S. "Soma" Somasegar, corporate vice president of the Developer Division at Microsoft, speaks to VSM about the future of Visual Studio, including the lifecycle-management tools.
- By Patrick Meader
Build custom controls that can inherit from existing .NET controls, add custom properties to inherited controls, and support reuse in any app that needs them.
Create a customizable Suntimes calculator using the free, built-in SharePoint functionality that lets users supply their own data to a custom Web Part.
The Visual Basic .NET Programming Language targets both beginning and experienced developers alike. Paul Vick explains how VB works clearly and concisely, and he covers data types, conversions, exceptions, object-oriented properties, events, delegates, attributes, and more.
Watch a video of Paul Patrick''s Java Pro Live! keynote, in which he explores the growing trend of service-oriented security infrastructures.
Improve code reusability, reliability, flexibility, and performance with generics, one of Visual Studio .NET 2005's key enhancements.
View the slides and listen to the audio from Prashant Sridharan's opening keynote at VSLive! New York described how the much-anticipated Visual Studio 2005 that will simplify Web development.
Use Microsoft Speech Server 2004 and its new Speech Applications SDK to improve the user experience in your speech apps.
Secure the sites, subsites, content, and Web parts that make your Intranet such a powerful tool, without destroying its usefulness.
- By Bill Schneider
ASP.NET's Repeater, DataList, and DataGrid controls display data in a tabular format with various features. Learn which control is the best fit for your app.
Nothing can replace a live classroom setting, but this complete CD-ROM course on ASP.NET and Web services re-creates training sessions faithfully. Well-known experts teach using motion video, manuals, and tests.
Learn how to customize TabControl components. The author shows you how to fix shortcut keys on TabControl and hide and show TabControl pages.
Brad Abrams' .NET Framework Standard Library Annotated Reference should be on every .NET developer's bookshelf, regardless of the type of .NET development you're doing.
- By Mark Collins-Cope
An Introduction to Object-Oriented Programming with Visual Basic .NET shows you how to develop object-oriented solutions in VB.NET by showing you everything from capturing requirements to how to implement your object-oriented designs.
- By Joel Semeniuk
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ASP.NET developers often use a base class inherited from the root class Page as a template to make their Web sites look consistent. However, the HTML is often embedded in the base class, preventing the template from being previewed or edited. Learn to work around this problem by separating the template and the base class.
Use Microsoft's TerraService and MapPoint Web Services to start your own VS.NET-based mapping projects.
- By Roger Jennings
Are you looking for something new to gain advantage over competitors? Application integration could be your vehicle for driving new and innovative information and business processes.
- By Peter Varhol
The convergence of directory management and provisioning, and how organizations can leverage their directory management investments to meet their provisioning needs.
- By Ezra Duong-Van
Track changes in files using XML datasets with the DiffGram format. This format lets you track what has changed, and what hasn't.