- Azure Updates: Web Sites, VMs, Mobile Services, Notification Hubs, Storage, VNets, Scheduler, AutoScale and More – Scott Guthrie formally announces the latest batch of updates from the Azure Team, including SSL on websites, Chef and Puppet extensions for Virtual Machines, enhancements for Notification Hubs, mobile services, the GA release of Read Access Geo Redundant Storage along with a couple of other things too!
- Announcing Multilingual App Toolkit v3.0 – Cameron Lerum announces the release of the Multilingual App Toolkit version 3. This release was actually announced at the Build 2014 conference and support now includes WPF, Winforms, ASP.NET MVC, Store applications, and Windows Phone all with a unified workflow.
- ODataLib 6.2 release – LeoHu1 and the OData team announce the release of ODataLib 6.2 available on NuGet. This release includes a number of new improvements for Model and Client use cases, along with a new method to generate ServiceDocuments from the EdmModel.
- Standard and Daylight are different – Eric Lippert shares a bit of wisdom essential to anyone scheduling meetings across time zones, or telling a computer what the time actually is
- Enumerating subsets with binomial coefficients & The geeky thrill of discovering that two things are really the same thing, just with different labels – Raymond Chen takes a look at binomial coefficients in his posts this week, a set of (pun slightly intended) posts whcih will be of interest to those who are mathematically inclined
- Test Automation Framework Architecture – John Sonmez discusses Test Automation Frameworks, and how they are often difficult to work with and easy to fall into common traps, looking at the creation of a test automation framework architecture to learn more about making a good investment in testing.
- OSS Bugs and the Participatory Community – Jeremy D Miller discusses the Open Source Software development community, and the receiving of bug reports from the community of Structure Map, along with the new direction from Microsoft to embrace and support Open Source Development.
- Building Distributed Node.js Apps with Azure Service Bus Queue – Shiju Varghese takes a look at engineering a distributed application using the Node.js and the Windows Azure Service Bus to coordinate the work between instances.
- Angular and Durandal Converge – Rob Eisenberg discusses the exciting convergence of Durandal and AngualrJS, and how he has been working with the core Angular team for the last few months bringing some of the best bits of Durandal to Angualr 2.