04/01/2008

April 2008 - Reduce Code and Server Roundtrips

Utilize table-valued parameters to write less code and to achieve higher application performance.


In-Depth

Reduce Code and Server Roundtrips

Utilize table-valued parameters to write less code and to achieve higher application performance.


Ask Kathleen

Extend Your Apps with External Add-ins

Take advantage of the System.AddIn namespace to handle logic external to your application; don't get caught by Excel's one-based indexes; and make LINQ extension methods work with ArrayLists.


C# Corner

Treat Code as Data

Take advantage of new features in C# 3.0 that let you treat code as data -- and save time over more traditional, imperative approaches to programming.


Code Focused

Access Non-.NET APIs with PInvoke

Use PInvoke to take advantage of Windows APIs that aren't part of the .NET Framework.


Developer Product Briefs

Dundas Chart for .NET, FarPoint Spread for BizTalk, and NetAdvantage for .NET and WPF

This month's new products.


Editor's Note

Is VB the Least Among Equals?

VB.NET gets left behind (again), this time by the Windows Live team.


Letters from Readers

Bring Back the Archives

Been missing the old VBPJ archives? You're not the only one.


Lhotka's Labrynth

Are Your Incentives Working?

Make sure developers don't sacrifice quality for the sake of finishing.


What's Hot

Get Source for the Framework

Microsoft's releasing some .NET 3.5 Framework swag: deployment guidelines and the source code itself.


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