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Level 5 Networks to Accelerate High Performance Computing with Sun Microsystems

High Speed EtherFabric Available Directly to Its Customers

Putting Productivity Back in VB

Go behind Visual Basic 2005's productivity enhancements such as generics, data binding, My Classes, edit-and-continue, and more.

Modeling a New Version of VS

Read Part 2 of this exclusive interview with Microsoft's S. "Soma" Somasegar on the launch of Visual Studio 2005.

Video From Windows Tools Launch

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What's New With Visual Studio 2005

S. ''Soma'' Somasegar, corporate VP of Microsoft''s Developer Division, talks about the different skews available to Visual Studio 2005 developers. Read Part 1 of this interview.

Integrate SOA Portals With WSE

Effective policymaking with WS-Policy improves your architecture's adaptability with minimal development when external service interfaces evolve and business needs change.

Ballmer: New VS, SQL, BizTalk 'Ready'

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer hosts rocking launch of Visual Studio 2005, SQL Server 2005, and BizTalk Server 2006.

How Indigo Will Impact Developers

Learn what WCF is, why Microsoft is working on it, how it will impact developers, and where it fits into the bigger picture of Microsoft technologies.

Write High-Performance Stored Procedures

Bill Vaughn''s session focuses on some best practices to help you optimize performance when working with stored procedures.

Take Charge of Your Own Security

Microsoft has improved security for its overall platform in several key areas, but holes remain, most notably in its developer tools.

Building Mission-Critical Software

Visual Studio 2005 Team System was designed to provide a collaborative environment to help teams communicate and work productively.

Connect to SQL Server Instances

SQL Live! speaker Bill Vaughn guides you through the maze of issues you''ll face as you connect to, manage, and monitor SQL Server instances.

Programming Windows Communication Foundation

In this session, you''ll learn how the WCF architecture was designed, how it works, and most importantly--how you can leverage it to build service-oriented systems.

Simplifying Service-Oriented Apps

Windows Communication Foundation can coexist with, communicate with, or even replace existing Windows communications APIs and technologies, said Microsoft''s Richard Turner in his VSLive! Orlando keynote on Wednesday.

The Best .NET Products of 2005

Here's the list of the best software products as chosen by Visual Studio Magazine readers. These highly coveted awards were issued in Las Vegas at FTP's VSLive! conference.

.NET Windows Forms Tips and Tricks

Ken Getz''s Smart Client Live! session demonstrates several techniques you can use when building Windows applications.

Diagnostics and Health Monitoring in ASP.NET 2.0

ASP.NET 2.0 has more extensive support for diagnostics and health monitoring than any Web development environment to date.

Ajax-Style Development With ASP.NET 2.0

Visual Studio 2005 Tools for the Microsoft Office System provides a wealth of new capabilities. Learn how to create a server-based document solution, and discover VSTO''s security and deployment options.

Editors Choice Awards Inspire and Innovate

VSM's 2005 Editors Choice awards, Microsoft ASP.NET 2.0 and Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Express Edition, are innovative products that are likely to have a significant impact on the everyday lives of developers.

Integrate SOA Portals With WSE

Effective policymaking with WS-Policy improves your architecture's adaptability with minimal development when external service interfaces evolve and business needs change.

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