• Welcome NHibernate 2.1.0 – The NHibernate Team announce the GA release of NHibernate 2.1 GA, along with the news that the NHibernate 2.1.x releases will be the last releases to target .NET 2.0
  • IIS 7.0 URL Rewrite Module 2.0 beta released – Steve Schofield shares the news that the beta release of the IIS7 URL Rewrite Module 2.0 has been released by the IIS team. Available as a standalone install or through the Web Platform Installer this rules based rewriting engine allows you to customise URLs as well as modify the content of responses
  • jQuery Ribbon RC 1 released! – Mikael Söderström announces the first official release of his JQuery Ribbon UI Control bringing the Ribbon UI into browser based applications



  • Europe Virtual ALT.NET, July 20th – A reminder about the European Virtual Alt.Net event for this week – Ian Robinson and Jim Webber will be talking on REST, SOA and much more from 7pm (UK).
  • Alt.NET Bristol Beers #1 – Another quick reminder about the first Alt.NET Bristol Beers event, to be held 6pm tomorrow night at the Portcullis, Clifton, Bristol BS8 4LE
  • LIDNUG: Silverlight Ready for Business and .NET RIA Services Presentation – Brad Abrams will be talking on Silverlight for business applications, and the . NET Rich Internet Application Services ‘at’ the Virtual Linked In .NET User Group on 30th July. Sadly the 8pm PDT will make the talk too late for most folk in Europe, but if you are able to watch it should be an interesting one.