10/01/2008

October 2008 - Create a Data-Driven Messaging System

Hard-coded messages don't scale well, and .NET's inherent error messages are user-unfriendly. Learn how to create a more scalable and user-friendly data-driven messaging system.


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Create a Data-Driven Messaging System

Hard-coded messages don't scale well, and .NET's inherent error messages are user-unfriendly. Learn how to create a more scalable and user-friendly data-driven messaging system.


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Understand Your Code Better

Visual Studio Team System's Code Metrics feature isn't perfect, but if you understand what it's measuring and how, you can use it to gain insight into your apps' overall complexity and to spot potential problem areas.


C# Corner

Achieve Low-Impact Reuse

Sometimes it makes more sense to separate functionality you use repeatedly into its own component. Learn how to create a special command-line processing component.


Developer Product Briefs

Improve the ASP.NET Experience

Developer Express Inc.'s suite of assorted controls for ASP.NET.


DotfuscatorPro 4.3, NetAdvantage for WPF 2008 Volume 1, and XtraGauge Component Suite

The latest tools for developers.


Editor's Note

Microsoft Opens Up (Even More)

Microsoft's new Windows 7 blog goes live.


Guest Opinion

The Human Factor Always Wins Out

Welcome our new guest opinion columnist, Daniel Appleman.


Letters from Readers

Encrypt SaaS Data

Readers sound off on securing SaaS apps and Visual Studio 2008.


First Looks

On the State of VS and .NET

Q&A with Richard Hale.


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