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The Morning Brew #1678

Posted by on 21 Aug 2014 | Tagged as: .NET, Development, Morning Brew

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  • Announcing RTM of Katana 3 – Vittorio Bertocci announces the RTM release of Katana 3, the Microsoft implementation of the OWIN standard. This release adds in features taking advantage of the .NET 4.5 async / await functionality as well as additional middleware implementations for identity and authentication.
  • Announcing the release of Visual F# Tools 3.1.2 – The Visual Studio F# team announce the release of Visual F# Tools 3.1.2 including the latest F# compiler, interactive, runtime and Visual Studio integration. This release includes extended Portable Class Library support for Windows Phone 8.1, non-locking assembly references, publish support for web and Azure projects and much more.
  • AdventureWorks 2014 Sample Databases Are Now Available – Jimmy May highlights the release of the SQL Server 2014 versions of the Adventure Works Sample database

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  • Object-oriented JavaScript for C# Developers – Jaime González García takes a looka t how you can write Object Oriented like JavaScript, providing a suitable transition for C# Developers over to the language, looking at how JavaScript provides for similar implementations,
  • Simple inheritance with JavaScript – David Catuhe is also looking at OO practices and how they map into JavaScript, exploring inheritance in JavaScript
  • "Localization for .NET Succinctly" – Greg Duncan highlights the latest free e-book in the Succinctly series from SyncFusion, a nice tome on the practices surrounding Localization
  • Five Cross Platform Pillars – Miguel de Icaza gives an update on the 5 key areas of cross platform development that the Xamarin platform is aiming to address – currently having handled 4 out of the five
  • Part One: Getting Started with Node.js for the .NET Developer – Tomasz Janczuk kicks off a series of posts looking at Node.js from the point of view of a .NET Developer
  • A New Package Statistics Warehouse – Jeff Handley and the NuGet Team discuss how they have been working to improve statistics reporting for NuGet Pacakges.
  • Fun with the Interns: Shaurya Arora on Designing .NET for NuGet – Beth Massi shares a video interview with Shaurya Arora, a Program Manager Intern at Microsoft who has been heavily involved with the shift of the .NET Framework to being distributed as packages over NuGet.
  • VSO is Happy to See You! Project Welcome Pages – Steve Lange highlights a nice new feature on the Visual Studio Online service, which brings the ability to have project welcome pages (aka readme.md) as a part of your project
  • ZeroMq # 1: Hello World – Sacha Barber kicks off another series of posts this time looking at ZeroMq, a library written in C which provides an abstraction over the typical socket handling code, and put a more message passing interface over the top.

The Morning Brew #1677

Posted by on 20 Aug 2014 | Tagged as: .NET, Development, Morning Brew

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The Morning Brew #1676

Posted by on 19 Aug 2014 | Tagged as: .NET, Development, Morning Brew

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The Morning Brew #1675

Posted by on 18 Aug 2014 | Tagged as: .NET, Development, Morning Brew

Lots of posts to read through this morning and limited time means today is a links only day.

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The Morning Brew #1674

Posted by on 15 Aug 2014 | Tagged as: .NET, Development, Morning Brew

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The Morning Brew #1673

Posted by on 14 Aug 2014 | Tagged as: .NET, Development, Morning Brew

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  • Python Tools for Visual Studio 2.1 RC – Shahrokh Mortazavi highlights the release candidate release of the Python Tools for Visual Studio 2,1. This release brings improvements to the intellisense , debugging capabilities for Django templates, support for debugger visualisers and much more
  • August updates for Internet Explorer – Sharon Meramore and Charles Morris of the Internet Explorer Team highlight the improvements included in the August update to Internet Explorer 11, including improvements to the F12 Developer tools, improved WebGL Support, Web Driver support, and the instigation of new policy regarding blocking old ActiveX controls.

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The Morning Brew #1672

Posted by on 13 Aug 2014 | Tagged as: .NET, Development, Morning Brew

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  • StructureMap 3.1 – Jeremy D Miller announces the 3.1 release of StructureMap, created with assistance from Matt Honeycutt, Marco Cordeiro, and Jimmy Bogard which addressing a number of reported issues in the 3.0 release.
  • Introducing CocosSharp – Miguel de Icaza and the team at Xamarin announce the release of CocosSharp a cross platform library for building 2D games using C# and the .NET Framework
  • Now Shipping: xUnit support for Windows 8 and Windows Phone App 8.1 – Oren Novotny highlights the updated XUnit.NET Test Runner and the support for Windows Store Applications and Windows Phone applications in the xUnit v2 beta 4 release.

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The Morning Brew #1671

Posted by on 12 Aug 2014 | Tagged as: .NET, Development, Morning Brew

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