Posted by Chris Alcock on Friday 21st November 2014 | Tagged as: .NET, Development, Morning Brew
- New Features in C# 6 – Mads Torgersen takes us on a tour of the various new language features in C#6 including getter only auto properties, expression bodied members, string interpolation, nameof, await support in catch and finally, using static and index initializers.
- One Week of Open Source – Immo Landwerth gives a update on the .NET Core open sourcing one week on from the initial announcement, sharing thanks for the great response, looking at the interaction already occurring on the repository and discussing the next steps.
- .NET Licensing – ode to monolithic applications? – Daniel Fisher shares a look at the Licensing technology included in the ,NET Framework and used by component vendors to license controls, exploring its use, and discussing the problems encountered when working on a composite application rather than a monolithic application
- Continuous Delivery for Databases: Microservices, Team Structures, and Conway’s Law – Matthew Skelton looks at enabling continuous delivery for database and explores the impact on DBAs and databases of Conway’s Law and the architectural trend to microservices.
- Incident response – Brian Harry discusses the recent outage on Visual Studio Online caused by a wider spread Azure Storage issue, and looks at the positives of how the incident was handled, sharing useful learning for others on how to respond and handle issues
- The Art of Unit Testing 2nd Edition – A Barbaric Book Review – Jaime González García shares a look at the second edition of ‘The Art of Unit Testing’, along with some of his learning from reading the book.
- How to make ANY code in ANY system unit-test-friendly – Rico Mariani shares a simple recipe for making code testable and ensuring the stability of your code.
- Using partial application for dependency injection – Kenneth Truyers takes a look at Partial Application building on some prior posts around composition and Aspect Oriented Programming, looking how Partial Application can be applied as a part of dependency injection.
- Digging Into .NET Loop Performance, Bounds-checking, Iteration, and Unrolling – Ben M Watson explores some of the performance of looping code and digging down to the IL to further understand.
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Posted by Chris Alcock on Thursday 20th November 2014 | Tagged as: .NET, Development, Morning Brew
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Posted by Chris Alcock on Wednesday 19th November 2014 | Tagged as: .NET, Development, Morning Brew
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Posted by Chris Alcock on Tuesday 18th November 2014 | Tagged as: .NET, Development, Morning Brew
Posted by Chris Alcock on Monday 17th November 2014 | Tagged as: .NET, Development, Morning Brew
- Microsoft Open Sources .NET – The History Behind the Announcement – Kyle Hodgson looks back over the route to Open Source that Microsoft have been on for the last 7 years.
- Hooray for Open Source .NET! – Brendan Tompkins shares his thoughts on the open sourcing announcement and on .NET as a platform for the future.
- Katana, ASP.NET 5, and bridging the gap – Pranav Rastogi discusses the changes to Katana coming in the next major release which is a part of the ASP.NET 5 release, and the work needed to upgrade OWIN components for the next version
- How Passion Saved Windows – Rob Reynolds reflects on the improvements to the Windows Platform which have parked re-adoption, especially among developers, and the role that things like PowerShell, Chocolatey, Puppet and Chef have had in this.
- Nostalgia, horror, and a very old bug – Eric Lippert reflects on an old bug in Window in an area of code he is familiar with from his time at Microsoft, linking to an analysis of what is likely wrong with the code he did for the Coverity Security Blog.
- Watch out for superficial invariants – Udi Dahan discusses the concept of a superficial invariant when domain modelling, something which appears to be an invariant initially but actually turns out to be much more complex on a deeper look.
- Feedback-Centric Development – The One Hacker Way – Ralf Westphal reviews a talk from Erik Meijer, focusing on the core idea of feedback based development, and reviewing what is necessary for this to occur
- Processing IIS ETW events using Azure Stream Analytics – Tomas Restrepo continues his series looking at the Event Tracing for Windows support included in IIS8.5 with a look at processing the events being generated using Azure Stream Analytics
- Code Coverage with Async Await – Dwayne Need takes a look at code coverage in sections of code which make use of Async/Await
Posted by Chris Alcock on Friday 14th November 2014 | Tagged as: .NET, Development, Morning Brew
Posted by Chris Alcock on Thursday 13th November 2014 | Tagged as: Uncategorized
Big post today following yesterday’s significant announcements
- Opening up Visual Studio and .NET to Every Developer, Any Application: .NET Server Core open source and cross platform, Visual Studio Community 2013 and preview of Visual Studio 2015 and .NET 2015 – Somasegar shares the major announcements from today regarding Visual Studio 2015, Community Edition and the open sourcing of the .NET Framework
- Announcing Open Source of .NET Core Framework, .NET Core Distribution for Linux/OSX, and Free Visual Studio Community Edition – Scott Guthrie weighs in on the announcement of the open sourcing of the .NET framework runtime and libraries, support for .NET Core on Linux and OSX, and community edition of Visual Studio 2013
- .NET Core is Open Source – Immo Landwerth discusses the announcement of the .NET Core becoming open source, the development in the open, rolling your own builds of the framework and much more
- Announcing .NET 2015 – .NET as Open Source, .NET on Mac and Linux, and Visual Studio Community – Scott Hanselman shares his perspectives on the announcements both open sourcing and the Visual Studio announcements
- Microsoft Open Sources .NET and Mono – Miguel de Icaza shares the Mono and Xamarin perspective on the open sourcing of the .NET Framework core.
- Visual Studio 2015 Preview, Visual Studio Community 2013, Visual Studio 2013 Update 4, and More – John Montgomery of the Visual Studio team announces three different releases – the latest preview of Visual Studio vNext (now called 2015), Update 4 for VS 2013 and a new Visual Studio 2013 Community Edition which really opens up the availability of professional grade tools to all developers.
- Announcing .NET 2015 Preview: A New Era for .NET – The .NET Team share an overview of what is in the Visual Studio 2015 Preview release, good for a hich level outlook on everything included
- Announcing Visual Studio 2015 Preview and Visual Studio 2013 Update 4 Availability – Charles Sterling highlights the Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) aspects of the Visual Studio Preview and Update 4 release
- Announcing ASP.NET features in Visual Studio 2015 Preview and VS2013 Update 4 – .NET Web Development and Tools Blog – Site Home – MSDN Blogs – Xinyang Qiu shares the ASP.NET Features included in both the Update 4 to Visual Studio 2013 and the new features in Visual Studio 2015 Preview.
- Introducing the Visual Studio 2015 Preview for C# and VB – Kasey Uhlenhuth highlights a series of upcoming posts focusing on the languages updates in the Visual Studio 2015 Preview
- Visual Studio 2015 Preview is Now Available – Eric Battalio shares the new features available for C++ developers in the Visual Studio 2015 Preview
- Visual Studio 2015 Preview – The Offical Download and release notes for the Visual Studio 2015 Preview Release
- Visual Studio 2013 Update 4 (2013.4) RTM – The Offical Download and release notes for the Visual Studio 2013 Update 4 Release
- Visual Studio Community 2013 – The Offical Download and release notes for the Visual Studio 2013 Community Edition Release
- Announcing TypeScript 1.3 – TypeScript – Site Home – MSDN Blogs – Jonathan Turner annoucnes the release of TypeScript 1.3 in both the Visual Studio 2015 Preview release and as a VS2013 Extension and NPM packageand sources.
- Announcing a preview of F# 4.0 and the Visual F# Tools in VS 2015 – The F# Team announce the release of F#4 Preview as a part of the VS 2015 Preview
- NuGet 3.0 Preview – The NuGet Team also announce a preview release of their V3 as a part of the Visual Studio 2015 Preview Release, with preview releases planned for VS 2012 and 2013 soon.
Posted by Chris Alcock on Wednesday 12th November 2014 | Tagged as: .NET, Development, Morning Brew