In-Depth Features


VSLive! SF 2007 Attendees Tell All

Implement Windows Presentation Foundation and Windows Workflow Foundation to simplify your development processes.

Exhibitors Tackle Today's Needs

Vista just got here and Orcas is coming, but users need their apps today -- and these vendors aim to help you provide them.

Straighten Out Your Strings

Get better performance and productivity by relying on .NET's native string handling capabilities.

VSLive! 2007: Microsoft Moves DBMS into the VS Developer Mainstream

Orcas will include exciting new tools and functionality for database management within VB and C# while maintaining continuity and connectivity with legacy DBMS.

VSLive! 2007: ASP.NET AJAX Under the Hood

Scott Cate illustrates how to implement key features of ASP.NET AJAX to a packed crowd at VSLive! San Francisco 2007.

VSLive! 2007: Maximize Performance with ASP.NET and Team System

Discover performance tricks in ASP.NET and VSTS Edition for Testers to make your Web site run more efficiently.

VSLive! 2007: Target Key Native APIs in Vista from Managed Code

Exploit Vista in new apps with Auks, Desktop Search, and Win32 UI elements, while maintaining backwards compatibility.

VSLive! SF 2007: Microsoft's Visual Studio Tools for Apps Debuts

Microsoft's Visual Tools for Apps (VSTA) is announced and its functionality demonstrated at VSLive! San Francisco 2007.

VSLive! SF 2007: Managing Web Content with SharePoint Server 2007

Learn the Web content management process in Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007.

Expression "Design" Beta 2 Ships

Expression Design targets graphic design professionals working on elements for both Web and desktop application UIs.

VSLive! SF 2007: Best Practices for Visual Studio Team System

Discover best practices for using Visual Studio Team System and Team Foundation Server to improve source control, work item tracking, project management, and more.

Microsoft Buys Tools Vendor DevBiz

Microsoft buys out devBiz Business Solutions, the makers of TeamPlain Web Access, a Web interface for Team Foundation Server that helps you manage work items, documents, reports, and source control repositories.

Robots with Kick

Georgia Tech's Tucker Balch says Microsoft Robotics studio could revolutionize his field.

Implement Custom Generic Collections

Take advantage of custom generic collections to manipulate data more easily in real-world applications.

Architect of the SOA Stack

Oracle's chief middleware architect opens up about Service-Oriented Architecture.

Drilldown on WSE 3.0

Take advantage of WSE 3.0 to set up Web service authentication with a username and password using only one server certificate.

A Vista Divided Against Itself

Windows Vista might be Microsoft's most secure client operating environment to date, but that doesn''t mean it's completely unassailable.

12 Microsoft Patches to Improve Security

Microsoft Security Response Center plans to publish twelve security bulletins that will address at least four

Profile: Enerjy Promotes Change in Software Development

To create quality code development teams must continually collect and analyze data on their processes for writing and building applications.

Borland Ships Gauntlet Automatic Test Tool

Borland Software adds another piece to its life-cycle quality management tool offering with its shipment of Gauntlet automated build and test software.