April 2014

Monthly Archive

The Morning Brew #1599

Posted by on 30 Apr 2014 | Tagged as: .NET, Development, Morning Brew

Software

  • The Reactive Extensions for .NET 2.2.4 Released – The Reactive Extensions Team announce a minor update to the Reactive Extensions for .NET which includes support for Windows Universal Libraries, and performance improvements for ReplaySubject.
  • ODataLib 6.3.0 Release – LeoHu1 and the OData Team announce the release of ODataLib 6.3.0 which includes support for writing delta responses, referencing of external models, and much more, along with a fix to support for serialization of NaN, INF and -INF floating point numbers.
  • Toastr 2.0.2 Now Available on NuGet, Bower and CDNJS – John Papa announces the release Toastr 2.0.2, along with giving a short update on the projects status. This release adds imple ARIA Reader support and support for SASS, along with a number of bugfixes
  • Westwind Application Configuration Updates – Rick Strahl gives an update on his Application Configuration Library whcih has been released under a MIT license since 2013 after being separated from his Application toolkit.

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Community

  • Sheffield .NET User Group – The Sheffield .NET User Group are meeting tomorrow, 1st May, for a Code Kata event where the group will tackle various programming problems.

The Morning Brew #1598

Posted by on 29 Apr 2014 | Tagged as: .NET, Development, Morning Brew

Another links only edition today I’m afraid. Normal service should resume tomorrow.

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The Morning Brew #1597

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

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The Morning Brew #1596

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

Links only edition today, sorry folks…

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Community

The Morning Brew #1595

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

Software

  • Glimpse 1.8.5 released – The Glimpse Team announce the release of Glimpse 1.8.5, patch/bugfix release which introduces one new feature, support for attribute based routing, along with significant improvements to Entity Framework support,

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  • Warnings vs errors – Eric Lippert shares the latest instalment of ‘Ask the Bug Guys’ discussing why the compiler gives warnings about invalid / impossible comparisons rather than throwing a hard error.
  • F#20 : Creating Types / Adding Members – Sacha Barber reaches part 20 of his series looking at the F# language, and related programming practices and techniques , starting out with a look at some of the Object Oriented features of the F# language.
  • Getting Started on the Roslyn Journey – Erik Dietrich takes a look at Roslyn, cutting through some of the hype and excitement, and looking at what it can be useful for you in practice, as well as walking through the steps to getting it up and running.
  • Prototyping with C#? Thanks, Roslyn! – ‘BC3Tech’ takes a look at a product of Roslyn in the form of ScriptCS, a REPL environment for running C# code quickly and easily.
  • Ignoring routes in ASP.NET Web API – StrathWeb – Fillip W takes a look at the improvement to Routing on all hosts in WebAPI 2.1 which allows you to ignore processing on certain rtoutes using the StopRoutingHandler, discussing its use.
  • Why Katana should be on your radar – Rick Anderson briefly discusses the Katana OWIN host and why you should be aware of it, as well as providing some links to good resources on Katana.
  • Azure Websites and wildcard domains – Michael Candido takes a look at how you can configure Azure Websites to respond on wildcard domains, allowing you to have any subdomain of a website function correctly.
  • Authentication Protocols, Web UX and Web API – Vittorio Bertocci follows on from a recent post looking at the basics of token validation with a back to basics look at a number of different authentication protocols, provising useful background on each of these.
  • you have ruined javascript – Rob Ashton takes a slightly light hearted (and quite sweary) look at where he feels JavaScript development has gone wrong in creating large frameworks. Thought provoking stuff, and worth reading the comments too.

Community

The Morning Brew #1594

Posted by on 23 Apr 2014 | Tagged as: .NET, Development, Morning Brew

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The Morning Brew #1593

Posted by on 22 Apr 2014 | Tagged as: .NET, Development, Morning Brew

Software

  • TypeScript 1.0 Released and Open for Contributions – Polita Paulus shares an official update on the TypeScript project, discussing the 1.0 release and the opensourcing and accepting of community contributions to the TypeScript project.
  • Unity 3.5 RTW: Now with more Peace, Love, and Rock ‘n’ Roll – Grigori Melnik announces the release of version 3.5 of the Unity Dependency injection framework which as well as having had significant performance improvements made is now also a true portable class library making it easier to use Unity across a range of .NET platforms.
  • Prism 5.0 for WPF just shipped – Francis K. Cheung highlights the release of Prism 5.0 for WPF, highlighting the official announcement and the 6 packages which make up the framework.
  • Download PowerShell Script Browser 1.0 – Jialiang Ge highlights the release of the PowerShell Script Browser, a tooling product which plugs into the PowerShell ISE making it ever easier to find samples to automate Microsoft Products.

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The Morning Brew #1592

Posted by on 17 Apr 2014 | Tagged as: .NET, Development, Morning Brew

Update: Forgot to mention – Friday and Monday are Public Holidays here in the UK, so inkeeping with Morning Brew tradition I will be taking those days off, with the next edition being Tuesday 22nd April. Have a good Easter break.

Software

  • Announcing Kendo UI Core – Telerik announce the release of Kendo UI Core, a free and open sourced Kendo UI distribution which is licensed under the Apache 2.0 license. Code is available on GitHub and community contributions are being accepted
  • Download: .Net Universe 2013 Poster – Deva shares a 213 .NET Universe poster outlining all the main SDKs, packages and libraries that make up the .NET platform.

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