Posted by Chris Alcock on Monday 7th April 2014 | Tagged as: .NET, Development, Morning Brew
Posted by Chris Alcock on Friday 4th April 2014 | Tagged as: .NET, Development, Morning Brew
- The .NET Foundation and .NET Platform Innovation - Somasegar shares some further significant announcements, including the creation of an independent foundation to support open source development on the .NET Platform, a number of new technology innovations, including the open sourcing of Roslyn and C# / VB, an update on the partnership with Xamarin and much more
- Visual Studio Online Integration in the Azure portal - Brian Harry announces the integration of Visual Studio online into the Microsoft Azure portal along with a much enhanced protal, this brings the code editor capabilites of VS Online into the fore.
- Visual Studio Online “General Availability” - Also announcing today, Brian Harry highlights the general availability of Visual Studio Online
- Announcing Preview of New Portal and Exciting Updates to other Azure Services - Steven Martin shares the announcement of a number of new Microsoft Azure features, including the new portal, updated SDK, General Availability of Azure Active Directory Premium and partnerships with Chef and Puppet Labs
- The Next Generation of .NET - The .NET Team outline their plans for the next generation of .NET and discuss their guiding themes of Core innovation and cross platform applications, highlighting and discussing the various parts of this plan that they are releasing now.
- Taking a tour of Roslyn - The C# and VB teams share the significant announcements of a new preview release of Roslyn, along with their decision to open source all the work in this area, and have it maintained by MS Open Tech.
- C# and VB are open sourced - Eric Lippert shares his views and congratulations on the open sourcing of Roslyn, and especially their choice of Apache 2 license.
- RyuJIT CTP3: How to use SIMD - Kevin Frei discusses the latest CTP release of RyuJIT and highlights the SIMD features, showing how to get up and running with it.
- Facilitating Open Contributions for the F# Compiler, Library and Visual F# Tools - The F# Team are also embracing open source, and are now accepting open contributions for Compiler, library and tooling
- NuGet 2.8.1 Released, April 2nd-3rd Downtime, and the New Search Service - The NuGet Team announce their 2.8.1 release of NuGet, and discuss the recent downtime of the NuGet services
- Announcing Azure Mobile Service managed client SDK 1.3 alpha with Offline support - Hasan Khan highlights the pre-release version of Azure Mobile Services 1.3, and the new offline support, making it easier to have good application performance, with offline behaviours.
- Video Tutorial and Screenshots: Windows 8.1 Update 1 - Scott Hanselman gives a taste of the new Windows 8.1 Update 1 release outlining some of the key changes and features introduced - very useful, especially when the update reaches general availability in the next few weeks.
- Free book from Syncfusion on Visual Studio 2013 Succinctly - Tatworth highlights a free ebook on the Visual Studio 2013 IDE from Alessandro Del Sole and the folks over at Syncfusion.
- I’m throwing in the towel in FubuMVC - Jeremy D Miller makes the sad announcement that he is ceasing work on the FubuMVC project, sharing some history of the project, along with looking at where he feels it went wrong.
- Performance Profiling on Windows Phone 8.1 with Visual Studio - Haseeb Ah shares a look at the performance profiling features of the Performance and Diagnostic Hub which now include support for profiling Windows Phone 8.1 applications
- BUILD Day 2: Keynote Summary - Steve Fox shares a nice summary of the announcements in the Day 2 keynote at Build 2014
- Sublime is Sublime 12 - Greg Young round out his series of posts looking at the use of Sublime as an IDE for .NET code
- Orleans - Phil Trelford shares his views on the Orleans Project, announced at Build 2014, comparing it to other actor frameworks, and highlighting the good and bad parts of this new contender.
Posted by Chris Alcock on Thursday 3rd April 2014 | Tagged as: .NET, Development, Morning Brew
- Visual Studio 2013 Update 2 RC: Windows Phone 8.1 Tools, Shared Projects and Universal Windows Apps - Somasegar shares the high level announcements from //Build2014, including significant developments for Windows App Development, the Release Candidate for Visual Studio 2013 Update 2, TFS 2013 Update 2 RTW, .NET Native and TypeScript 1.0 RTM
- Announcing new web features in Visual Studio 2013 Update 2 RC - Xinyang Qiu shares the details of the Visual Studio 2013 Update 2 Release, focusing on the Web Development Features included,
- TFS 2013.2 (Update 2) Released - Brian Harry discusses the TFS 2013 Update 2 Release, giving an overview of the features included
- Visual Studio 2013 Update 2 (April Release) - The Official Visual Studio Site has full details of both the Visual Studio Update 2 and TFS Update 2 releases
- Announcing .NET Native Preview - Subramanian Ramaswamy and Andrew Pardoe of the .NET Team discuss .NET Native, and release the preview of this technology which allows you to write C# code, but gain much more of the performance of native code.
- Available Now: Preview of Project "Orleans" - Cloud Services at Scale - Niklas Gustafsson shares another preview from the .NET Team, a project which started out as a MS Research project which provides a straightforward approach to building distributed high-scale computing applications
- Announcing an updated version of Internet Explorer 11 - available on Windows 8.1, Windows 7, and Windows Phone 8.1 - The Internet Explorer team announce a new version of Internet Explorer to be deployed acorss Windows 7 and Windows 8.1, on both phone and desktop
- Caliburn.Micro 2.0 Beta 2 - Rob Eisenberg shares the release of Caliburn.Micro Beta 2 which supports both the Windows Phone 8.1 SDK and Common Xaml UI, both new announcements at Build.
- Announcing TypeScript 1.0 - The TypeScript team make their announcement of the 1.0 RTM Release
- MSDN Magazine: April 2014 - The April Edition of MSDN Magazine is now available online
- F#13 : Pattern Matching - Sacha Barber continues his series looking at the F# language and features, exploring the interesting topic of pattern matching in this latest part.
- Windows/Phone 8. - Building for Both, Part 1, Part 2 & Part 3 - Mike Taulty takes a look at the newly announced Universal Windows Apps support, exploring step by step how this allows you to build applications for both phone and desktop
- BUILD 2014 day 1 Keynote recap - Laurent Duveau has a nice set of notes on the Build Keynote, providing links off to the various announcements.
- Happy 10th Channel 9 - Channel 9 Turns 10 - best wishes to all the team who have been involved over the years
Posted by Chris Alcock on Wednesday 2nd April 2014 | Tagged as: .NET, Development, Morning Brew
Posted by Chris Alcock on Tuesday 1st April 2014 | Tagged as: .NET, Development, Morning Brew
Congratulations to the New and Renewed MVPs
- StructureMap 3.0 is Live - Jeremy D Miller announces the release of StructureMap 3.0, the first major release in quite some time, and a significant clean up and improvement of the code and development experience
- Rhino Mocks 4.0.0 Alpha Released - Mike Meisinger announces the first Alpha release of Rhino Mocks 4.0
- Announcing preview of WebJobs SDK - Pranav Rastogi announces the latest preview release of the Windows Azure WebJobs SDK to add background processing to web applications running as a part of Windows Azure Websites.
- OWIN security components in ASP.NET: OpenID Connect! - Vittorio Bertocci alos announcse a newly update preview release of the OWIN based secuirty components which provide claims based authentication support with Open ID.
- Build 2014 sessions announced! - Eduardo ‘Technical Evangelist’ Ortega highlights some of the coverage of the //Build conference which kicks off tomorrow, with sessions being live streamed to the web.
Posted by Chris Alcock on Monday 31st March 2014 | Tagged as: .NET, Development, Morning Brew
Clocks changing, and a bit of urgent gardening this morning means today is a links only edition….sorry.
Posted by Chris Alcock on Friday 28th March 2014 | Tagged as: .NET, Development, Morning Brew
Posted by Chris Alcock on Thursday 27th March 2014 | Tagged as: .NET, Development, Morning Brew
- Back to Basics: When allowing user uploads, don’t allow uploads to execute code - Scott Hanselman discusses an important security consideration when allowing user supplied content - don’t trust it ever, and don’t whatever you do allow it to run on your server.
- Get rid of deep null checks - Jakub Niemyjski discusses how extension methods can dramatically improve the readability of code when dealing with nested null checking
- Reordering optimizations - Eric Lippert follows on from his previous ‘Ask the Bug Guys’ article on how locks prevent optimisations with a look at when omitting locks leads to surprising results.
- F#11 : Sequences - Sacha Barber continues his series looking at the F# Language with an exploration of the concept and use of Sequences.
- Git for Team Foundation Developers - Kirk Evans shares a useful summary of Git Version control, providing you with enough information to get up and running with Giit on Visual Studio Online.
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