ALM


First Look: Lunascape Multiengine Web Browser

Web developers have traditionally kept multiple browsers on their computers to facilitate testing, but a fairly new Japanese-made experimental browser called Lunascape rolls the three most important engines into one.

Web PI Gains XP, Windows 2003 Support

Facing criticism that the beta of its Web Platform Installer didn't support Windows XP and Windows Server 2003, Microsoft addressed that complaint with the release candidate made available yesterday.

ISO - IEC Publishes Office Open XML Standard

ISO/IEC on Tuesday published the Office Open XML (OOXML) file format standard, formally known as ISO/IEC 29500:2008.

Agile Solution Provider Rolls Out Java SDK

Agile project management tools provider VersionOne has updated its V1: Agile Enterprise product to include a Java software development kit (Java SDK).

Microsoft Announces Visual Studio 2010

Details are being released in bits and pieces, instead of Microsoft's usual all-or-nothing approach.

PDC: HP Startup Tests Windows Azure Cloud Platform

A startup company called MagCloud.com is currently using Windows Azure, the new Microsoft "cloud operating system" supporting software as a service applications and storage.

PDC: Visual Studio 2010 CTP Adds Parallel Computing Tools

Microsoft released a Community Technology Preview (CTP) of Visual Studio 2010 and .NET 4.0 at its Professional Developers Conference (PDC) on Monday, and developers may be pleased with the new parallel computing capabilities now available in the CTP.

Skytap To Demo Cloud Lab at Microsoft's PDC Event

A new cloud-based lab service for developers will be demonstrated by Seattle-based Skytap Inc. at Microsoft's Professional Developers Conference (PDC) in Los Angeles next week.

Microsoft Unleashes Tool For Web Developers

Web App Installer centralized management of ASP.NET and PHP-based open source Web apps.

PDC: What You're Missing

Some key products won't get attention at the Professional Developers Conference. Here's a guide to what will remain under wraps at Microsoft's biggest developer showcase in years.

NSA Posts Secrets to Writing Secure Code

The National Security Agency has released a case study showing how to cost-effectively develop code with zero defects. If adopted widely, the practices advocated in the case study could help make commercial software programs more reliable and less vulnerable to attack.

Intersoft Updates WebUI Studio.NET Components

Component maker Intersoft Solutions releases WebUI Studio.NET 2008 R2, an ASP.NET- and Silverlight-based Web development suite

Microsoft Offers SDL Tools to the Masses

Microsoft's Secure Development Lifecycle initiative introduces a set of dev requirements aimed at reducing security defects in software.

Silverlight 2 Release Candidate Available

Developers can get prepared for the next version of Microsoft's rich Internet application platform by grabbing Silverlight 2 Release Candidate 0 developer runtime edition, which became publicly available on Thursday of last week.

Microsoft To Expand Security Lifecycle Expertise

Microsoft is crossing the aisles to see the security process through from start to finish -- not just internally, but for outside software developers too.

Ranorex Studio Automates Testing Tasks

Austria-based testing-tools vendor Ranorex GmbH has released an automated application-testing solution targeting Windows, .NET and Web development.

The Upside of ALM

Why software development as a repeatable business process may work for you.

Managed-Code Mysteries

Understanding and applying the principles of memory management is key to building high-performing managed applications.

Ranorex Studio Automates Testing Tasks

Testing tools vendor Ranorex releases automated application-testing solution for Windows, .NET and Web development.

IIS Tool Filters SQL-Injection Attacks

Microsoft’s UrlScan 3.0 is an improved security filter for Internet Information Services Web server designed to prevent SQL-injection attacks.

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