Web Development


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?

Time for XAML?

The language behind WPF is starting to gain momentum, thanks in large part to Silverlight.

Validators: The Easy Way To Build Business Rules into Your UI

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.

Q&A: Software Pioneer Dan Bricklin

The inventor of the first PC spreadsheet talks about his new book and challenges facing developers.

Consuming WCF Services in Silverlight 3

If you've consumed an ASP.NET ASMX Web service before, then you'll feel right at home consuming a WCF service.

Integrating User Controls with WebParts

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.

.NET 4 Revealed

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.

Adobe Revamps Flash Platform

Adobe Systems today is providing developers with the first public look at its next-generation tooling for creating rich Internet applications (RIAs) with the release of two key betas and updates to its framework.

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