The team behind the website FeedbackHound has taken ownership of the Unity.Mvc and Unity.WebAPI. These open source libraries allow for integration between ASP.NET MVC & Web API and Microsoft’s IoC framework, Unity.
Two years after its initial announcement and preview release, Lars Bak announced the first stable release of Dart at Devvox in Belgium today. Dart is Google’s new web programming language and platform for developing modern web applications.
ASP.NET MVC 5 introduces the same attribute based routing used by Web API 2. This optional syntax allows routes to be registered declaratively instead of by manipulating a RouteCollection.
Visual Studio 2013 Developer Preview ships with ASP.NET MVC 5 which enables developers to apply authentication filters that provides an ability to authenticate users using various third party vendors or a custom authentication provider. Eric Vogel recently demonstrated its usage with an example using source codes.
The recently released ASP.NET and Web Tools for Visual Studio 2013 includes new HTML editor for Razor and web project files, ability to build all type of ASP.NET applications from a single dialog, claims based authentication in addition to support for SignalR 2.00 Beta1 and Entity Framework 6.0.0 beta1.
Version 0.8.9 of Sails, a real-time MVC framework built atop node.js, was released on April 9th by Austin, TX-based Balderdash in an ongoing effort to bring a Rails-like development platform to modern web apps
Struts 1, the venerable Java MVC Web framework, has reached End Of Life status, the Apache foundation has announced. In a sense, the move simply formalises what has already happened, as the Struts team have focused their efforts on version 2; the last release of Struts 1 was in December 2008. The change of status does mean that no further security patches or bug fixes will be issued.
Red Gate Software based in UK has launched a new portal that enables students and developers to learn ASP.NET MVC with the help of wide range of resources.
Microsoft has released ASP.NET and Web Tools 2012.2 with enhancements for ASP.NET WEb, MVC, Windows Azure authentication including support for SignalR.
Daniel Jebaraj shares with InfoQ the idea behind the launch of Succinctly series ebook and also shared the future roadmap.
VMware's SpringSource team has released the GA version of Spring Framework 3.2, exactly one year after 3.1. The new release emphasises the Spring MVC web framework.
DotNetNuke 7 has been recently released with support for Active Directory and SharePoint Lists. Richard Dumas, Senior Director of DotNetNuke Corp speaks exclusively to InfoQ on the recent release.
Microsoft recently released Identity and Access Tool which can be installed from within Visual Studio 2012 and it provides security to ASP.NET and ASP.NET MVC applications using advanced techniques.
The ASP.NET roadmap has been updated with their post-VS 2012 plans. The next set of features will focus on OData functionality and new/updated templates for MVC. Editor support for LESS and CoffeeScript is also in the works.