• CQRS and MVC – Greg Young talks about what CQRS actually is (And a few things that it is not), discussing that CQRS and Event sourcing are not actually new ideas, and looks at the similarities between CQRS and the MVC pattern
  • "Blend Bits" – Mike Taulty starts a new series of posts sharing tips and tracks for working with Expression Blend for building Silverlight applications, getting off to a roaring start with 6 articles covering the Blend Environment, Keyboard shortcuts, Margins, Grids and Paths
  • VC++, C#, VB.NET Coding Guideline of All-In-One Code Framework – ‘Jialiang’ highlights the update All in One Code Frameowrk release for September and the updated coding standards document which covers Visual C++, C# and VB.NET
  • Back to Basic – ASP.NET Runtime Impersonation – Gil Fink takes a look at Impersonation in ASP.NET and more generally in the .NET runtime, showing how ASP.NET can easily be made to run in the secuirty context of another user, with support for either a specific user in all cases or impersonation of the authenticated user, and also shows how you can use P/Invoke to perform your own authentication and impersonation in general .NET code
  • Making asynchronous calls to web services during ASP.NET page processing – Gunnar Peipman looks at some techniques for calling multiple web services as a part of an ASP.NET page request looking at how you can make those calls asynchronous using Asynchronous Pages and the PageAsyncTask.
  • Transitioning Existing Code to the ES5 Getter/Setter APIs – Allen Wirfs-Brock shows the ECMAScript5 Getter / Setter API and shows how you can make use of it in your own code, using a helper library to provide backward compatibility by using feature detection and emulating the API for browser which do not support ES5
  • Overriding a .svc Request With Routing – Phil Haack uses a recent StackOverflow question to illustrate some of the differences and interplay between ASP.NET routing and the ASP.NET build providers, explaining how they intercept the request at different levels sometimes causing things you might expect to work to not work
  • What is the WCF RIA Services team up to – Dinesh Kulkarni gives a little update on what the RIA Services team have been up to since their V1 release, outlining their hopes for the content and schedule for their next release will be.
  • How to Unit Test WF4 Workflows – Ron Jacobs talks about the testing of Workflows, highlighting the WF4 Workflow Test Helper library which provides a number of helpers to make the process easier, focusing in this article on the testing of activity inputs and outputs
  • The .NET Micro Framework – Hardware for Software People – Scott Hanselman takes a look at the Netduino (and others) .NET Micro Framework board, sharing a simple program showing how simple it is to work with this hardware, even if you are only a software guy.