May 2015

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The Morning Brew #1870

Posted by on 29 May 2015 | Tagged as: .NET, Development, Morning Brew



The Morning Brew #1869

Posted by on 28 May 2015 | Tagged as: .NET, Development, Morning Brew


  • What’s New in SQL2016 CTP2 Release – The Master Data Services Blog highlights the new features in the SQL Server 2016 CTP2 release, focusing on the Master Data Services features, including on by default data compressions, SQL Server agent index and log maintenance jobs and improved security.



  • Ask me anything! – Eric Lippert is featuring in a ‘programmerchat’ reddit Ask Me Anything this Friday (29th), where you can ask him questions on anything, so if you have a question on the C# language, programming in general (or even smelting metal in a home foundry) now is your chance.

The Morning Brew #1868

Posted by on 27 May 2015 | Tagged as: .NET, Development, Morning Brew


  • Event sourcing revisited – Gabriel Schenker continues his series revisiting various technology approaches with a discussion of Event Sourcing and how he applies this pattern to building Line of Business Applications
  • A different copy-paste error – Eric Lippert discusses a recently identified error in the C# Specification, the meaning of the error and how it probably came about
  • Evolving ASP.NET Apps – Load Testing – David Paquette continues his series looking at modernising an ASP.NET application, exploring an approach to load testing the application using the tooling in Visual Studio.
  • Debugging Tips and Tricks – Andrew Hall highlights some recent talks on the debugging features of Visual Studio and shares a look at some of the features provided in the IDE
  • Anonymous Functions, Assigned To References, Show Up Well In JavaScript Stack Traces – Ben Nadal takes a look at how the debugging tools in modern browsers identify anonymous functions in stack traces, and things you can do to make your anonymous functions less anonymous.
  • ChessTDD 36: Acceptance Tests for Queen Movement – Erik Dietrich continues his step by step video series looking at his building of a Chess game using Test Driven Development, continuing with acceptance testing of the carious pieces and fixing bugs discovered along the way
  • Using TypeScript with Visual Studio Code on OSX – Michael Crump looks at getting up and running with TypeScript and the Visual Studio Code cross platform IDE running on Mac OSX
  • 10 Awesome Features of Visual Studio Code – Sam Basu is also exploring Visual Studio Code, and shares his top 10 things about this new simplified cross platform IDE.
  • React and Flux with DuoCode – Dan Roberts takes a look at a new(ish) project called DuoCode which allows you to write C# and have it faithfully converted into JavaScript using the Roslyn parsers. In this post Dan explores writing code using DuoCode to work with React and the Flux architecture.
  • ConfigR: Look Mom, No XML – Derek Comartin takes a look at the ConfigR project which allows you to configure your application using C# code

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