Web Development


.NET Rx Framework: A Watershed Advance in Asynch Programming

This summer Microsoft quietly released the first key components of its .NET Reactive (Rx) Framework, which allows developers to write Language Integrated Query (LINQ) expressions against events.

Google Finds Way To Bypass Internet Explorer Engine

Google introduced a coding plug-in for Web site developers that instructs Microsoft Internet Explorer browsers to use Google Chrome technologies.

Startup Aims to Bring Flash Back to the Web

FluidHtml is a new markup language that lets Web developers generate Flash on Web sites without running the browser plug-in.

Adobe Acquisition of Omniture Adds Flash to Web Analytics

In a move that raised some eyebrows, Adobe Systems said it will acquire Omniture Inc., a leading supplier of Web analytics technology, for $1.8 billion.

Supporting Multiple Languages and Cultures

ASP.NET can simplify the difficult task of internationalizing your Web pages. Peter Vogel shows you how.

PHP Cache Accelerator for Windows Unveiled

Microsoft on Tuesday announced a test version of an extension that's designed to help speed up PHP-based Web applications running on Windows platforms.

Letters

A reader responds to our August interview with Scott Guthrie, corporate VP of Microsoft's .NET Developer Platform group, about Silverlight 3.

Applying Model-View-View Model in Silverlight

Careful planning can help improve the manageability and quality of your next-generation Silverlight applications.

Microsoft Bridges PHP to ADO.NET Data Services

In its latest bid to show its support for PHP, Microsoft late last week released a toolkit that will bridge the popular scripting language to .NET-based data-driven applications.

Oracle Data Provider for .NET Coming Soon?

Now that Microsoft is discontinuing its Oracle data providers, Oracle is readying an improved release of its own ODP.NET.

IE 8 Gets High Marks for Security in Reports

Microsoft is putting out the word that users of Internet Explorer 6 should upgrade to IE 8, primarily for security and standards-compliance reasons.

Databinding the GridView Without Using a Table

If you want to let your users edit repeated rows of data, you can use the GridView -- even if your data isn't in a table. You need to do pick the right design for your data but you can enable all of the functionality of the GridView for data held in memory.

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.

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