NuGet – My favorite .Net OSS project of the year 2010
NuGet is my favorite .Net OSS project of the year 2010. NuGet is a free, open source, package management system for the .NET platform. NuGet is a member of the ASP.NET Open Source Gallery in the Outercurve Foundation. NuGet is very useful tool for .NET developers who are using open source libraries for their applications. NuGet enables .NET developers to easily discover, download, install and update packages into .NET projects. NuGet will handles dependency management between libraries. NuPack also makes it easy for .NET developers to create and publish packages for other .NET developers. Today, the .NET open source community is widely growing and providing huge set of useful libraries. Using NuGet, .NET developers can easily find and update these libraries into their .NET projects. The client-side NuPack tools provides full integration with Visual Studio 2010. You can get NuGet form its project site http://nuget.codeplex.com. Read the Getting Started page at Codeplex to learn how to use NuGet
My .NET Technology picks for 2011
My Technology predictions for 2011
ASP.NET MVC 3 Release Candidate 2 Released
Microsoft has shipped Release Candidate version 2 for ASP.NET MVC 3. You can download the ASP.NET MVC 3 Release Candidate 2 from here . If you have installed Visual Studio Service Pack 1 Beta, you must install ASP.NET MVC 3 RC 2. Otherwise it will break the IntelliSense feature in the Razor views of ASP.NET MVC 3 RC1.
Visual Studio 2010 Service Pack 1 Beta Released
Microsoft has been released beta version of Visual Studio 2010 Service Pack 1. The Visual Studio 2010 Service Pack 1 beta comes with a go live license.
Speaking on Razor View Engine
I will be speaking at the K-MUG (Kerala Microsoft User Group) on Razor View Engine. The event details available from here . In this session, I will give an introduction to Razor view engine and will demonstrate Razor syntax in ASP.NET MVC 3 Views and ASP.NET Web pages.