At last Vista SP1 is on its way – maybe now I’ll be able to copy files quickly!


DnDns – A .NET DNS Client Library (Resolver) – J. Montgomery releases a library to perform DNS lookups

LightSpeed 1.2 Released – MindScape announce the latest release of their ORM software

As Windows Server 2008 RTMs, Customers and Partners Adopting with Help of New Tools, Training – Windows 2008 hits the RTM status.

Announcing the RTM of Windows Vista SP1 – The title says it all, and as a Vista user it couldn’t happen soon enough.

Axosoft PureChat – Axosoft release a .NET based web chat tool – introductory prices are in play, with a 5 operator license for only $5, and unlimited license at $99

More Web Controls – jQuery – Mike gives us an easy way to add JQuery to our pages


Are pre-defined release dates bad for Quality? – Adam Goucher debates the effect of fixed dates for releases on the quality of software.

Back to Basics: Count, Count, Count, Sum or how to Count – Everything there is to know about the SQL COUNT function – well worth knowing

Build Providers: Strongly typed page urls in ASP.NET – Dave Transom talks about a way of managing the URL’s within your code using a Build Provider.

Antlr 3 and the Dynamic Language Runtime – Dermot Hogan talks about getting started with the DLR

7 ways to do Performance Optimization of an ASP.NET 3.5 Web 2.0 portal – Tanzim Saqib explores the possibilities for improving performance of Web 2.0 style sites.

Ruby.NET is dead – IronRuby, the DLR, and the might of Microsoft win out as Ruby.NET gets an end of life announcement


Proceedings of Alt.Net.Uk Conference – London 2nd February 2008 – altnetpedia – The write up of the UK ALT.NET Conference continues in a collaborative fashion. Interesting stuff in here.