The year has just started and there are already new things you can investigate. Today I’m presenting some articles from January which I think are worth reading. This month they are mostly focused on ASP.NET Identity, an authentication framework, which helps to build secure applications more easily.
- Announcing the Release of ASP.NET MVC 5.1, ASP.NET Web API 2.1 and ASP.NET Web Pages 3.1
- ASP.NET – A last look back at 2013, looking ahead of 2014 – 2013 was a year with a lot of releases in the ASP.NET area. Jon Galloway takes you on a trip showing the highlights of 2013 regarding ASP.NET.
- ASP.NET Identity and Windows Azure Table Storage – Stuart Leeks shows how you can easily connect the ASP.NET Identity framework to Windows Azure Table Storage.
- Using MyCouch to store ASP.NET identity data in CouchDB or in the cloud using Cloudant – An introduction to the ASP.NET Identity provider for CouchDB and Cloudant created by Daniel Wertheim. For more information have a look in the GitHub section at the end of this article.
- Getting Started with the Windows Azure WebJobs SDK – With the release of the Azure WebJobs SDK Microsoft provides a framework that simplifies the task of adding background processing to Windows Azure Web Sites. This tutorial helps to get started with it.
Team Foundation Server
- New TFS book soon available: Team Foundation Server 2013 Customization – An overview about Gordon Beeming’s soon to release book about TFS customization.
- Updated Visual Studio 2013 RTM ALM Virtual Machine + Hands-on-Labs & Demo Scripts – Overview about the updated Application Lifecycle Management VM created by Brian Keller.
- More control for app developers in the Windows Store – Introduction to the changes of the Windows Store like setting app’s release date and time.
- Webinar: Getting Started with MongoDB – MongoDB, Inc. started a new webinar series about building an application with MongoDB. You should also have a look at the other webinars on this site.
- 10 Tips to Improve MongoDB Security – Ever wondered how you can secure your MongoDB? Dharshan Rangegowda gives ten tips how you can improve your MongoDB security.
- Transitioning from Relational Databases to MongoDB – Data Models – It can be hard to get started with NoSQL if you have a strong background in the relational world. You have to forget a lot you have learned over the years. This blog post helps to understand where are differences and where are similarities between document-oriented and relational databases.
- Couchbase training webinars – A collection of webinars focusing on Couchbase.
- GitHub Guides – GitHub has published some guides for fundamental things you should know when working with GitHub
- MongoDB.AspNet.Identity – A MongoDB implementation for ASP.NET Identity.
- AspNet.Identity.RavenDB – One of the most common know implementations for connecting ASP.NET Identity to a system other than SQL Server with Entity Framework.
- AspNet.Identity.MySQL – Using ASP.NET Identity in conjunction with MySQL.
- Redis.AspNet.Identity – An ASP.NET Identity provider that uses Redis for storing data.
- mycouch.aspnet.identity – The ASP.NET Identity provider for CouchDB and Cloudant initially created by Daniel Wertheim.
– Jan (@Horizon_Net)