : Hello World , F#2 FSI Environment, F#3 : Formatting text & F#4 : Let / Use / Do Binding – Sacha Barber takes a look at the F# language in these 4 blog posts syndicated to CodeProject. The series starts out with the basic Hello World program, and progresses to look at the interactive environment, formatting text and assigning variables.
- NuGet Package of the Week: FluentAutomation for automated testing of Web Applications – Scott Hanselman takes a look at the FluentAutomation NuGet package, and how it enables automation of web applications to enable testing
- AngleBrackets: April 13 – 16, 2014 – Elijah Manor highlights the 3rd AngleBrackets conference being held 12th-16th April in Orlando Florida. The event features a great lineup, and Elijah highlights a discount code which gets you a little more bang for your buck.