• jQuery 1.6 Released – The jQuery Team announce the release of jQuery 1.6, a significant release which includes a number of performance enhancements along with a re-write of the Attribute module. Please note that this release includes a number of breaking changes as a result, so you may need to exercise more caution in upgrading existing code.
  • Reactive Extensions (Rx) v1.0.10425 & Reactive Extensions (Rx) v1.1.10425 (Experimental Release) – The end of last month saw the Reactive Extensions get an update, with the latest version supporting .NET 3.5 & 4, Silverlight 3,4,5 Windows Phone 7 and XNA4 – I’ve not seen any blog content discussing what is new in these releases yet – if you know of one let me know and I’ll include it in a future edition.
  • MassTransit 2.0 Beta – Boo Yeah! – Dru Sellers announces the release of the beta of MassTransit 2.0. This release is the first beta release of what has been a significant clean up and enhancement of the platform, available as a NuGet package and includes support for a number of new usage scenarios along with support for .NET 3.5 and 4.
  • NTrace v2 now available (think Managed VS2010/.Net 4 Event Tracing for Windows) – Greg Duncan highlights the release of NTrace 2.0, a runtime framework and code preprocessor which implements an API for Event Tracing for Windows allowing you to have configurable tracing support in your applications



  • Connected Development event in Leeds, 26th May – The Microsoft UK Developer Tools Team are holding a Connected Development event in Leeds on Thursday 26th May where Martin Woodward, Mike Taulty, Robert Hogg and Richard Fennell will be presenting sessions ranging from Windows Phone to Azure. Registration is required.