Web Development


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.

Google Reveals Wave at I/O Dev Conference

Google this week took developers off guard by revealing Google Wave, a real-time shared communications stream that can include text, photos, videos and maps to which all participants have access.

Following Dispute, Palm Says It Will Support Dev Camp

Palm has said it will support a grassroots effort to assemble independent developers looking to build their own apps for the Pre, the device manufacturer's next-generation smartphone built on a new Web-based platform called webOS.

Ozzie Lays Out Microsoft's Vision at J.P. Morgan Event

Microsoft's chief software architect, Ray Ozzie, fielded questions from financial analysts at the J.P. Morgan Technology, Media and Telecom Conference on Wednesday.

Microsoft Issues Security Alert on IIS Web Server

Responding to public reports of a wild bug, late Monday Microsoft issued a security advisory to address a potential vulnerability in its Internet Information Services (IIS) Web server software.

Microsoft Issues Security Alert on IIS Web Server

Responding to public reports of a wild bug, late Monday Microsoft issued a security advisory to address a potential vulnerability in its Internet Information Services (IIS) Web server software.

Will Palm Get Its 'Mojo' Back with webOS and Pre?

As smartphone developers await the release of devices based on Microsoft's Windows Mobile 6.5, tinker with the recently released Google Android SDK, and pine over the one billionth iPhone app downloaded, a grassroots movement by some influential developers is pushing the adoption of an alternative mobile platform.

Visual Studio's T4 Code Generation

Learn how to create and debug templates using Microsoft's T4 templating language.

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