Taking a renewed look at Groovy, the under-hyped yet ubiquitous JVM based language, and how it makes database scripting easy.
Walking through the process of installing the new cross-platform .NET, creating a sample application, and deploying it with all dependencies included.
Breaking down the new generation of development tools under the Visual Studio brand, including support for OS X and Linux.
The open source and cross-platform changes coming to the ASP.NET framework, as explained to an audience of Java developers new to .NET.
An overview of the open source and cross-platform changes coming to the .NET world, from the perspective of Java developers new to this platform.