Sunday, 28 October 2012

Bing.com analyzes .NET 4.5

http://blogs.technet.com/b/windowsserver/archive/2012/06/07/bing-com-runs-on-windows-server-2012.aspx

The link above will take you to a blog post from Windows Server team. BIng.com recently migrated to Windows Server 2012 and .NET Framework 4.5. I like the way they use performance counters to monitor their application. The Event Tracing for Windows mechanism also looks promising.

The runtime improvements in .NET 4.5 can be found here: link

Sunday, 14 October 2012

Finally .NET boots out Windows XP

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.NET 4.0 required XP with SP3 and now .NET 4.5 doesn’t support it at all.
So it’s build once and run only on last two released operating systems - Vista and Win 7 :-)

ASP.NET MVC Certification

So finally we have a certification on ASP.NET MVC. Microsoft recently released this exam 70-486: http://www.microsoft.com/learning/en/us/exam.aspx?id=70-486

I plan to clear it by December 2012 and now there is second shot offer too from Prometric. Here is what I am watching to refresh things a little bit - http://www.asp.net/mvc/pluralsight

Second shot link - http://www.microsoft.com/learning/en/us/offers/secondshot.aspx

C# Reactive Extensions - Buffer and Window

I was going through Buffer and Window in RX, thought a few examples would help clear the differences. First create a buffer of even numbe...