In-Depth Features


DirectX Marks the Spot

A co-developer of DirectX replays Microsoft's media game.

.NET Toolbox Picks

Five utilities and widgets distributed by Microsoft for .NET programmers.

Parallel Programmer

Intel's James Reinders talks about programming and compilers in the multi-core age.

Beat SharePoint Into Shape

Visual Studio 2005 extensions for Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 simplify the process of incorporating SharePoint into your Visual Studio applications.

Salary Survey: IT Workers Continue To Flourish

IT workers continue to ride a strong wave of increasing experience to a third straight year of high earnings, according to <i>Redmond</i> magazine's 12th annual Salary Survey.

Open Source Evolutionary

Miguel de Icaza on open source and his dual roles as free software visionary and corporate VP

Viva la VB!

WPF Goes to Work

Windows Presentation Foundation has been greatly underserved by Microsoft’s emphasis on glitz and glamour; learn how to take advantage of WPF in your everyday Windows business apps.

REPLACE WITH NEW ID# 1787

Use the declarative programming model to enable type-safe data access in ADO.NET.

Consuming Remote Web Services with ASP.NET AJAX

Notice that ScriptManager can't generate a client-side proxy object that can be used to call the remote service? Dan shows you the workaround.

Enterprise Architect

The creator of the Zachman Framework talks about the matrix at work.

AMD Spec for Easier Multithread Development

Integrate Windows Apps With Oracle

Publish a PL/SQL procedure in Oracle as a Web service and consume it from a Web service client in WCF.

Search & Destroy Bugs

Learn how to write programs that not only protect themselves from bugs, but that also seek them out and destroy them.

Data, Data, Everywhere Data!

Life After dBase

Database pioneer sets sail on a new course. An interview with C. Wayne Ratliff, Creator of dBASE II.

'Rosario' CTP Surfaces

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