• Review: Open-source components used in – Steve Sanderson highlights the 10 open source projects he used to quickly create the site, discussing each of their purposes, why he chose to use it, and a quick look at the implementation
  • NuGet Package of the Week #9 – ASP.NET MiniProfiler from StackExchange rocks your world – Scott Hanselman continues his series of posts about the best libraries available on NuGet with a look at the ASP.NET MiniProfiler from the folks over at StackExchange, discussing obtaining (which is easy via NuGet) and using the profiler to obtain benchmark information about your applications.
  • Automatically instrumenting an ASP.NET MVC3 app – Sam Saffron, one of the developers of the MVC-Mini-Profiler, responds to some of the comments on Scott Hanselman’s post on the profiler on his own blog
  • Awesome Model Binding For Backbone.js – Derick Bailey continues his series of posts on Backbone.js, sharing a plugin, Backbone.ModelBinding, which aims to bring improved data binding support to Backbone.js, inspired by that provided in Knockout.js
  • CoffeeScript, Sass and LESS support for Visual Studio and ASP.NET with the Mindscape Web Workbench – Scott Hanselman discusses the use of CoffeeScript, Sass and Less as better ways of creating your JavaScript and CSS, and highlights the IDE support added to Visual Studio 2010 by Mindscape Web Workbench
  • Building @NuGetLatest in Two Hours – John Sheehan shares the code he used to implement @NuGetLatest, a twitter feed of package updates on NuGet using TweetSharp, RestSharp, AppHarbor and Moment to achieve this.
  • Version Control by Example – Eric Sink announces the release of his completed book on Version Control. The book is available for free, as HTML and PDF format, with Kindle and Print (paper) to follow shortly.
  • What do you think of Debugger Canvas? – Cameron Skinner shares a request from members of his team and the folks over at Microsoft Research who worked on the Debugger Canvas project, who are now looking to assembly a group of users to get detailed feedback about the Debugger Canvas.
  • Mapping the Memory Usage of .NET Applications: Part 3, CLR Profiler – Sasha Goldshtein continues exploring the options for observing the memory use of your .NET applications, sharing a useful tip to allow you to observe the Garbage Collection Heap in the CLR Profiler without having to run your application through the CLR Profiler and paying the significant performance penalty it incurs.
  • Introduction to Satellite Assemblies – Andy Gonzalez discusses the purpose and use of Satellite Assemblies in .NET applications, discussing how they are used to contain generated code from resource files
  • NServiceBus and RavenDB – better together! – Udi Dahan discusses how RavenDB will be used as the default storage implementation for the next version of NServiceBus, discussing the licensing and reasons behind this decision.
  • Ensuring your Windows Phone Applications Work on Mango – Cheryl Simmons discusses a number of things to consider when developing your Windows Phone Applications pre-Mango to ensure that they will continue to work well on the Mango Update.
  • Using The Viewport Meta Tag – Gil Fink discusses the use of the Viewport meta tag supported by a number of the mobile browsers, allowing you as a site developer to control how the device chooses what to display