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Posted by Chris Alcock on 21 Aug 2014 | Tagged as: .NET, Development, Morning Brew
- 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
- "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.
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Posted by Chris Alcock on 20 Aug 2014 | Tagged as: .NET, Development, Morning Brew
- Upgrading to jQuery.UI.Combined 1.11.0 – Pranav Rastogi takes a look at the changes in in the jQuery UI Combined package in version 1.11.0, looking at the changes you need to make to your application to make it work
- ASP.NET Identity 2.0: Implementing Group-Based Permissions Management – John Atten continues his series of posts on ASP.NET Identity, looking at the changes to Group Permissions Management in the V2.0 release of ASP.NET Identity
- The .NET Framework has LongPath (> MAXPATH) support? Yes! Well, kind of, it’s private… – Greg Duncan takes a look into the depths of the .NET Framework BCL, and highlights some interesting looking path support which unfortunately is marked as private.
- Sample App With ASP.NET Web API and ReactJS – Shiju Varghese shares a sample application which makes use of ASP.NET Web API for backend services, an ReactJS for the frontend UI
- Creating Custom AngularJS Directives Part 3 – Isolate Scope and Function Parameters – Dan Wahlin continues a series of posts looking a the creation of Directives in AngualrJS, with this 3rd post exploring ho you can isolate scope and function parameters.
- Karma Is Not Just For AngularJS – K.Scott Allen discusses Karma, looking at its origin with the AngularJS team, before exploring how it can be used more widely.
- Troubleshooting, when F5 debugging can’t help you – Ayende discusses the techniques that can help you in diagnosing problems in the worst situations
- Hybrid storage: Git+SQLite vs. RavenDB? – Paul Stovell discusses the different types of data that Octopus generates and works with, looking at some possible future alternatives to the current RavenDB based storage.
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Posted by Chris Alcock on 19 Aug 2014 | Tagged as: .NET, Development, Morning Brew
- Visual Studio "14" CTP 3 Released – John Montgomery announces the third CTP release of the Visual Studio ’14′ release. This release contains updates to the ASP.NET vNext, .NET Native, C++ enhancements, PerfTips, custom layouts, high DPI icons, and much more.
- Try out the new releases: .NET Framework vNext, ASP.NET vNext, .NET Native and RyuJIT – The .NET Framework Team highlight some of the goodies included in the latest release and urge you to give them a try.
- ASP.NET vNext in Visual Studio “14″ CTP 3 – Xinyang Qiu discusses the ASP.NET Team’s contribution to the latest Visual Studio CTP release, highlighting what is included, and how it differs from previous releases
- Visual Studio "14" CTP 3 and Entity Framework – Rowan Miller discusses the Visual Studio "14" CTP 3 release in the context of Entity Framework highlighting some know issues in the tooling and discussing the Entity Framework V7 included in ASP.NET vNext.
- Visual Studio "14"CTP 3 Now Available & Visual Studio "14" CTP 3 available – Eric Battalio and Brian Harry highlight the release
- Knockout 3.2.0 released – Steve Sanderson highlights the release of Knockout 3.2.0, a significant release which has been worked on for 6 months which includes components, an improved way of structuring your larger applications, custom elements, which provide a lot of the W3C Web Components functionality, and much more
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Posted by Chris Alcock 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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Posted by Chris Alcock on 15 Aug 2014 | Tagged as: .NET, Development, Morning Brew
Posted by Chris Alcock on 14 Aug 2014 | Tagged as: .NET, Development, Morning Brew
- 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.
Posted by Chris Alcock on 13 Aug 2014 | Tagged as: .NET, Development, Morning Brew
- 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.
Posted by Chris Alcock on 12 Aug 2014 | Tagged as: .NET, Development, Morning Brew
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