• ASP.NET MVC, Web API, Razor and Open Source and what it means – Jimmy Bogard discusses the announcement that various parts of the ASP.NET Stack are to be made open source and accepting contributions, giving his perspective on what this means, and discussing the common questions about quality, support and trust that go along with such a change, sharing his perspective from working on AutoMapper and making it open source.
  • Microsoft’s new Open Sourced Stacks – Miguel de Icaza discusses the announcement and shares what it means for the Mono Project, discussing the complication of bringing ASP.NET MVC 4 into Mono due to the current lack of support for Async in the Mono ASP.NET Implementation, and looking to the community for assistance in making this happen.
  • ASP.NET MVC Now Accepting Pull Requests – Phil Haack discusses the announcement, explaining some of the organisational and legal aspects involved in making such a move to open source with contributions.
  • RabbitMQ for Windows: Exchange Types – Derek Greer continues his series looking at the use of RabbitMQ from .NET on Windows with this post exploring the 4 different types of exchange which control the routing of messages into queues.
  • HTML5: The difference between an App and a Page. – Joe Stagner discusses some of the differences between the concept of an HTML5 Application and a HTML5 page, discussing in the context of the Mozilla Open App framework and the HTML5 platform
  • Anti-templating languages – Rob Ashton discusses his dislike of JavaScript templating libraries which claim to remove logic from views, although in some cases they actually go as far as hiding logic in custom mark-up languages.
  • Start – Java Enterprise Performance Book – dynaTrace share their work in progress on an online book which covers aspects of performance and scalability. While the title suggest this is a Java based discussion there is plenty of good cross platform content in there as well.
  • 8 Best Microsoft .Net Development Tools | ZoomZum – Vikas shares 8 of the best .NET development tools most of which are open source or free, and all are well worth checking out if you haven’t already got them in your tool belt.