The Morning Brew #1660

Posted by on Monday 28th July 2014 | Tagged as: .NET, Development, Morning Brew

Software

  • BDDfy V4 – Mehdi Khalili announces the release of BDDfy version 4, based on the existing project, and with over 300 commits this new version includes a substantial number of new features including Cucumber-like examples on both Fluent and Reflective APIs, self contained HTML reports, scenario Tags, along with a few breaking changes.
  • Announcing codestyle.co
    – Scott Dorman announces the launch of CodeStyles.co a website dedicated to odeing style guides, maintained by the community via GitHub.
  • No further development on Simple.Web – Mark Rendle announces his plans to cease development on Simple.Web, explaining why the projcet existed in the first place, and why he no longer feels it is useful as the core framework includes much of what Simple.Web added.

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The Morning Brew #1659

Posted by on Friday 25th July 2014 | Tagged as: .NET, Development, Morning Brew

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The Morning Brew #1658

Posted by on Thursday 24th July 2014 | Tagged as: .NET, Development, Morning Brew

Software

  • Node.js Tools for Visual Studio 1.0 Beta 2 Available – Shahrokh Mortazavi announces the release of the second beta of the Node.js Tools for Visual Studio 1.0, providing a rich experience for developing Node.js applications, incuding intellisense, debugging. This release brings a new analysis and IntelliSense engine, better UI for NPM, improved testing support both for custom frameworks and Mocha based tests.
  • Mono Performance Team – Miguel de Icaza discusses the creation of a performance focused team within the Mono Project to work solely on improving performance of the framework.

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  • Conventional HTML in ASP.NET MVC: Data-bound elements – Jimmy Bogard continues his look at re-implementing HTML5 versions of the Form Helpers, taking a look at building a better implementation for controls like drop down lists which rely on supporting data, be it static, sourced from a database, or contextual based upon selections
  • Commodore 64 Emulator – Mladen Janković shares an implementation of a Commodore 64 Emulator implemented in C#, an interesting project which encompasses emulation of each of the components which made up the C64.
  • Collection Pipeline – Martin Fowler continues with the 3rd instalment of his article on Collection Pipelines.
  • JavaScript dependencies that work with Brackets, Node and in-browser – Dan Roberts shares a look at JavaScript Dependency Management discussing how he arrived at the solution he did, and sharing his learning along the way.
  • The Full Stack Developer – Nathan Gloyn discusses the concept of the ‘Full Stack Developer’, with a look at what that term means to him.
  • Using Unsigned Integers in OData – Lewis Cheng discusses the number types supported in OData, and looks at how the protocol provides for implementing custom data types, allowing the addition of support for unsigned integers.
  • Ten CSS One-Liners to Replace Native Apps – Håkon Wium Lie shares a look at some simple snippets of CSS which are gaining support, and provide features on the Web that many expect can only be achieved with native applications.

Community

  • DDD East Anglia Sessions – The Session Voting for DDD East Anglia (to be held in Cambridge on Saturday 13th September) has a couple more days to run, so this is your last opportunity to influence the sessions which will be featured on the day – get your votes in.

The Morning Brew #1657

Posted by on Wednesday 23rd July 2014 | Tagged as: .NET, Development, Morning Brew

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  • 5 years of DDD Melbourne – Aaron Powell discusses his experiences getting involved with the developer community as a speaker at community conferences in Australia.

The Morning Brew #1656

Posted by on Tuesday 22nd July 2014 | Tagged as: .NET, Development, Morning Brew

Back to the usual morning publishing slot today ;)

Software

  • New Compiler and Moving to GitHub – TypeScript – Jonathan Turner announces a new improved compiler for the TypeScipt project, along with their migration to hosting the project on GitHub
  • Visual Studio Online Update – July 21 – Brian Harry announces the deployment of the latest bunch of changes and improvements to the Visual Studio Online platform, including Active Directory integration, licensing changes, account deletion and reporting enhancements.

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The ‘Morning’ Brew #1655

Posted by on Monday 21st July 2014 | Tagged as: .NET, Development, Morning Brew

A rather late one today, and certainly not morning here in the UK. The explanation is rather unexciting – after a long charity bike ride yesterday I had a rather lazy morning, and half convinced myself it was Sunday still. Thanks for all the messages of concern…here is today (links only) edition.

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The Morning Brew #1654

Posted by on Friday 18th July 2014 | Tagged as: .NET, Development, Morning Brew

Software

  • Application Insights SDK (0.9.0) – Crystal Maly highlights the latest release of the Application Insights SDK, supporting Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Store 8.1, JavaScript and Web Applications as well as logging adapters

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The Morning Brew #1653

Posted by on Thursday 17th July 2014 | Tagged as: .NET, Development, Morning Brew

Software

  • dotPeek 1.2 Is Released – Daria Dovzhikova and the team at JetBrains announce the release of dotPeek 1.2, their free decompiler and assembly browser which mimics the user experience of ReSharper for navigation. This release includes new features around acting as a symbol server, a process explorer window and improved searching.

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