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Posted by Chris Alcock on 20 Jan 2015 | Tagged as: Uncategorized
- NCache 3.1 Open Sourced – Kay Ewbank highlights the open sourcing of the NCache project with their 3.1 release
- New handy Visual Studio extensions – part 2 – Mads Kristensen discusses a number of his recent Visual Studio Extensions, including an open website from Azure, Visual Studio Extension Updater, and Command Prompt here extensions.
- .NET Core API Review 2015-01-14 – The .NET Core team share the video recording of their January API Review Meeting, an interesting watch and glimpse into the now open source process of developing .NET Core.
- Upgrading Visual Studio 2015 Preview to ASP.NET 5/MVC 6 RC – Stephen Walther takes a look at the process of updating Visual Studio 2015 Preview to use the latest ASP.NET 5 MVC6 Nightly Builds, providing a walk through of the process.
- Why I write unit tests and why you should too – Jaime González García shares what was a work email response about unit testing, and why he believes in it strongly as a practice for good software development.
- Excerpts from the RavenDB Performance team report: Etags and evil code, Part I – Ayende discusses the ETag, and looks at the performance of code to parse their value from a string.
- ASP.NET 5 and AngularJS Part 1, Configuring Grunt, Uglify, and AngularJS, ASP.NET 5 and AngularJS Part 2, Using the MVC 6 Web API, ASP.NET 5 and AngularJS Part 3, Adding Client Routing, ASP.NET 5 and AngularJS Part 4, Using Entity Framework 7 &ASP.NET 5 and AngularJS Part 5, Form Validation – Stephen Walther has started a series looking at using Angular JS and ASP.NET 5 (MVC and WebAPI) and Entity Framework
- Markdown in Visual Studio Online – Allen Clark takes a look at the support for Markdown in Visual Studio Online
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Posted by Chris Alcock on 13 Nov 2014 | Tagged as: Uncategorized
Big post today following yesterday’s significant announcements
- Opening up Visual Studio and .NET to Every Developer, Any Application: .NET Server Core open source and cross platform, Visual Studio Community 2013 and preview of Visual Studio 2015 and .NET 2015 – Somasegar shares the major announcements from today regarding Visual Studio 2015, Community Edition and the open sourcing of the .NET Framework
- Announcing Open Source of .NET Core Framework, .NET Core Distribution for Linux/OSX, and Free Visual Studio Community Edition – Scott Guthrie weighs in on the announcement of the open sourcing of the .NET framework runtime and libraries, support for .NET Core on Linux and OSX, and community edition of Visual Studio 2013
- .NET Core is Open Source – Immo Landwerth discusses the announcement of the .NET Core becoming open source, the development in the open, rolling your own builds of the framework and much more
- Announcing .NET 2015 – .NET as Open Source, .NET on Mac and Linux, and Visual Studio Community – Scott Hanselman shares his perspectives on the announcements both open sourcing and the Visual Studio announcements
- Microsoft Open Sources .NET and Mono – Miguel de Icaza shares the Mono and Xamarin perspective on the open sourcing of the .NET Framework core.
- Visual Studio 2015 Preview, Visual Studio Community 2013, Visual Studio 2013 Update 4, and More – John Montgomery of the Visual Studio team announces three different releases – the latest preview of Visual Studio vNext (now called 2015), Update 4 for VS 2013 and a new Visual Studio 2013 Community Edition which really opens up the availability of professional grade tools to all developers.
- Announcing .NET 2015 Preview: A New Era for .NET – The .NET Team share an overview of what is in the Visual Studio 2015 Preview release, good for a hich level outlook on everything included
- Announcing Visual Studio 2015 Preview and Visual Studio 2013 Update 4 Availability – Charles Sterling highlights the Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) aspects of the Visual Studio Preview and Update 4 release
- Announcing ASP.NET features in Visual Studio 2015 Preview and VS2013 Update 4 – .NET Web Development and Tools Blog – Site Home – MSDN Blogs – Xinyang Qiu shares the ASP.NET Features included in both the Update 4 to Visual Studio 2013 and the new features in Visual Studio 2015 Preview.
- Introducing the Visual Studio 2015 Preview for C# and VB – Kasey Uhlenhuth highlights a series of upcoming posts focusing on the languages updates in the Visual Studio 2015 Preview
- Visual Studio 2015 Preview is Now Available – Eric Battalio shares the new features available for C++ developers in the Visual Studio 2015 Preview
- Visual Studio 2015 Preview – The Offical Download and release notes for the Visual Studio 2015 Preview Release
- Visual Studio 2013 Update 4 (2013.4) RTM – The Offical Download and release notes for the Visual Studio 2013 Update 4 Release
- Visual Studio Community 2013 – The Offical Download and release notes for the Visual Studio 2013 Community Edition Release
- Announcing TypeScript 1.3 – TypeScript – Site Home – MSDN Blogs – Jonathan Turner annoucnes the release of TypeScript 1.3 in both the Visual Studio 2015 Preview release and as a VS2013 Extension and NPM packageand sources.
- Announcing a preview of F# 4.0 and the Visual F# Tools in VS 2015 – The F# Team announce the release of F#4 Preview as a part of the VS 2015 Preview
- NuGet 3.0 Preview – The NuGet Team also announce a preview release of their V3 as a part of the Visual Studio 2015 Preview Release, with preview releases planned for VS 2012 and 2013 soon.
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Posted by Chris Alcock on 30 Jun 2014 | Tagged as: Uncategorized
- NuGet Package of the Week: ASP.NET Web API Caching with CacheCow and CacheOutput – Continues his perpetual series looking at some of the great NuGet Packages available, exploring CacheCow a client and server caching library for ASP.NET
- Strong-typed Metadata, Code-first Metadata, Roadmap for RoslynDom, CodeFirst Strong-typed Metadata and ExpansionFirst Templates, RoslynDom and Friends – Just the Facts, Creating Strong-typed Metadata Classes & Public Annotations – Kathleen Dollard discusses metadata in programming, and looks at three projects she has been working on, RoslynDom, CodeFirst String Typed Metadata and ExpansionFirst Templates, taking a look at the problems each solves and outlining the roadmaps for the projects
- Fun with Custom C# Collection Initializers – Marius Schulz explores the use of custom collection initializers and looks at their implementation as well as the background to object and collection initialization.
- ASP.NET Identity 2.0: Customizing Users and Roles – John Atten continues his series looking at the use of ASP.NET Identity 2 with a look at extending the capabilities of ApplicationUser and ApplicationRole
- P, NP And Decision Problems (Really, It’s Not that Bad) – Erik Dietrich resumes an old series on practical maths, and expands its scope to include everything up to and including computer science, taking a look at some common classes of problems in computing
- Partial Application vs. Currying – Calvin Bottoms takes a look at partial application and currying in Haskell, looking at how such techniques are applied in functional programming
- Using `Environment.SpecialFolder` to Maximize Portability – _Noctis_ discusses how using the various Environment settings available via the Environment class will enable your applications to run in a wider range of situations,
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