• jQuery 1.4 Released – The 14 Days of jQuery – The jQuery Team announce the release of jQuery 1.4 in celebration of the projects 4th Birthday. A lot of the focus of this release has been on further improving the performance of the library, with the core functions receiving a performance boost in this release, along with new features such as easy setters, improved JSON support and much more.
  • Visual Studio 2010 and .NET Framework 4 Launch Date is Monday 12th April – Eric Nelson highlights the official release date for Visual Studio 2010 and .NET 4, and points UK users to the source for information on the Launch events to be held in the UK.
  • ActiveRecord 2.1 released – Markus Zywitza highlights the release of Castle ActiveRecord which brings the dependencies up to date, along with new features for primary key type detection, and read only field support.



  • DeveloperDeveloperDeveloper 8 – Registrations – Registration for the 8th DeveloperDeveloperDeveloper event to be held at Microsoft Reading at the end of the month opens today (15th) at 13:00 GMT. This free event is a very popular one, and usually ‘sells’ out very quickly, so you will need to be quick if you wish to attend. Once all the spaces go there is usually a waiting list situation, so don’t loose heart if you don’t get in on the first registration.