The polls have closed and we now have a new name for our project, NuGet
(pronounced “New Get” and not “Nugget” and not “Noojay” for you
hoity-toity) which had the most votes by a large
Just a quick follow-up to my last
about naming NuPack. Looks like the community is not content to sit back
and let the project be labelled with a lame name. I’ve seen a couple of
community inspired names created as new issues in the CodePlex issue
A couple days ago I wrote a blog post entitled, Running Open Source In
which outlined some thoughts I had about how managing core contributors
to an open source project changes when you move from a centralized
version control repository to distributed version control.
(recently renamed from
is a free open source developer focused package manager intent on
simplifying the process of incorporating third party libraries into a
.NET application during development.
By now, you’re probably aware of a serious ASP.NET
going around. The ASP.NET team has been working around the clock to
address this. Quite literally as last weekend, I came in twice over the
weekend (to work on something unrelated) to find people working to
address the exploit.
Our eye in the sky reports two angry evil (but devishly good looking)
cyborg units, XSP 2000 and TRS-80, are fast approaching Black Rock City.
They are considered very armed and dangerous. In fact, they are mostly
armed and not much else.
In my last blog
I covered some challenges with versioning methods that differ only by
optional parameters. If you haven’t read it, go read it. If I do say so
myself, it’s kind of interesting. ;) In this post, I want to cover
another very subtle versioning issue with using optional parameters.
One nice new feature introduced in C# 4 is support for named and
While these two features are often discussed together, they really are
UPDATE: A reader named Matthias pointed out there is a flaw in my code.
Thanks Matthias! I’ve corrected it in my GitHub
The code would break if your attribute had an array property or
I wanted to confirm something about how to upload a file or set of files with ASP.NET MVC and the first search result for the phrase “uploading a file with asp.net mvc” is Scott Hanselman’s blog post on the topic.