- Anthony Green announces the release of Roslyn 1.0 Release Candidate 2 which includes a Go-Live license that you can use in real projects.
- Ruben Rios shares a look at a new feature, Visual Studio’s Network Tool which can be found in the Performance and Diagnostics hub.
- Jeff Levinson shows you how to gain understanding and insights into your projects in Visual Studio Online with Power BI.
- Tomas Petricek announces the release of FsLab. FsLab is a cross-platform .NET and Mono package for doing data science. It has the ability to read data in a variety of formats, santising, and aligning data and building visualizations.
- The SQL Server Team announces plans for SQL Server 2016 Public Preview release this summer and are sharing some details of what we can expect from it.
- Jonathan Allen highlights the release of Mono 4.0 which includes C# 6, but it also removes support for .NET 2.0, 3.5, and 4.0 as it adopts the use of the Microsoft Open Sourced code for some of its components.
- Eric Lippert continues his series, Wizards and Warriors, with Part 3 which looks at how to implement your methods. Be sure to also check out Part 4 which explores the use of dynamic to implement double dispatch.
- James Michael Hare shares two more little puzzlers, this time a problem about representing numbers as Roman Numerals and another looking at the new indexer initializer syntax in C# 6.
- MSDN Magazine released its May 2015 edition which covers aspects of Visual Studio 2015, Windows 10, and the various frameworks announced/released at Build 2015.
- Scott Hanselman takes a look at installing Windows 10 for IoT which was released last week at Build and all on top of a Raspberry Pi 2 device!
- Jon Skeet shares a catalog of the various questions and problems people encounter when trying to parse date/time values.
- K. Scott Allen returns to Iterators in ECMAScript 2015 looking at the power of the Yield Keyword.
- Matt Ellis shares a look at the support for C# 6 features in ReSharper 9.1.
- John Kemnetz shares the steps required to get Fiddler to intercept the network traffic of the Android Emulator for Visual Studio, allowing you to monitor it better.
- Henrik Warne discusses the thought that Great Programmers write Debuggable Code. Be sure to also read the comments on this one, as the discussion was interesting.
- Jake Ginnivan is looking for someone to take over the VSTOContrib package, which makes building Office Addins more pleasurable by letting you use practices such as MVVM and DI/IoC.
I hope you enjoyed this week’s links. Which ones caught your attention?
Please PM me if you have anything of interest for the next issue, and happy reading! - cpradio