• Announcing 1.0 – Adam Ralph announces the first stable release of, the product of 18 months of development. provides natural language test support in the form of Gherkin on the .NET platform, backed by


  • ASP.NET App Suspend – responsive shared .NET web hosting & Enable and monitor ASP.NET App Suspend on Windows Server 2012 R2 – Rich Lander discusses the concept behind ASP.NET App Suspend and looks at the implementation of this feature. App Suspend is a key new feature of .NET 4.5.1 which allows for better application performance and higher application density when hosting ASP.NET applications on IIS
  • AngularJS vs Knockout – Validation (3 of 8) – Eli Weinstock-Herman continues his series comparing the client side web frameworks AngularJS and Knockout. In this third part the focus is on validation, looking at simple and more complex validation in both frameworks.
  • Enjoy the Perks of Open Source Development – Nik Molnar highlights one of his side projects OSSPerks, a site which aims to be the definitive listing of freebies and perks offered by companies to developers of open source software to help with the production of the open source software.
  • Filter Breakpoints – Brad Sullivan continues his series exploring the depth of functionality available with breakpoints in Visual Studio with a look at the purpose and use of Filter Breakpoints, ideal for debugging a particular thread’s execution when many threads hit the same method.
  • ASP.NET Identity NuGet packages for the nightly builds are available on MyGet – Pranav Rastogi highlights the inclusion of ASP.NET Identity in the suite of NuGet packages published to MyGet from the ASP.NET Team’s nightly builds which include all the key parts of the framework, providing a great way to stay on the cutting edge of ASP.NET.
  • My road to Visual Studio 2013 – Mads Kristensen discusses the parts of Visual Studio 2013 and 2012 that he has been working on for the past year discussing the origins of Browser Link, the new HTML editor, Visual Studio updates, Web Essentials and his latest side project ‘SideWaffle’ a means fo easily sharing Visual Studio item and project templates.
  • NuGet 2.7 Package Restore with Team Foundation Service – Cameron Taggart takes a look at getting NuGet Package Restore operational on Team Foundation Service (the hosted offering)
  • How to use XDT in NuGet – Examples and Facts – Dan Liu discusses the NuGet XML Document Transform (XDT) functionality, exploring some common uses of the feature to transform web.config at various package events.