Caught in a .NET
Does The World Still Need Visual Basic?
“What do you think? Is Microsoft simply reluctant to shoot the dying horse it rode in on or is Visual Basic still a trusted companion with life left in her?”
TFS 2010 will NOT support SQL 2012
That’s a pretty bold move.
ASP.NET Web API Tracing and IDependencyScope Dispose Issue
This post demonstrates a sticky issue that can occur where a request’s dependency scope can be disposed before a tracewriter that depends on it does.
DEF LEPPARD Singer Slams Former Record Label Over Digital Rights To Back Catalog
Def Leppard has been re-recording many of their hits solely because their back catalog’s digital rights are up in the air. Glad to see that they figured out a way to stick it to the bloodsuckers.
The inside story of how David Bowie made The Next Day
This is a great article about how Bowie managed to write and record his new album in almost complete secrecy. Also – it turns out he recorded a whopping 29 songs, with only 17 going on the deluxe version of the album.
Dungeons and Dragons Animated Series Fan Art
D&D was one of my favorite cartoons when I was a kid. I rewatched it a couple of years ago and I still found it enjoyable. (unlike some of the other cartoons I tried to rewatch)
Game over, man!
Oculus Rift Eyes-On: Mind-Blowing Future of VR Gaming at CESs 2013
It looks like things are coming along well. I can’t wait until this is on the market.
Matt Chat 179: Dave Marsh on FMV, MMOs, Platforms, and Getting a Job
Matt wraps up his multipart interview series with Dave Marsh of Shadowgate fame.
What’s coming in Nextgen Reader for Windows Phone 8
Nextgen reader is a really nice Google Reader app for Windows phone. I’ve been using the version that was built for WP7 for awhile now and I think it’s fantastic. It looks like the next update is going to make it even better.