As a reminder, don’t forget about our June post competition and our recently launched #UpgradeMyLibrary!
#It’s competition time! Post in June and win big!
All you have to do is post the most valuable new topic or response in the Month of June. Seriously. That easy.
And now back to our normal scheduled broadcasting.
- Mads Kristensen shares two new Visual Studio Extensions born out of the Web Essentials project and is looking for people to test them against Visual Studio 2014. The new extensions provide compiling LESS/Sass and CoffeeScript along with bundling and minification components.
- The NuGet Team announce the release of an updated Release Candidate (3.0 RC 2) which refines a few of the features included in the original Visual Studio 2015 release.
- Josh Rennert announces the release of WinJS 4.0 which adds support for Windows 10 as well as the latest version of all browsers.
- Mike Hadlow takes a look at working with streams in C#. Looking at how you work with them and how you can wrap them to add useful capabilities.
- Scott Hanselman discusses HTTP Strict Transport Security, detailing how to implement it on IIS 7 and its uses.
- Nathan Gloyn continues his discussion of agile, looking at the advantages that a true good agile environment brings to the development process.
- Jonathan Turner shares a look at working with TypeScript on the Mac using Sublime, discussing package needs and working in the editor with debugging support.
- James Michael Hare sets another of his ‘Little Puzzlers’ lose with Fun with Random Number Generators.
- Eric Lippert shares more thoughts on interviewing candidates and the structure of technical interviews.
- Ugo Lattanzi takes a look at using Redis from .NET Code using the StackExchange.Redis library.
- Jovan Popovic takes a look at the native JSON support in SQL Server 2016 CTP2 release.
- Jason Roberts has released his ‘Keeping Software Soft’ eBook as a free title.
- Matt Ellis discusses new templating capabilities in ReSharper 9.1 which allow you to declare live templates in your project source.
- Eric Lippert has an article featured in the O’Reilly Radar discussing the benefits that static analysis can bring to your codebase.
- Jennifer Marsman highlights a number of ‘Big Data’ related to Microsoft Virtual Academy online training courses (and they’re free!).
- Dev Tools Guy takes a look at the recent developments in the WPF space and discusses the concept behind WPF Local.
- The Pingdom blog discusses HTTP/2 and how it will improve the performance of websites and their applications.
- Ricardo Peres shares another installment of his series of posts, “Lesser known areas of NHibernate”, this time looking at the statistics that NHibernate exposes about queries, connections, and caching it performs.
- Colin Angus Mackay discusses the subtle difference between to very similar operators, the & and &&.
- Natali Vlatko attempts to dissect the differences between the job titles, coder, developer, programmer, and software engineer.
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