• Fluent NHibernate 1.0 RTM – James Gregory announces the Version 1.0 RTM release of Fluent NHibernate, the easy way of creating your NHibernate mappings using a fluent interface and convention over configuration principles. This release has a number of changes (some significant) so check out the release notes before you try to use it.
  • CodeRush Xpress 9.2 Ships – Charlie Calvert announces the news that the free edition of CodeRush (CodeRush Xpress) 9.2 from DevExpress has shipped. This new release features better perforamnce, reduced memory consumption and support for pre-processor directives.
  • ADO.NET Data Services v1.5 CTP2 – Now Available for Download – The ADO.NET Data Services Team announce the release of their second CTP release of ADO.NET Data Services v1.5 (Previously known as Astoria). This release brings a number of new features (projections, data binding, row count, etc) along with the usual bugfixes.
  • CodeFx: Microsoft All-In-One Code Framework Solution 2009-8-26 new added: Brief introduction of sample code – The latest release of the Microsoft All-In-One Code Framework Solution brings with it samples for Windows 7 and Windows 7 application compatibility , along with numerous other samples of Microsoft Technologies



  • VBUG London: An Introduction to NHibernate – Mike Hadlow will be speaking at the London VBUG user group next Tuesday (8th) on NHibernate. The event is free, starting at 6:30 sharp.
  • The Inaugural Edge UG – September 14th sees the first meeting of the newly named Edge User Group (formerly VistaSquad) and sees John Skeet talksing on Parallel Extensions and Code Contracts, and Liam Westley talk on Hyper-V