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Improve Productivity With ASP.NET 2.0

The latest version of ASP.NET incorporates major structural changes and includes everything from new controls to new subsystems. Everything's aimed at making you more productive.

Identify Slow Code and Bottlenecks

Processor speed continues to increase according to Moore's Law, but application developers still need to worry about performance. Use performance analysis data to seek out code that executes slowly and examine the reasons why.

Visual Studio 2005 Premieres

Visual Studio 2005 includes new language features and development tools, but do you need it? Delve into this analysis of Microsoft's much-anticipated release, plus a look at what's ahead in Orcas.

Welcome to FTP's Upside Business Channel

Welcome to the launch of FTPOnline's Upside Business Channel. You'll get insights behind the news and technologies that are shaping the high-tech industry.

My Dinner With Hummer Winblad

A candid conversation with one VC firm reveals a good deal about how they operate, if not their peers. At least they paid the wine bill.

Where Are They Now?

A promising biotech company from the late 80s had Donald Rumsfeld on its board. Wonder where he ended up?

Profile: When Bad Timing Happens to Good People

VantagePoint's David Carlick reflects on heroes and idiots.

Profile: In Search of Better Data-Center Management

Splunk takes data-center management lessons from the Web.

Breaking Consolidation's Spell

Software-industry innovation isn't dead; it's just sleeping.

Profile: Tallwood Quietly Cultivates Success

Without even a sign outside the door of its Palo Alto office, Tallwood Venture Capital flies under the radar. But it''s run by several of Silicon Valley''s most noteworthy semiconductor entrepreneurs, including industry veteran Ron Yara.

Level 5 Networks to Accelerate High Performance Computing with Sun Microsystems

High Speed EtherFabric Available Directly to Its Customers

New VistaDB 2.1 release supports Visual Studio .NET 2005

Latest VistaDB 2.1 delivers over 60 improvements and expands support for Microsoft .NET 2.0 Framework and Visual Studio .NET 2005

Profile: Bells and Whistles, Out of the Box

Infragistics' development tools simplify the lives of busy coders. See what CEO Dean Guida has to say.

The Bay State Brawl

Is the Massachusetts open-standards debate the beginning of a national battle?

Sun Microsystems'' Award-Winning Java Card Platform Breaks Free With Full Contactless Technology

Contactless Capabilities Help Enable New Applications to Reap Java Technology Benefits

Profile: Heads Down

Woodside Fund focuses on early-stage semiconductor and enterprise software startups with unique, technologically promising ideas. Get insights on startup funding, outsourcing, and more from venture partner Rick Shriner.

Profile: OnRelay Bets Big on Voice

A young startup thrives amid global tech giants.

Video From Windows Tools Launch

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Putting Productivity Back in VB

Go behind Visual Basic 2005's productivity enhancements such as generics, data binding, My Classes, edit-and-continue, and more.

Modeling a New Version of VS

Read Part 2 of this exclusive interview with Microsoft's S. "Soma" Somasegar on the launch of Visual Studio 2005.

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