Web Development


From Unstructured to Structured Data with HTML 5

The emerging HTML 5 specification provides for structured documents that can support rich hierarchies and enable deep interoperability.

ComponentOne Studio for ASP.NET AJAX

ComponentOne delivers a solid set of business-related controls with all the functionality developers need, but the reporting tools make this suite unique.

Drawing Conclusions from the jQuery Extensions

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.

Implementing Deletes with Template Event Handlers

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)

Supporting Updates with jQuery Data Linking

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.

Displaying and Filtering Data with jQuery Templates

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.

Amethyst and WebOrb Integrate Flash Development with Visual Studio

Well-integrated environment from SapphireSteel lets .NET developers create Flex applications for the Flash platform.

Microsoft Releases Free 'Express' Version of IIS

Microsoft this week released a free version of its Internet Information Server (IIS) Web server, called IIS Express 7.5.

.NET Survival Guide: Web and RIA Development

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.

.NET Survival Guide: Cloud and Software as a Service

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.

Microsoft Unveils Silverlight 5 Beta Features

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.

The HTML5 Factor

During the 2010 Microsoft Professional Developers Conference (PDC) in late October, the keynote address demonstrated Internet Explorer 9 and its superb support for HTML5.

Silverlight Futures

With HTML5 promising native support for video and animation, what can developers expect from Silverlight in the months to come?

Working With a Client-Side AJAX Control

If you're going to work with AJAX you should be, at least, considering using "pure" client-side code to create your UI. Peter looks at a popular (and free) JavaScript grid.

Protect What's Yours

Is Microsoft helping HTML5 and the Linux, Apache, MySQL and PHP (LAMP) stack harm its own products and market position? Historically, Microsoft has struck a delicate balance in melding homegrown and external technologies into a cohesive stack and a winning strategy.

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