Web Development


How-To Q&A: I have set up my Web service for tracing, but I can’t find my trace logs.

A reader sets up a Web service for tracing, but can't find the trace logs, despite the lack of any error message.

Is There a Future in Server-Side Code?

Peter Vogel closes out his eight-part series on creating an AJAX-enabled ASP.NET application.

Microsoft Launches Expression Studio 4

Microsoft updates its Web and application design suite with streamlined features and support for Visual Studio 2010 projects.

Readers Respond: Of C++ and HTML 5

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.

Accessing Server-Side Data from Client-Side Code in .NET 4

Peter uses the new dataView and dataContext objects from the AJAX Toolkit to create a data-driven page without server-side code.

Creating a WCF Data Service

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.

DotNetNuke Do-Over: CMS Update Fixes Bugs in Version 5.4

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.

Microsoft Releases IE 9 Preview 2

Microsoft released the second platform preview of Internet Explorer 9 for review by testers.

The HTML 5 Standard: Innovation or Oxymoron?

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.

Microsoft Embraces H.264 Video for IE 9

Microsoft voiced support for the H.264 video codec in future versions of Internet Explorer, while affirming Adobe Flash.

AJAX Data Strategies in .NET 4

Peter Vogel returns to creating an AJAX-enabled ASP.NET application using the latest tools out of the AJAX library and .NET 4. However, it turns out that you can't there from here... at least, not right away.

Developers Rank Microsoft .NET Ahead of Google and Other Frameworks

Evans Data conducted a global survey of 425 developers earlier this month to find out their overall satisfaction with software frameworks and Web platforms.

Telerik Expands Portfolio with Team Development Tools

The company is offering several tools that enable developers to work with Microsoft Team Foundation Server.

Silverlight 4 Officially Launched

Microsoft releases shipping version of Silverlight 4 with a focus on ease and speed of development

NetAdvantage for .NET Supports Windows 7 UI Styles and Visual Studio 2010

Windows Forms development is still dominant in the enterprise. Will more developers build Silverlight apps as the tooling becomes available in VS2010?

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