November 2008

Monthly Archive

The Morning Brew #233

Posted by on 28 Nov 2008 | Tagged as: .NET, Development, Morning Brew

Finally caught up with my reading thanks to a quiet day of posts due to Thanksgiving.


  • 1.1 Released – Brad Wilson announces the release of xUnit 1.1. This updated release contains breaking changes, so be sure to read the blog posts about the release before upgrading.
  • Are You Fussy About Markup? – Derek Hatchard highlights a usefult code formatter Visual Studio Add-in for ASP.NET, WPF and Silverlight developers which improves the formatting of your markup.


The Morning Brew #232

Posted by on 27 Nov 2008 | Tagged as: .NET, Development, Morning Brew

Happy Thanksgiving Day to all my US based readers!


  • Early Christmas from Iron Languages and DLR – Harry Pierson highlights three significant release of Iron languages and the DLR – IronPython 2.0RC2, IronRuby 1.0 Alpha 2 and a new home for the DLR source code on Codeplex, including the initial 0.9 beta release of the DLR


The Morning Brew #231

Posted by on 26 Nov 2008 | Tagged as: .NET, Development, Morning Brew

Still not quite caught up with my backlog of posts to read, but I think normality will be restored tomorrow – I’m down to the low signal to noise feeds now, so I don’t anticipate a huge deluge of old content will be being posted now.


  • Treemap + Silverlight => Gasp! – Wade Dorrell highlights a new Silverlight control which renders treemaps – a visualisation I really like
  • Visual Studio Team System 2008 Database Edition GDR – RTM – Data Dude rounds up the features included in the RTM release of Visual Studio Team Systems 2008 Database Edition GDR (what a mouthful!) which was released to web yesterday.
  • MEF Re-factored, Preview 3 has shipped. – Glenn Block announces the release of Preview 3 of the Managed Extensibility Framework, along with a number of other changes, the great news about this release is that its licensed as MS-PL, the Microsoft Permissive License, allowing you to use the source in other environments.


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