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.
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.
Use Microsoft Speech Server 2004 and its new Speech Applications SDK to improve the user experience in your speech apps.
Improve code reusability, reliability, flexibility, and performance with generics, one of Visual Studio .NET 2005's key enhancements.
Watch a video of Paul Patrick''s Java Pro Live! keynote, in which he explores the growing trend of service-oriented security infrastructures.
Use the power of the DHTML Document Object Model to access elements of your Web Browser documents and automate data gathering.
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
Learn how to customize TabControl components. The author shows you how to fix shortcut keys on TabControl and hide and show TabControl pages.
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.
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.
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
Secure the sites, subsites, content, and Web parts that make your Intranet such a powerful tool, without destroying its usefulness.
- By Bill Schneider
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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.
IT must move beyond mere maintenance and upgrades. Rather than being viewed by the suits as a money pit, IT needs to assume leadership and propose new business processes models.
- By Peter Varhol
Track changes in files using XML datasets with the DiffGram format. This format lets you track what has changed, and what hasn't.
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
Use Microsoft's TerraService and MapPoint Web Services to start your own VS.NET-based mapping projects.
- By Roger Jennings
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