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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.

Generic Covariance and Contravariance in C# 4.0

Covariance and contravariance are precise terms that describe which conversions are safe on parameters and return types. Learn practical definitions for those terms, what new constructs will be supported in C# 4.0 and how to live with the current limitations until Visual Studio 2010 is adopted by your organization.

Visual Studio's T4 Code Generation

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

Tech-Ed 2009 Preview: Headwinds

Despite tough times, developers, ISVs and Microsoft are keeping plenty busy.

Silverlight 3 Enables Data-Driven App Dev

The new DataForm control and enhanced support for data-driven applications make it possible for developers to deliver line-of-business applications to any user with a Silverlight-enabled Web browser.

Start-Up Eucalyptus Debuts with Hybrid Cloud Services

A research project born at the University of California, Santa Barbara this week jumped into the field of start-ups looking to offer cloud-based computing with an offering that bridges datacenters with public cloud services.

JavaScript for the ASP.NET Developer

Peter has been experiencing culture shock as he adapts to working with JavaScript, starting with the discovery that JavaScript isn't an object-oriented language.

Reporter's Notebook: Cloud Security a Key Focus at RSA

Concerns about the security implications of evolving cloud computing technologies dominated last week's annual RSA Conference.

Terracotta Bolsters Java In-Memory Caching Platform

Terracotta Inc. last week released a higher throughput version of its open source in-memory database caching platform.

Numerous New Dev Tools at Web 2.0 Expo

The annual Web 2.0 Expo is considered a prominent showcase and launching ground for noteworthy next-generation applications, and last week's gathering in San Francisco was no exception.

Google's New App Engine Adds Java Support

In a significant boost to its year-old App Engine Web-hosting platform, Google this week said it is adding Java support. The new version, dubbed App Engine for Java, will allow developers to build Web apps using standard Java technologies.

On UI: Forget About the 'Experts'

Peter returns to the topic of user interfaces to explain why you shouldn't waste any time helping your "expert" users -- and what you should be doing instead.

Zend Releasing Enterprise-Grade PHP Server

Zend Technologies will release its commercial-grade server for PHP applications on Tuesday.

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