February 2008 - Connect with WCF

Learn when and how to utilize Windows Communication Foundation to develop and maintain your communications layer.

Ask Kathleen

Capture Variables with Closures

Learn to pass anonymous types outside the method in which they're created; take advantage of closures when working with lambda expressions; drilldown on overloading; initialize static fields properly; and see where KeyedCollections improve performance.

Developer Product Briefs

TeamCity 3.0, LEADTOOLS Version 15, and SmartZone SDK

New products to check out this month.

Editor's Note

Good Luck, Mr. Gates

Looking ahead to Bill's departure later this year.

Letters from Readers

C# vs. VB Adoption

Is C# really gaining ground against VB? Readers weigh in.

Lhotka's Labrynth

The End of the Language Wars

.NET developers, regardless of whether they use VB or C#, realize that the .NET platform is far more important than the language they choose.

What's Hot

Get RAD with ASP.NET Extensions

This month's featured downloads include the ASP.NET 3.5 Extensions Preview, Visual Basic 9.0 language specification document and more.

.NET Insight

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