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VSLive! FL 2007: Windows Vista for Developers

Explore the new user experiences offered in Windows Vista.

Update Local Data Caches with Sync Services

The Microsoft Synchronization Services 1.0 API for SQL Server 2005 Compact Edition and the new Sync Designer in the Orcas March 2007 CTP team up to generate a local data cache that synchronizes incrementally and bidirectionally with SQL Server Express.

VSLive! FL 2007: Automate Infrastructure

Unify the efforts of your entire software development team by automating infrastructure.

VSLive! FL 2007: Optimize Your WPF Apps

Build more efficient application with WPF.

Device Development 101

Get your system ready for device development and build a device application.

VSLive! FL 2007: Create a Custom ASP.NET DataSource Control

Create your own fully functional ASP.NET DataSource control.

Introducing Model-Driven Development

Use model-driven development techniques to resolve common problems associated with building applications in SOA environments.

Tapping the SaaS Potential

Robert Carr talks about the Web as a delivery mechanism for software and services.

Reporting on Vista Security and the VS Road Map

Investigate a familiar Vista security flaw, and check out what lies ahead for Visual Studio.

Microsoft Delivers First Public Beta of Orcas and .NET 3.5

Visual Studio Orcas and the .NET 3.5 Framework are now in public beta.

Build a Custom Data-Bound Generator

Learn how to write custom data-bound generator.

Microsoft Issues ASP.NET Glitch Fix

Microsoft has released a public hotfix patch to address a number of ASP.NET 2.0 compilation issues, according to Microsoft Developer Division General Manager Scott Guthrie.

String.Together Snazzy String Routines

String handling is one of the most basic -- and important -- capabilities that all developers must deal with. Learn how to take maximum advantage of the way VB .NET handles strings.

ASP.NET Futures Release Showcases New Controls and Capabilities

Check out Microsoft''s early versions of new tools for ASP.NET and the Silverlight cross-platform browser plug-in.

Get Down and Glitzy With Gadgets

Add pizzazz to your users' desktops with Windows Gadgets, lightweight desktop applications that provide useful bits of functionality while also bringing fun back to the development process.

Next Version of VB Dubbed ''VBx''

Paul Vick dishes on Microsoft''s reboot of Visual Basic.

Device Development Makes a Move

Don''t be deterred by Microsoft''s recent changes to the mobile development space.

Microsoft Warns of New DNS Attacks

Microsoft Corp.'s far from silent spring continues.

Write Tests Before You Code

Use the Test-Driven Development methodology in Visual Studio Team System to write tests and improve the quality of your code.

Addressing SOA's Vulnerability

Get beyond the myths of service-oriented architecture. Learn how to leverage WCF to successfully implement SOA design patterns that can help deliver on the promises of SOA.

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