When it's time to create a document, PDF is often the format that your users prefer. Aspose.Pdf provides the coding support that lets you build PDF documents on the fly.
The latest versions of CodeRush and ReSharper take advantage of the new features in Visual Studio 2010.
If you're willing to make the mental shift to storing objects instead of data, db4Objects may be the right solution for a distributable local database.
VistaDB is a database engine written entirely in .NET managed code. It's a great solution for distributed applications that need to store data locally.
Is it worth upgrading to the latest version of Visual Studio 2010, even if you're not going to move to .NET Framework 4? And if you are upgrading, what will you get?
Telerik RadControls for ASP.NET AJAX suite shows a thoughtful approach that builds on ASP.NET AJAX to create a set of controls that play well in ASP.NET.
Move beyond buttons and text boxes to create visual interfaces based on interactive graphics with Nevron's Diagram for .NET
Not every valuable tool has to cost you money. Here are three free tools that you should add to your copy of Visual Studio.
OnTime is a tremendously capable project management system that's good-but not perfect-when supporting Visual Studio developers.
A bundle containing DataGrid, Chart and Maps Web Parts that work with a variety of data sources.
dynaTrace provides continuous monitoring of your application -- from the client to the database -- without requiring you to insert any instrumentation code.
CodeSmith Studio supports the creation of code-generation projects for a wide variety of outputs-though it has limited integration with Visual Studio.
Gurock SmartInspect not only allows you to log anything you want, it includes a powerful tool for analyzing the results.
Discover what your application is really doing-method by method, line by line-with Red Gate ANTS Performance Profiler.
REVIEW: DevExpress CodeRush 9.2 is a powerful productivity booster for .NET developers that includes the Refactor! Pro tools from Developer Express.
JetBrains' ReSharper 4.5 is a comprehensive Visual Studio add-in that boasts enhanced IntelliSense-powerful refactoring and code-analysis tools in addition to welcome fixes for many of Visual Studio's biggest annoyances.
New code obfuscation tool secures and manages your applications.
Is the open source IDE for cross-platform .NET development a viable alternative to Visual Studio 2008?
- By Krystyna Rosicka-Blonska
Visual Studio Magazine gives a rundown of AVIcode's Intercept uX, Mykonos' 1.0 AJAX security framework, and Borland's TeamDefine.
- By Michael Desmond
Eliminate "data model archeology" by analyzing your enterprise's systems to find out where data is actually being used.