- Save the Date: Visual Studio 2015 RTM on July 20th – S.Somasegar announces the official RTM release of Visual Studio 2015 which will be taking place on 20th July, when the download will become available, with the release event taking place online on 20th July 20 at 3:30 pm UTC (8:30 am PDT).
- SQL Server 2016 CTP 2.1 has been released – Koen Verbeeck highlights the release of the SQL Server 2016 CTP 2.1 which includes improvements to Stretch Database, Query Store, Temporal – and Columnstore Indexes.
- Understanding HTTP Strict Transport Security (HSTS) and preloading it into the browser – Troy Hunt takes a detailed look at HTTP Strict Transport Security, and how he has implemented it on the Have I Been Pwned site.
- Your questions on the upcoming leap second – M3 Sweatt shares answers to common questions regarding the leap second being added in at midnight UTC 30th June / 1st July (aka tonight)
- Even Better Data Typing with TypeScript 1.4 – Peter Vogel takes a look at the improved type safety features in TypeScript 1.4 in this Visual Studio Magazine article
- Using Bower and Gulp with ASP.net 5.0 – Martin Kearn takes a look at the use of Bower a package manager for with ASP.NET 5.0 which has increasing importance for ASP.NET Developers in ASP.NET 5 as packages previously compiled from Bower into NuGet will cease to be used.
- Top New Features of C# 6.0 – Imran Abdul Ghani gives an overview of the new features included in the C# 6.0 language
- What’s New in C# 6.0: Auto-Property Initializers – Joe Mayo takes a deeper look at one of those new C# features exploring the use of Auto-Property Initializers
- Web App Performance : Are you listening to your logs? – Reed Robison discusses the benefit of monitoring web applications via the IIS logs, showing some of the useful things you can learn about your application performance by keeping an eye on the logs.
- Interoperable Web Development – David Voyles highlights a new series of labs from David Catuhe which look at ‘interoperable web development’, the building of web applications which ‘just work’ across multiple browser platforms.
- Git Alias To Migrate Commits To A Branch – Phil Haack takes a look at fixing up a mistake with Git here you have committed work to the wrong branch