Not all business operations finish in seconds. Using Windows Communication Foundation you can still create -- as a single project -- an application that supports business services that take hours (or days or weeks or months) to complete.
Patrick Steele responds to questions about Lambda properties, interface-based code, and unsubscribing from events, among others.
- By Patrick Steele
Before you dismiss HTML5 as not ready for prime time or too lightweight for real developers, consider these five reasons that you should get excited about it.
- By Robby Ingebretsen
Windows Communication Foundation has steadily evolved to better support SOA and Web services. Here's how to get the most out of your WCF-based services architecture.
The emerging HTML 5 specification provides for structured documents that can support rich hierarchies and enable deep interoperability.
- By Mark Michaelis
ComponentOne delivers a solid set of business-related controls with all the functionality developers need, but the reporting tools make this suite unique.
Peter Vogel wraps up his review of the jQuery extensions by waxing philosophical about what those extensions mean to the kind of tools that developers should expect.
Peter Vogel implements deletes for rows in a template by adding event handlers to the template. He also looks at a feature of the tmpl plugin that he wasn't able to shoehorn into his sample project. (Part 3 of 4)
Peter extends his AJAX page with jQuery's new data linking technology. This supports letting the user make changes on the client that are passed back to a Web service that updates the database on the server.
Building on the new jQuery extensions for displaying multiple rows, Peter builds a page that retrieves data from a Web Service based on the user's input -- and filters the data in the client as well.
Well-integrated environment from SapphireSteel lets .NET developers create Flex applications for the Flash platform.
Microsoft this week released a free version of its Internet Information Server (IIS) Web server, called IIS Express 7.5.
- By Michael Desmond
Microsoft's latest announcements make it clear that, when it comes to delivering applications over the Web, the choices for the .NET developer are ASP.NET and ASP.NET MVC.
Cloud computing solutions vary considerably, yet claim superior privacy, security and scalability over on-premises deployments that also require the expense of an IT department to manage them.
- By Mark Michaelis
Silverlight 5 offers improvements targeted at premium media experiences and enterprise apps, according to Microsoft. The public beta is slated for the first half of 2011.
- By Kathleen Richards