IN-DEPTH: Microsoft's new client OS is flying high, but does it really make sense to migrate your apps to Windows 7?
ASK KATHLEEN: Readers explore Managed Extensibility Framework, using callback delegates and how to create the equivalent of a C# partial interface in Visual Basic.
ON VB: Four ways to synchronize threads with your app's user interface.
DEVDISASTERS: After three long interviews for a .NET developer position, Maxim received a fairly generous offer and accepted it on the spot.
Since announcing the Microsoft Interoperability Initiative early last year, we've seen the company move in a consistent and tangible direction toward greater openness, cooperation and interoperability.
A VSM reader responds to the September 2009 cover story on how to use the Repository pattern to eliminate dependencies in Test-Driven Development.
REDMOND REVIEW: Since Bill Gates proclaimed Microsoft's Internet strategy in his Internet Tidal Wave memo of 1995, people have been cynical of Microsoft's embrace of the public network.
This summer Microsoft quietly released the first key components of its .NET Reactive (Rx) Framework, which allows developers to write Language Integrated Query (LINQ) expressions against events.
REVIEW: DevExpress CodeRush 9.2 is a powerful productivity booster for .NET developers that includes the Refactor! Pro tools from Developer Express.