Slightly shorter edition today due to limited time caused by bad traffic.


  • New Deployed! – Phil Haack discusses his last actions as a Microsoft Employee, to push out the latest and greatest NuGet.Org site. This new site is a complete re-write with a whole host of new features, with more to come when NuGet 1.6 goes live.
  • NuGet And Orchard? – Rob Conery discusses the new site implementation and its move away from the Orchard CMS. Plenty of good discussion in the comments of this one.
  • What’s the deal with Orchard and NuGet? Does Orchard suck? – Bertrand Le Roy also picks up the thread discussing some of the things the Orchard team have learned along their development.
  • 10 Laps around Silverlight 5 (Part 9 of 10) – Michael Crump nears the completion of his 10 Laps around Silverlight 5 series with a look at some of the new Silverlight 5 controls and features of controls, including the double and triple click, PiviotViewer and ComboxBox Type-Ahead.
  • 31 Days of Testing – Day 6: Types of Automated Testing – Jim Holmes 31 days of testing series is progressing nicely with him discussing Automated Testing in the most recent post. Be sure to read back through his previous posts to get discussion of what to test, collaboration in testing and sustainable pace of development.
  • SOLID – Things Every Senior .NET Developer Should Know, Part 2 – Matt Honeycutt continues his series of things Senior Developers should know about with a discussion of the SOLID principles.
  • That "JavaScript not available"case – Christian Heilmann discusses the importance of understanding your reliance on JavaScript for web application functionality to work, looking at the scenarios in which JavaScript may be disabled for users and discussing progressive enhancement to ensure your applications continue to work.