- ReSharper 9: first look at C# 6.0 support – The JetBrains team give a taste of their support for the new C#6 language features in ReSharper 9
- Everything you need to know about HTTP Header syntax but were afraid to ask – Darrel Miller gives a detailed rundown of what is actually involved in HTTP headers, looking at the use and construction of headers, as well as the parsing of headers
- Profile and Time your ASP.NET MVC app all the way to Azure – Rick Anderson discusses performance of web applications, focusing on the techniques available to profile and time your ASP.NET MVC application across development and into production in Azure
- Dependency injection directly into actions in ASP.NET Web API – Filip W takes a look at performing dependency injection against actions in ASP.NET WebAPI rather than the more traditional dependency injection into controllers, allowing you more control and the ability to only inject exactly what is needed for your action rather than all the actions on the controller.
- Collect .NET applications traces with sysinternals tools – Sebastian Solnica takes a look at how some of the SysInternals Tools allow you to get trace information from your running applications in a non-invasive way suitable for use in production
- Easily Generate Microsoft Office Files From C# – K. Scott Allen discusses the use of the OpenXML framework and libraries to build Word (and other Office format documents), highlighting a useful tool which reverse engineers an existing document into the code to build that document.
- Did you know you could update/contribute to some (OpenXML for now) MSDN Doc’s via a GitHub repo? – Greg Duncan highlights the documentation library for OpenXML and how it is now more open than ever for user contributions
- Settings for your Visual Studio Extension – Phil Haack shares how he added custom options for his Visual Studio Extension to allow users to provide custom discouragement instead of encouragement in this fun extension, sharing the details of how he achieved it.
- DDD Melbourne, hackers and gentlemen’s parts – Troy Hunt discusses his experience presenting at DDD Melbourne in this slightly unusually titled post (once you read it the title will make more sense)