• New Pre-Release Support for Windows App Developers – Edwin Guarin highlights a collaboration with an application marketing site allowing you to gain exposure for your applications before release. All Windows App Developers get a free Premium account (worth $24.99).


  • Monads, part six – Eric Lippert continues his series looking at Monads, summarising the actual rules for the Monad Pattern derived over the last few posts looking at what is required to make an actual working implementation of the Monad
  • .NET TDD (Test Driven Development) by example – Part 1 – With all the discussion about the use of Test Driven Development and testing practices, Carl Randall kicks off an interesting series looking at Test Driven Development by example
  • DropDownListFor with ASP.NET MVC – K. Scott Allen takes a look at the use of the DropDownListFor HTML Helper extension method in ASP.NET MVC
  • A Reactive Extension (Rx) use case in a Windows Phone app – Jeremy Alles discusses a real world use of the Reactive Extensions to offset the typing in a search box from the actual searching in a Windows Phone application


  • Shropshire Dev Net- 17 April 2013 – Johnno Nolans Legacy Code: Rehab – The very friendly Shropshire Dev Net usergroup welcome Johnno Nolan for a session looking at the ugly side of software development, in the form of a hands on look at the legacy, broken and scary codebases that many of us have to deal with. The event starts at 18:30 on the Wednesday 17th April, and for the regulars, this event is taking place at a different location to the usual.
  • Global Windows Azure Bootcamp April 27th 2013 – Andrew Westgarth highlights the Global Windows Azure Bootcamp event being hosted by Black Marble in Bradford on Saturday 27th April. Registration is required for what will certainly be a top notch event.