ASP.NET Community Spotlight
Using TransactionScope across Databases using ADO.NET Entity Framework and ASP.NET MVC
Mahesh Sabnis explains how to perform database operations against multiple sources under the same transaction using TransactionScope.
Developing ASP.NET 5 Web Apps with Visual Studio Code
Nice walkthrough by Lohith G N showing how to create an ASP.NET 5 application using Yeoman, edit it with Visual Studio Code, and then integrate Telerik UI for ASP.NET MVC widgets.
Creating an ASP.NET Web API using the Entity Framework Code First approach and the Repository pattern
Dhananjay Kumar shows how to create an ASP.NET Web API application using the Repository pattern and Entity Framework code first approach.
ASP .NET 5 & Unit Testing
Shahed Chowdhuri shares a presentation and sample project explaining Unit Testing in ASP.NET 5 applications.
Using Raphael.js Charts in ASP.NET MVC
Great article from Mahesh Sabnis with lots of sample code showing how to draw charts in an ASP.NET MVC application using Raphael.js.
Upgrading ASP.NET 5 Projects between Beta Versions
Rick Strahl provides a really useful list of steps he's been following as he updates his ASP.NET 5 applications between Beta versions
12 tips to increase the performance of your ASP.NET application drastically – Part 1
Brij Bhushan Mishra begins a series on performance tips for ASP.NET applications with a great list, including kernel mode caching, pipeline mode, unused modules, and more.
Virto Commerce 2.4 Released!
Alexander Siniouguine announces Virto Commerce open source e-commerce version 2.4 is released and describes some of the new features, including automatic Swagger / REST API online documentation.
How to Run DNX Applications in a Windows Service
Dave Marini explains how to run a DNX application in a Windows Service, allowing you to do things like hosting ASP.NET 5 applications from a console application without requiring IIS.
IdentityServer3 2.0.0 released
Brock Allen announces the 2.0 release of IdentityServer3. It's a short post, but links to release notes and previous posts explaining changes.