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Microsoft Previews "Sedna" Project

Check out the latest preview of Microsoft''s

Exhibitors Tackle Today's Needs

Vista just got here and Orcas is coming, but users need their apps today -- and these vendors aim to help you provide them.

Straighten Out Your Strings

Get better performance and productivity by relying on .NET's native string handling capabilities.

VSLive! 2007: Sneak a Peek at Visual Studio's Future

Microsoft's Prashant Sridharan lifts the covers on widely anticipated Orcas and Rosario, along with a view of new Microsoft initiatives aimed at both corporate and junior-level developers.

VSLive! SF 2007 Attendees Tell All

Implement Windows Presentation Foundation and Windows Workflow Foundation to simplify your development processes.

VSLive! 2007: Microsoft Moves DBMS into the VS Developer Mainstream

Orcas will include exciting new tools and functionality for database management within VB and C# while maintaining continuity and connectivity with legacy DBMS.

Robots with Kick

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

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.

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.

Becoming a Vista-Certified App

Discover what it takes for an application to the Certified for Windows Vista or Works for Windows Vista logos.

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.

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.

Architect of the SOA Stack

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

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.

Implement Custom Generic Collections

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

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