Peter returns to .NET RIA Services to look at the client side of creating an application.
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 is connecting its Live@edu online collaboration suite with Moodle, an open source learning management system.
Upgrade offers added integration and new Eclipse-based tool for advanced developers.
- By Jeffrey Schwartz
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 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.
- By John K. Waters
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.
Offshore application development has its merits, but sometimes, as one dev team found, it's just not worth it.
- By Alex Papadimoulis
Is the open source IDE for cross-platform .NET development a viable alternative to Visual Studio 2008?
- By Krystyna Rosicka-Blonska
The language behind WPF is starting to gain momentum, thanks in large part to Silverlight.
- By Michael Desmond
Validator controls make handling errors and reporting them in the UI easy, but what you may not know is how easy it is to create your own Validator.
The inventor of the first PC spreadsheet talks about his new book and challenges facing developers.
- By Michael Desmond
If you've consumed an ASP.NET ASMX Web service before, then you'll feel right at home consuming a WCF service.
In his ongoing campaign to convince ASP.NET developers that User Controls are a simple way to start implementing customizable pages, Peter shows how to improve the integration between User Controls and ASP.NET's WebPart framework.
As applications take flight beyond the desktop, the .NET Framework is trying to keep pace. The programming environment, which debuted in 2002 and today ships with Windows, SQL Server and Visual Studio, remains the consistent foundation for Microsoft's proliferating toolsets.
- By Kathleen Richards