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Strategies and Techniques for Web Mashups

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

Confusion Growing About Vista SP1 Release

No information disclosed about a public beta.

Survey AJAX Frameworks and Design Patterns

Explore today''s AJAX frameworks and design patters, and implement them in your Web design and development.

Visual Studio 2008 Beta 2 Released

BPM Learns To Play With SOA

Infragistics Updates WinForms/ASP.NET Components

Infragistics releases its latest set of presentation components for Windows Forms and ASP.NET.

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.

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

Windows Server 2008 Not Delayed

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

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.

Oracle Expands .NET Offerings

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

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.

Build a Simple Device Application

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

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.

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.

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.

Longhorn's Mainframe Man

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