The big news from the last 24 hours has to be the release of the beta of Service Pack 1 for Visual Studio 2008 and .NET 3.5. Lots of coverage of this, so much so that it gets its own section today!


  • NArrange – .NET Code Organizer – James Nies highlights this build time tool for organising .NET code. Looks like it might be useful on occasions – although I’d be a little scared of letting something like this loose on a project that was in source code control – imagine the diffs it would cause.
  • dasBlog 2.1 Released – Eran Kampf announces the latest release of the dasBlog blogging engine.. V2.1 is a bug fix release, with a few new features added. More details behind the link.
  • SoapBits is now open source! – Good news for those working with SOAP – saopbits the soap testing tool has been open sourced and renamed to STORM.


Service Pack 1 for Visual Studio 2008 and .NET 3.5 Beta release