The .NET world seems to have been busy this weekend, no doubt fuelled by the Alt.Net Seattle Conference – coverage of this finds itself in its own section today.


  • xVal 0.8 (Beta) Now Released – Steve Sanderson announces the release of version 0.8 Beta of xVal, his validation framework bridge for ASP.NET MVC which allows you to combine serverside and client side validation. This new release has a number of new features including Internationalization support and NHibernate.Validator support and works in the RC release of ASP.NET MVC
  • Announcing ADO.NET Data Services v1.5 CTP1 – The Project Astoria Team announce the first CTP of Version 1.5 of ADO.NET Data Services (previously known as Astoria). This post is an announcement of what the release will be, and there is no firm date yet on when the CTP will be released.
  • FsCheck 0.5.1 – Kurt Schelfthout announces a bug fix release of FsCheck, the F# port of QuickCheck. This release contains three bugixes, and should be safe upgrade for anyone running 0.5


Alt.Net Seattle and MVP Summit