In-Depth Features


Build and Debug Web Parts with SharePoint Extensions

Visual Studio 2008 Extensions for SharePoint makes developing and testing Web Parts almost easy, provided you install it correctly.

IDE Evolution

Is Microsoft enhancing your user experience in Visual Studio 2010 and beyond?

New Development Model: How Does Oslo Fit with Visual Studio 2010?

RDN Editor Kathleen Richards talks with Microsoft's Kris Horrocks.

Getting Directions for SharePoint

.NET developers face adjustments as they start coding for Microsoft's high-flying workflow and collaboration platform.

Generate Code from Custom File Formats

Create a custom tool to provide a flexible and easy way to generate code on demand.

Web Without Walls

IE8 GM talks about switching to standards compliance.

Connect to the Cloud

In this special interview, Microsoft Corporate Vice President Robert Wahbe discusses the Azure Services Platform and Software plus Services applications with 1105 Media's Jeffrey Schwartz and Michael Desmond.

Large-Scale Strategist

Bob Muglia on Microsoft's new cloud programming model.

The Query Optimizer

David DeWitt talks about building parallel processing into SQL Server.

Windows 7 Takes Flight

Our hands-on review of the Windows 7 pre-beta reveals an operating system that is remarkably stable.

Speed O/R Mapping with LINQ to SQL

LINQ to SQL continues to be a top contender in the .NET object/relational mapping tool market despite Microsoft's promotion of the Entity Framework as one of the "Pillars of SQL Server 2008: Dynamic Development."

Cloud Connector

Microsoft's Robert Wahbe on Azure and S+S applications.

Data Driver in the Cloud

Microsoft Technical Fellow Dave Campbell on Windows Azure and SDS.

Microsoft's Cloud Vision

Why Windows Azure and Windows 7 will change the way you work.

RIA Warrior

Microsoft's Brad Becker on Silverlight 2 and the enterprise market.

The Changing Role of DBAs: One-to-Many

Have Microsoft's new tools made you the part-time DBA?

Google Android Flaw Reopens Open Source Security Debate

A security flaw in Google's new Android operating system discovered recently by independent researchers further underscores the security debate between open source and proprietary software.

Talking Google with Brad Silverberg

Former Redmond exec discusses the battle over the Internet.

PDC: What You're Missing

Some key products won't get attention at the Professional Developers Conference. Here's a guide to what will remain under wraps at Microsoft's biggest developer showcase in years.

Can Chrome Lure Developers?

Google advances its JavaScript-centric Web dev strategy.