5/1/2012

ASP.NET Test Drive

Microsoft has added muscle to Web development. We kick the tires and look under the hood of the next version.


In-Depth

Plug in to Mono for Android for Lights, Camera and Video Apps

Multimedia is expected in today's mobile applications, and the fun isn't only for smartphone and tablet users. Mono for Android, based on the Mono project's open source implementation of the Microsoft .NET Framework, can help you take advantage of Android Camera APIs in Visual Studio.


ASP.NET 4.5 Test-Drive

In the upcoming versions of Microsoft Web development tools, ASP.NET makes data binding more flexible while ASP.NET MVC makes creating AJAX applications and building mobile applications easier, among other goodies in both environments.


Frameworks

Windows 8 Will Succeed, Even If It Fails

All indications now point toward an October release of Windows 8.


Letters from Readers

Reader Feedback: Flash of Uninitialized JavaScript UI

Visual Studio Magazine Tools Editor Peter Vogel wanted to avoid the raw, uninitialized HTML/HTML5 that users sometimes see in their browsers before JavaScript properly arranges things.


Papa's Perspective

The Impact from Windows 8, in 2012 and Beyond

Time is causing Windows to evolve, but those changes offer new opportunities for app developers.


Practical .NET

Changes Large and Small: WCF 4.5 and the ASP.NET Web API

While Windows Communication Foundation 4.5 has lots of little improvements, the ASP.NET Web API is a very big change. You'll probably end up taking advantage of both, so here's what's in the pipeline for you.


Redmond Review

What System Center Can Do for Developers

Microsoft System Center 2012 is out, and Microsoft .NET Framework developers everywhere are cheering.


UI Code Expert

Richer UI Design with PowerPoint Storyboarding

PowerPoint Storyboarding, a new feature of Visual Studio 11, brings new dimensions to UI design.


Product Reviews

Doc-To-Help 2012 Adds HTML5-Based Mobile Help

Doc-To-Help continues to provide a single source for a variety of document and help types, including a jQuery format targeted for mobile devices.


.NET Insight

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