In-Depth Features


Put the 'Smart' in Smart Client

Building applications for multiple platforms requires more consideration from developers than ever before. Find out how to make your apps 'smarter.'

Give Your Users a Voice

.NET 3.0 introduces several new features that simplify utilizing speech in your applications.

Java Migration Solution Supports Visual Studio 2005

Mainsoft has enhanced its solution, which creates Java bite code via a .NET-based platform.

Coding Lessons from Youth

Hejlsberg shares his views on Borland, managed code and what's next.

VSLive! FL 2007: What ASP.NET Developers Should Know About JavaScript

Get a foundation for understanding advanced JavaScript concepts.

VSLive! FL 2007: WCF for ASMX and Remoting Developers

Discover key WCF concepts for ASMX and Remoting programmers who are ready to begin migrating to .NET 3.0.

Update Local Data Caches with Sync Services

The Microsoft Synchronization Services 1.0 API for SQL Server 2005 Compact Edition and the new Sync Designer in the Orcas March 2007 CTP team up to generate a local data cache that synchronizes incrementally and bidirectionally with SQL Server Express.

VSLive! FL 2007: Using Orcas for Application Development

Orcas aims to unify programming models with LINQ capabilities in Visual Basic and C#.

Introducing Model-Driven Development

Use model-driven development techniques to resolve common problems associated with building applications in SOA environments.

VSLive! FL 2007: Automate Infrastructure

Unify the efforts of your entire software development team by automating infrastructure.

VSLive! FL 2007: Windows Vista for Developers

Explore the new user experiences offered in Windows Vista.

VSLive! FL 2007: Optimize Your WPF Apps

Build more efficient application with WPF.

VSLive! FL 2007 Jurassic Code

Learn some ways that you can adapt to rapid changes in the world software development.

An RDP Vulnerability Just Waiting to Happen?

According to security professionals, it''s possible for users of Microsoft''s new RDP 6.0 client to bypass server-side security settings and successfully establish connections.

Device Development 101

Get your system ready for device development and build a device application.

VSLive! FL 2007: Create a Custom ASP.NET DataSource Control

Create your own fully functional ASP.NET DataSource control.

.NET Entity Framework Slips Beyond Orcas

Microsoft confirmed that the ADO.NET Entity Framework will not be released with Orcas

VSLive! FL 2007: Making WPF Real

Use WPF applications to meet real-world needs.

Tapping the SaaS Potential

Robert Carr talks about the Web as a delivery mechanism for software and services.

Reporting on Vista Security and the VS Road Map

Investigate a familiar Vista security flaw, and check out what lies ahead for Visual Studio.