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Strategies and Techniques for Web Mashups

Build a real-world business model based on a mashup product.

IE7 Cross-Browser Scripting Exploit Goes Zero Day

Vulnerability affects users with IE and Firefox.

Accelerate Apps With Velocity Reporting

Learn to set up and change durations in a supply-chain application that's both metadata- and template-driven.

Visual Studio 2008 Beta 2 Released

Access MySQL Database With PHP

Use the PHP extension for MySQL to access data from the MySQL database.

Certification Czar

Master of exams Lutz Ziob, General Manager, Microsoft Learning, talks about Redmond's new certs.

Oracle Expands .NET Offerings

Oracle is giving its .NET tools an upgrade and adding a new one to the portfolio.

Infragistics Working on Silverlight and ASP.NET Controls

Infragistics is developing tools for Microsoft''s Silverlight cross-platform browser plug-in, as well as a new set of server controls that will work on both ASP.NET 2.0 and the upcoming ASP.NET 3.5.

Muglia Maps Microsoft's 'Journey Towards Dynamic IT'

Bob Muglia, senior vice president of the Microsoft Server and Tools division, talks .NET, Windows Server 2008, SQL and more

Microsoft Plans Visual Studio Shell

Microsoft is readying a beta of a new SKU of Visual Studio 2008, intended for those who want to embed it into their own tools.

Virtual Vista Versions Revealed

Microsoft will offer free trials of Windows Vista and Visual Studio 2005.

Windows Server 2008 Not Delayed

Windows Server Division blog counters speculation that the release of Windows Server 2008 could be delayed until 2008.

The Best .NET Products of 2007

VSM reveals the best of 2007 with its updated product guide and the announcement of this year's annual Readers Choice Award winners.

Build a Simple Device Application

Avoid common pitfalls with these step-by-step instructions for writing your first device application.

XAML: Rethink How You Code UIs

XAML (and WPF and WF) promise to change how we program. But before you can put it to use, you need a firm understanding of what this technology is and what its strengths are.

Longhorn's Mainframe Man

The making of windows Server 2008 -- a Q&A with Bill Laing, General Manager, Microsoft Windows Server Division.

Java Migration Solution Supports Visual Studio 2005

Mainsoft has enhanced its solution, which creates Java bite code via a .NET-based platform.

Put the 'Smart' in Smart Client

Building applications for multiple platforms requires more consideration from developers than ever before. Find out how to make your apps 'smarter.'

5 Best Practices to Improve Process and Methodology

Get best practices for using TFS and Team System to improve process and methodology.

Vista Has Fewest Vulnerabilities at 6-Month Mark

Microsoft claims that Windows Vista has proven exceptionally secure so far.