In-Depth Features


Profile: It's All About Quality

Most organizations in software development are interested in application quality; Instantiations is doing something about it.

Update Your VS 2005 Service Pack for Vista

Download the Visual Studio 2005 Service Pack 1 Update to ensure the best possible dev experience on Microsoft''s new operating system.

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.

Robots with Kick

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

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.

See SPOT Develop Apps

Microsoft''s .NET Micro Framework Software Developers Kit (SDK) integrates with Visual Studio 2005, enabling SPOT devices developers to work in C# in a managed code environment.

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

Implement Custom Generic Collections

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

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.

Architect of the SOA Stack

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

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.

Running Effective Meetings

Business meetings do not have to be the most despised activity in your work day.

Microsoft Ships CTP of WPF/E

Display and play back rich media, 3D and vector graphics, animation, audio, and video with Microsoft''s February CTP of Windows Presentation Foundation/Everywhere.

Taking a Look at CodeGear Turbo Delphi 2006

Turbo Delphi is not the ideal tool for most programmers, but it still gets the job done for many applications.

Honesty in the Workplace

You can influence the honesty of those around you, or at least understand the causes that lead people to be less than truthful.

Microsoft Ships SQL Server 2005 SP2

SP2 provides support for Windows Vista and Office 2007, while also offering new data compression, business intelligence, and security capabilities.

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