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Windows Server 2008 Not Delayed

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

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.

Give Your Users a Voice

.NET 3.0 introduces several new features that simplify utilizing speech in your applications.

Java Migration Solution Supports Visual Studio 2005

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

Longhorn's Mainframe Man

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

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.

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.

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.

Coding Lessons from Youth

Hejlsberg shares his views on Borland, managed code and what's next.

An RDP Vulnerability Just Waiting to Happen?

According to security professionals, it''s possible for users of Microsoft''s new RDP 6.0 client to bypass server-side security settings and successfully establish connections.

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

Create your own fully functional ASP.NET DataSource control.

VSLive! FL 2007: Making WPF Real

Use WPF applications to meet real-world needs.

VSLive! FL 2007: Optimize Your WPF Apps

Build more efficient application with WPF.

.NET Entity Framework Slips Beyond Orcas

Microsoft confirmed that the ADO.NET Entity Framework will not be released with Orcas

VSLive! FL 2007 Jurassic Code

Learn some ways that you can adapt to rapid changes in the world software development.

Device Development 101

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