- Python Tools for Visual Studio 2.1 Beta – Somasegar announce the release of the Python Tools for Visual Studio 2.1, providing tool for use in Data Science, support for the Bottle and Flask web frameworks, and install support for installing within express editions of Visual Studio.
- RyuJIT CTP3 minor fix – Kevin Frei highlights a fix that addresses issues with the RyuJIT CTP3 and PowerShell, released by the team as CTP3b
- New Azure Websites Region – Southeast Asia – Nir Mashkowski highlights the inclusion of Azure Websites Support in the South-east Asia region
- F#16 : Understanding Signatures – Sacha Barber presses on with this series looking at functional programming techniques and the F# Language with a look at the signature of functions
- TDD Chess Game Part 3: Stumbling and Refactoring – Erik Dietrich continues his series looking at building a Chess Game using Test Driven Development practices, sharing another bout of coding after a bit of a break, and discussing how TDD can help in this situation.
- ReSharper and Roslyn: Q&A – JetBrains discuss what the release of Roslyn as Open Source means to them, sharing a Q&A with some of the lead engineers on the product discussing their plans going forward.
- Intellisense for JSON Schema in the JSON Editor – anhphan takes a look at the schema support for JSON with intellisense in the latest CTP2 release of Visual Studio 2013 Update 2.
- Creating an Azure Mobile Services .NET backend from scratch – Carlos Figueira walks through the setup and creation of an Azure Mobile Services .NET based backend from first principles, avoiding the currently non-RTM tooling
- FubuMVC Lessons Learned — “fubu new”, Standardization, and Polyglot Programming | The Shade Tree Developer – Jeremy D Miller continues with his series of posts looking at the lessons learned from the FubuMVC project, discussing the dangers of deviating from the orthodox .NET approaches, and some of the missed opportunities in FubuMVC.
- How much Azure kit do you need to serve 2,000 requests per second? – Elton Stoneman takes a look at scaling an API on the Azure Platform to a quite reasonable 2000 Requests per second, looking at a number of different approaches to achieve this with different virtual hardware and configuration.
- Building an API in Node.js Using Hapi.js and Azure Table – Shiju Varghese walks through the creation of an API using Node.js, the Hapi.js web framework and Azure Table Storage.