Microsoft Offers SDL Tools to the Masses

Microsoft's Secure Development Lifecycle initiative introduces a set of dev requirements aimed at reducing security defects in software.

Silverlight 2 Release Candidate Available

Developers can get prepared for the next version of Microsoft's rich Internet application platform by grabbing Silverlight 2 Release Candidate 0 developer runtime edition, which became publicly available on Thursday of last week.

Microsoft To Expand Security Lifecycle Expertise

Microsoft is crossing the aisles to see the security process through from start to finish -- not just internally, but for outside software developers too.

Ranorex Studio Automates Testing Tasks

Austria-based testing-tools vendor Ranorex GmbH has released an automated application-testing solution targeting Windows, .NET and Web development.

IIS Tool Filters SQL-Injection Attacks

Microsoft’s UrlScan 3.0 is an improved security filter for Internet Information Services Web server designed to prevent SQL-injection attacks.

Ranorex Studio Automates Testing Tasks

Testing tools vendor Ranorex releases automated application-testing solution for Windows, .NET and Web development.

Managed-Code Mysteries

Understanding and applying the principles of memory management is key to building high-performing managed applications.

The Upside of ALM

Why software development as a repeatable business process may work for you.

First Look: IE8 Beta 2 -- Catching Up With Firefox

Internet Explorer 8 Beta 2 was released late last month, so I gave it a test run.

CollabNet Ups ALM Ante

CollabNet offers a new version of SourceForge Enterprise, an ALM system that provides a single interface for Visual Studio and Eclipse IDEs.

Xenocode Protects .NET IP

Xenocode releases Postbuild 2008 for .NET, a code-obfuscation and deployment tool that protects intellectual property.

Alfresco Gets SharePoint Savvy

Alfresco Software’s open source enterprise content management system presents a new challenge to SharePoint.

Slow-Motion Automation

Software development gone wrong -- terribly wrong.

Intercept Studio 5.0 Monitors Apps

AVIcode releases the newest version of its AVIcode Intercept Studio, an application-monitoring and reporting suite for .NET dev shops.

Microsoft Ships Visual Studio 2008 and .NET SP1

Microsoft released to manufacturing its widely touted first service pack (SP) of Visual Studio 2008 and .NET Framework 3.5.

Agile Stories

How to track Agile requirements with Windows SharePoint Services.

Borland Management Solutions Targets App Delivery

Borland expands its ALM suite with Borland Management Solutions, aimed at improving software-delivery processes.

Virtualization Hits the Cloud

Skytap’s Virtual Lab service lets developers subscribe to virtual machines (VMs) and provides a VM image library and a virtual lab-management app.

DevSuite 7.0 Boasts Requirements Management

TechExcel ships DevSuite 7.0, an ALM solution with a requirements planning focus that’s tailored for enterprise dev shops.

Microsoft Talks up SDL

Redmond’s Secure Development Lifecycle requirements aim to counter security defects in the face of recent SQL attacks.

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