In-Depth Features


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.

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.

.NET Entity Framework Slips Beyond Orcas

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

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.

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.

Build a Custom Data-Bound Generator

Learn how to write custom data-bound generator.

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.

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.

Microsoft Warns of New DNS Attacks

Microsoft Corp.'s far from silent spring continues.

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.

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.

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.

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.