In part 2 of his series on Web performance testing and load testing in Visual Studio 2010 Ultimate, Ben Day explains how to set up a load test rig to determine how well your application performs with multiple users.
- By Benjamin Day
Creating your own module for managing menus is not only ridiculously easy, but opens the door for adding any other enhancements that you can think of.
ASP.NET 4 adds a wealth of features for client-side developers, including new ways of instantiating controls, a new infrastructure for managing libraries and some minor but much-needed tweaks. And there's more.
Microsoft on Wednesday announced the third "platform preview" release of its Internet Explorer 9 browser prototype.
Performance testing and debugging is a major focus of Visual Studio 2010 Ultimate.
- By Benjamin Day
A reader sets up a Web service for tracing, but can't find the trace logs, despite the lack of any error message.
- By Kathleen Dollard
Peter Vogel closes out his eight-part series on creating an AJAX-enabled ASP.NET application.
Microsoft updates its Web and application design suite with streamlined features and support for Visual Studio 2010 projects.
- By Michael Desmond
The language and library improvements outlined in Sumit Kumar's April 2010 article, "The Evolution of C++ in Visual Studio 2010," didn't alleviate a few readers' perceptions that C# and Visual Basic will win out at the expense of Visual C++/CLI.
- By Readers of Visual Studio Magazine
Peter uses the new dataView and dataContext objects from the AJAX Toolkit to create a data-driven page without server-side code.
DotNetNuke got 5.4 out a week after ASP.NET 4 was released to the Web, but some developers ran into significant issues when they tested the technology.
- By Kathleen Richards
If you want to integrate server-side Web service processing with AJAX objects in your browser, you should be considering WCF Data Services -- especially if you're working with the Entity Framework. Here's a quick introduction to the technology.
Microsoft released the second platform preview of Internet Explorer 9 for review by testers.
The next version of the Hypertext Markup Language, HTML 5, will bring true semantic capabilities to Web documents, augmenting their human-readable content with machine-readable data and metadata. Because of this, HTML 5 will affect the day-to-day work of Web developers everywhere.
- By Andrew J. Brust
Microsoft voiced support for the H.264 video codec in future versions of Internet Explorer, while affirming Adobe Flash.