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The Morning Brew #1592

Posted by Chris Alcock on 17 Apr 2014 | Tagged as: .NET, Development, Morning Brew

Update: Forgot to mention - Friday and Monday are Public Holidays here in the UK, so inkeeping with Morning Brew tradition I will be taking those days off, with the next edition being Tuesday 22nd April. Have a good Easter break.

Software

  • Announcing Kendo UI Core - Telerik announce the release of Kendo UI Core, a free and open sourced Kendo UI distribution which is licensed under the Apache 2.0 license. Code is available on GitHub and community contributions are being accepted
  • Download: .Net Universe 2013 Poster - Deva shares a 213 .NET Universe poster outlining all the main SDKs, packages and libraries that make up the .NET platform.

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The Morning Brew #1591

Posted by Chris Alcock on 16 Apr 2014 | Tagged as: .NET, Development, Morning Brew

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  • AutoMapper 3.2.0 released - Jimmy Bogard announces the release of AutoMapper 3.2.0, a release containing a number of significant improvements and new features including further improvements toLINQ Queryable extensions, improvements to RverseMap, preconditions on member mappings, and much more

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The Morning Brew #1590

Posted by Chris Alcock on 15 Apr 2014 | Tagged as: .NET, Development, Morning Brew

Software

  • 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.

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The Morning Brew #1589

Posted by Chris Alcock on 14 Apr 2014 | Tagged as: .NET, Development, Morning Brew

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The Morning Brew #1588

Posted by Chris Alcock on 11 Apr 2014 | Tagged as: .NET, Development, Morning Brew

Software

  • 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

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The Morning Brew #1587

Posted by Chris Alcock on 10 Apr 2014 | Tagged as: .NET, Development, Morning Brew

Software

  • Introducing dotPeek 1.2 Early Access Program - The JetBrains team announce the opening of the Early Access Programme for dotPeek 1.2, the next version of this free .NET Decompiler which includes a number of ReSharper like navigation features.

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  • Mono and Roslyn - Miguel de Icaza gives a detailed and interesting overview of what the open sourcing of Roslyn means for the Mono world, including a compliant VB.NET implementation on Unix and much more
  • Community Involvement and Roslyn - Bill Wagner discusses the Roslyn open source release, and how the community can use it to gain a better understanding of the platform, and how they can get involved with the project
  • How your feedback is shaping .NET - Immo Landwerth is also discussing community involvement, this time with the .NET Framework, looking back over some of the UserVoice suggestions which have been progressed into features of the Framework and supporting packages.
  • Why does C# use UTF-16 for strings? - Eric Lippert digs into the history behind the string representations in the C# and VB.NET languages, looking at why UTF-16 was chosen
  • Opt in and opt out from ASP.NET Web API Help Page - Filip W looks at the configuration of endpoints involvement with the ASP.NET Web API Help Pages, showing how to control what is included and excluded in the help page output.
  • Improve your JavaScript with Web Essentials and JSHint - David Paquette takes a look at the integration of JSHint into Visual Studio provided by the Web Essentials extension, and looks at how JSHint can help you to improve your JavaScript Code
  • Everything you need to know about the Heartbleed SSL bug - Troy Hunt shares a considered and detailed post about the Hearbleed OpenSSL vulnerability, looking at what the problem is, what might be compromised and what can be done to protect against it.
  • F# 15 : Code Organization (Modules / Files/ Types) - Sacha Barber continues his series on the F# language with a look at how to go about organising code in the F# using different files and modules to contain your F# types

Community

  • Dot Net Notts (Nottingham, England) - A new .NET Usergroup has sprung on to the scene in Nottingham, with their first meeting taking place on Monday 28th April where Richard Conway will be giving a taste of Windows Azure. The group have a number of talks lined up for the next 6 months (friend of the Brew Andrew Westgarth features in May on IIS). Certainly one to watch and get involved in if you are anywhere near Nottingham

The Morning Brew #1586

Posted by Chris Alcock on 09 Apr 2014 | Tagged as: .NET, Development, Morning Brew

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The Morning Brew #1585

Posted by Chris Alcock on 08 Apr 2014 | Tagged as: .NET, Development, Morning Brew

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