In-Depth Features


5 Management Essentials

This session shows team leads and team members how Visual Studio 2005 Team System helps estimate time and costs; plan and schedule the effort; and track, report, and correct as the project runs.

Best Practices for Testing and Debugging Managed Code

Visual Studio 2005 Team Edition for Software Developers features a built-in Unit Testing system that lets you define unit tests before you start programming and rerun your tests whenever you wish.

Use VSTS for Advanced Testing

Get an overview of Visual Studio 2005 Team Edition for Software Testers and its Unit Testing Framework, Test Case Management, and Advanced Load Testing tools.

The Future of the Visual Studio Development Platform

This keynote from VSLive! Orlando focuses on best-of-breed solutions and reveals the direction of Visual Studio''s next release.

Requirements Patterns With VSTS

Learn some simple yet powerful requirements patterns that you can apply to most projects and processes.

Create the Next-Generation User Experience With WPF

See how Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) includes support for advanced typography and layout, rich-media integration, and vector and 3D graphics.

Leverage New ASP.NET Security Controls

Learn how to integrate ASP.NET's built-in security tools with the features of your existing site.

What''s So Good About SQL Server 2005 OLAP?

Understand the business imperative for SQL Server 2005''s new OLAP capabilities as well as how to implement them.

Build Service-Oriented Apps With WCF

Use Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) to build secure distributed solutions that integrate across platforms and interoperate with existing investments.

The Future of Software Architecture

In an exclusive interview, John deVadoss discusses software architecture and Microsoft's new certification program.

Test Drive VB9 and DLinq

The January 2006 Language Integrated Query (LINQ) preview for the next ("Orcas") version of Visual Basic enables automating SQL Server object-relational mapping for DLinq and enhances XLinq syntax for literal XML and late binding.

Profile: Virtualizing Server Solutions

Cassatt Corporation's star-studded brain trust offers server consolidation solutions.

Gates Gives Glimpse of the 'Next Web'

Microsoft's Bill Gates discusses the "next Web" for developers and designers at the MIX06 Web Conference.

Resources for Application Lifecycle Management

Delve into application lifecycle management with this list of resources compiled by the staff of FTPOnline.

Write a Web-Based Unit Test

Take advantage of testing features in Visual Studio Team System for Software Testers to produce higher-quality Web applications.

Support Your Dev Process Better With VSTS

Martin Shoemaker reveals what''s new in Visual Studio 2005 Team System and explains how it provides comprehensive process support.

VSLive! SF 2007: Team Foundation Server to Ship in March

Microsoft's S. Soma Somasegar emphasizes VS 2005's collaboration and productivity features in his VSLive! SF keynote.

Database Dev With SQL Server Express, VB 2005

Learn how you can develop WinForms-based database applications more quickly with VS 2005 and SQL Server 2005 Express.

New Opportunities for Windows Developers

Learn how to take your skills as a Windows developer and use them in exciting new areas, including Instant Messaging, dynamic online satellite imagery, and more.

Improve Productivity With .NET Framework 2.0

Kit George shows you how to cope with common real-life hurdles, and effectively utilize the .NET Framework and VS 2005.

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