Web Development


New Stats Find Dynamic Languages on the Rise by Open Source Developers

Survey shows increased use over past year of JavaScript and PHP and a decline in static languages such as C, C++ and Java.

Extend Sorting in the GridView

Sorting in the GridView is simple to implement, as long as you want simple sorting. For more complex sorts you have to take control of the Sorting event.

Survey: Cloud Dev Efforts on the Rise

The move to the Internet cloud will pick up steam in the next year for developers, according to a new survey from Santa Cruz, Calif.-based Evans Data Corp.

Make Silverlight 3 Application Code More Compatible with Blend

Use the DesignProperties class to prevent code errors in the Blend designer.

2009 Readers Choice Awards

VSM readers honor the best commercial development tools.

XAML Offers Promise

Readers chime in on XAML.

Technology To Think About: .NET RIA Services on the Client

Peter returns to .NET RIA Services to look at the client side of creating an application.

Technology To Think About: .NET RIA Services on the Server

The ASP.NET-related portions of .NET RIA Services aren't ready for primetime yet, but now's a good time to start kicking the tires.

Microsoft Integrates Live@edu With Moodle, Launches Education Labs

Microsoft is connecting its Live@edu online collaboration suite with Moodle, an open source learning management system.

Adobe Releases First Beta of ColdFusion 9

Upgrade offers added integration and new Eclipse-based tool for advanced developers.

Sorting in the ObjectDataSource

Your users may want to get their data in a specific order -- and not get it all at once. You can control both with the ObjectDataSource (and a little code).

Microsoft Launches Silverlight 3

Microsoft took the wraps off version 3 of its Silverlight framework for developing rich interactive applications (RIAs)and its Expression Studio Web and graphics design suite.

Integrating Master Pages and Content Pages

Not content with providing a solution for displaying information from the Content page on its MasterPage, Peter returns to the topic to solve the problem from another direction.

The Cost of Static

Offshore application development has its merits, but sometimes, as one dev team found, it's just not worth it.

Test-Driving MonoDevelop 2.0

Is the open source IDE for cross-platform .NET development a viable alternative to Visual Studio 2008?

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