Links to Scott's “Best of 2010” Posts

Below is a quick listing of some of Scott's favorite posts organized by topic area:

VS 2010 and .NET 4

Below is a series of posts Scott wrote (some in late 2009) about the VS 2010 and .NET 4 (including ASP.NET 4 and WPF 4) release they shipped in April:

Visual Studio

Below are some additional Visual Studio posts that Scott has done (not in the first series above) that he thought were nice:


They shipped Silverlight 4 in April, and announced Silverlight 5 the beginning of December:

Silverlight for Windows Phone 7

We shipped Windows Phone 7 this fall and shipped free Visual Studio development tools with great Silverlight and XNA support in September:


They shipped ASP.NET MVC 2 in March, and started previewing ASP.NET MVC 3 this summer.  ASP.NET MVC 3 will RTM in less than 2 weeks from today:

IIS and Web Server Stack

The IIS and Web Stack teams have made a bunch of great improvements to the core web server this year:

EF Code First

EF Code First is a really nice new data option that enables a very clean code-oriented data workflow:

jQuery and AJAX Contributions

Scott's team began making some significant source code contributions to the jQuery project this year:

Patches and Hot Fixes

Some useful fixes you can download prior to VS 2010 SP1:

Videos of My Talks

Some recordings of technical talks Scott has done this year: