This Week in .NET - 18 May, 2015

Hello and welcome to This Week in .NET — a lovingly curated collection of links relating to what’s new and exciting in the world of .NET. The complete list is tagged dotnetweekly. (Don’t forget to check out our weekly JavaScript roundup too!)


  • Danie Wertheim shares a new testing library, Requester, for testing JSON based Web APIs from C#.
  • Ahmed Waheed highlights Project Astoria which is a Windows Platform Bridge toolkit that allows building Windows phone applications using Android based code.
  • Telerik announces the open sourcing of the JustDecompile engine which is hosted on GitHub under an Apache 2.0 license.
  • Josh Varty announces Alive, an exciting extension for Visual Studio that blurs the lines between design time and debug time in your C# code.
  • The .NET Team shares the details of their patch contributions to the regular patch Tuesday releases, including a patch for a critical vulnerability in the .NET framework.
  • Craig Dunn gives an overview of the latest batch of improvements to the Xamarin Studio IDE 5.9.


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

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