November 2007 - Optimize LINQ to SQL Performance

Learn how to steamline access, avoid costly bottlenecks and maximize flexiblity. Plus designing apps for future flexibility, designers and developers working together, banishing UAC issues, the incredible exploding mindshare of C# and much more.

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Banish UAC Issues

User Account Control (UAC) issues usually result from improperly allowing administrator-level access in your applications. Learn how UAC works and make such problems a thing of the past.

C# Corner

Design Apps for Future Flexibility

You can't predict change, but you can prepare for it. Learn how to avoid cases where you need to remove work and rework too much of what you've already done.

Code Focused

Simplify Application Instancing

Take advantage of the new PipeStream classes and XML features in .NET 3.5 and VB9 to resolve the age-old problem of creating a single-instance application.

Developer Product Briefs

Dundas Gauge for SharePoint

Plus FishGrid.NET Light 1.0 and Sentinel Visualizer.

Editor's Note

C#'s Exploding Mindshare

Why is C# taking the lead over VB.NET?

Letters from Readers

On Avoiding ToLower

A reader writes in to ask if uppercase is OK, why isn't using ToLower?

Lhotka's Labrynth

Designers and Developers: Better Together

Rockford shares his take on what worked (and what didn't) when collaborating with a designer on a new project using VS 2008, Express Blend and Team Foundation Server

What's Hot

Protect and Authenticate Your Apps

Get the Code Protector SDK, plus new VS 2005 SDK v4 samples, Microsoft Windows Search 3.x SDK and more.

First Looks

Desaware: Secure Your Intellectual Property

Versitile, .NET-based licensing-management software.

.NET Insight

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