Don’t forget that today is one of those days where you have to be more careful than usual about believing what you read on the internet (or anywhere for that matter). There are a number of good April fools about already this morning.


  • CSLA .NET 3.6.2 is now available – Rockford Lhotka announces the final release of V3.6.2 of his application framework for Silverlight and Windows applications, including new features and enhancements based on user feedback and a number of bugfixes over the 3.6 release


  • Code Coverage – 100% Coverage and Still Failing – Tim Barcz illustrates with a very simple example how 100% test coverage of you code does not mean for a moment that there will be no bugs.
  • Help Shape the Future of ASP.NET – Joe Stagner and the ASP.NET team are interested in hearing your ASP.NET pain points with a view to using this feedback as a driver for future releases of the framework
  • Principles of software – Alejandro Forero Cuervo gathers together a number of software development principles and best practices, discussing each one in turn.
  • Beginning Mocking With Moq 3 – Part 4 – Justin Etheredge continues his series on Mocking using Moq3 with this part looking at mocking multiple interfaces and the Moq feature of callbacks
  • Multi-Threading in ASP.NET – Robert Williams explores multi threading in ASP.NET applications, looking at the arraignment of threadpools and
    Asynchronous Pages .
  • Seizing the BDD Nettle – Ian Cooper shares his notes on Behaviour Driven Development (BDD) that he has gathered over time from discussions with other developers and blog posts and articles
  • JavaScript: Avoid the Evil eval – Sergio Pereira continues his series ‘JavaScript Demystified.’ with a look at the alternative to using eval.
  • Is it Serializable? – Jared Parsons looks at the difficulty of establishing if a particular object is actually Binary Serializable


  • Manchester Launch Event – The NxtGenUG are going to be running Manchester UK based events, starting in May with this Launch event. The events are free for the first two meetings, and after that you are expected to become a member, with both individual and corporate membership plans available